LFHD and Dollar General partner for vaccines

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The Lord Fairfax Health District is partnering with Dollar General stores around the valley to provide free COVID-19 vaccines.

Vaccine clinics will be held at various locations throughout the valley starting Tuesday, February 8th and continue on each Tuesday and Saturday through the rest of the month.

The Dollar General locations in rotation include Stephens City, Middletown, Toms Brook, Edinburg, and Shenandoah.

Moderna and Johnson and Johnson vaccines will be available for anyone over 18 and Pfizer for 5 and up.

Boosters will be given to those eligible and please bring your previous vaccination card.

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Shenandoah County construction worker rescued

Thursday afternoon, Shenandoah County Emergency Communications Center received a 911 call about a construction worker trapped in an excavated ditch.

Before the arrival of emergency personnel, coworkers of the victim tried to remove dirt and perform rescue breaths.

Responders from the Harrisonburg-Rockingham County Technical Rescue Team aided in the recovery where they first stabilized the walls of the ditch before removing the victim 2 and a half hours after the initial incident.

Numerous fire and rescue departments from Edinburg, Woodstock, Mt. Jackson, and Shenandoah County aided in the rescue as well.

The victim was transported to UVA medical center via helicopter with non-life-threatening injuries.

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40th Annual Ole Time Festival

Edinburg is holding their 40th annual Ole Time Festival.

This is one of the Shenandoah Valley’s most unique events and will take you back in time.

The festivities began Friday but the best is yet to come this weekend.

The Children’s Fun Festival will be open Saturday and Sunday and feature a petting zoo, face painting, a magic show and more.

There will be dozens of crafters making handmade goods on site including basketmakers and blacksmiths.

The Fair also gathered together some of the areas best musicians to entertain all weekend long like The Virginians, Cooters Garage Band, Matt and Dan and many more.

The weekend will culminate in the Amazing Bed Race which is exactly how it sounds.

For more information on the full list of events, head to www.EdinburgOleTImeFestival.org.

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