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COVIDWISE app to aid contact tracing


COVIDWISE app to aid contact tracing

Gov. Northam yesterday announced the launch of COVIDWISE, an exposure notification app that will alert users if they have been in close contact with an individual […]

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canning project

no responses. July 24, 2020 News_one

Route 11 Yard Crawl canceled


Route 11 Yard Crawl canceled

This year’s Route 11 Yard Crawl has been canceled after careful consideration and recommendations from the Virginia Department of Health’s Lord Fairfax Health District. “The nature […]

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free covid-19 testing

no responses. July 7, 2020 News_one

VDH offering free COVID-19 testing today and tomorrow in Winchester


VDH offering free COVID-19 testing today and tomorrow in Winchester

The Virginia Department of Health is providing free walk-up COVID-19 testing today, July 7 and tomorrow, July 8 at two locations in Winchester. COVID-19 testing will […]

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VDH updates COVID-19 Dashboard to include more detailed race, ethnicity data


VDH updates COVID-19 Dashboard to include more detailed race, ethnicity data

The Virginia Department of Health‘s (VDH) COVID-19 Dashboard now includes more detailed information on race and ethnicity. The updated dashboard will provide a better look at […]

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covidcheck

no responses. May 23, 2020 news_two

Virginia Department of Health unveils COVIDCheck


Virginia Department of Health unveils COVIDCheck

Gov. Northam has announced a new resource for Virginians called COVIDCheck. COVIDCheck is an online risk-assessment tool to check your symptoms and connect with the appropriate […]

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free covid-19 testing

no responses. May 16, 2020 news_two

Virginia Department of Health hiring contact tracers


Virginia Department of Health hiring contact tracers

The Virginia Department of Health is now hiring contact tracers in order to better fight COVID-19. Contact tracers work with a COVID-19 patient to help them […]

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no responses. April 23, 2020 news_two

Luray long-term care facility confirms first case of COVID-19


Luray long-term care facility confirms first case of COVID-19

Skyview Springs Rehab and Nursing Center in Luray has confirmed their first case of COVID-19. The staff responded immediately, and is working closely with Valley Health […]

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no responses. April 10, 2020 News_one

Shenandoah National Park closes due to COVID-19 concerns


Shenandoah National Park closes due to COVID-19 concerns

Shenandoah National Park is closed until further notice. Superintendent Jennifer Flynn and other officials made the decision after the National Park Service (NPS) received a letter […]

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no responses. April 6, 2020 News_one

Shenandoah National Park announces further operational changes


Shenandoah National Park announces further operational changes

Shenandoah National Park will be offering limited services outside of those that support visitor and resource protection. The park, in response to guidance from Virginia Department of […]

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public participation council meetings

no responses. March 17, 2020 News_one

State of emergency declared for Winchester; city buildings closed to the public


State of emergency declared for Winchester; city buildings closed to the public

To prepare for potential future impact on the city in costs and resources, Interim City Manager Mary Price declared a state of emergency for the City […]

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no responses. March 16, 2020 News_one

Northam announces ban on events consisting of 100+ people


Northam announces ban on events consisting of 100+ people

On Sunday, Gov. Ralph Northam announced a ban on any gathering with more than 100 people in an effort to reduce the potential spread of COVID-19. […]

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back-to-school plans

no responses. March 9, 2020 News_one

Handley High teacher sent home Friday for possible exposure to coronavirus


Handley High teacher sent home Friday for possible exposure to coronavirus

Winchester Public Schools (WPS) Superintendent Jason Van Heukelum announced in an email that a teacher at Handley High School was sent home Friday after receiving notification they are […]

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