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proposed equity policy

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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rabies risk in strasburg

no responses. December 8, 2019 News_one

Lord Fairfax Health District Warns of Rabies Risk in Bats


Lord Fairfax Health District Warns of Rabies Risk in Bats

On several occasions starting on November 24, residents of a rural property in Warren County encountered bats inside their house.  Since that time, three of these […]

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Budget Proposal

no responses. November 19, 2019 Josh Henry

Meth Overdose Deaths Rise in Virginia


Meth Overdose Deaths Rise in Virginia

November 19, 2019 From the AP Wire  RICHMOND – Health Officials in Virginia reported that methamphetamine related overdose deaths are on the rise. The Richmond Times-Dispatch reports the Virginia […]

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rabies risk in strasburg

no responses. October 25, 2019 Josh Henry

Hepatitis A Risk Appears in Winchester


Hepatitis A Risk Appears in Winchester

October 25, 2019 WINCHESTER – The Virginia Department of Health issued an alert to Winchester and Frederick County residents about a hepatitis A risk that recently appeared […]

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rabies risk in strasburg

no responses. October 21, 2019 Josh Henry

Rabid Cat Attacks Resident Near Toms Brook


Rabid Cat Attacks Resident Near Toms Brook

October 21, 2019 TOMS BROOK – A rabid feral cat attacked a person near route 623 over the weekend. The cat was captured and euthanized. The Shenandoah […]

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no responses. October 2, 2019 Josh Henry

CHR Program in Winchester Faces Uphill Battle


CHR Program in Winchester Faces Uphill Battle

October 2, 2019 WINCHESTER – Several Winchester City officials are refusing to approve a needle exchange program in the City. The Comprehensive Harm Reduction program was initialized […]

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no responses. September 26, 2019 Josh Henry

Community Discussions on Maternal Health Sweep VA


Community Discussions on Maternal Health Sweep VA

September 26, 2019 WINCHESTER – In an effort to fix the racial disparity in the maternal mortality rate in Virginia, the Administration of Governor Ralph Northam has […]

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Virginia Officially Hepatitis A “Outbreak State”


Virginia Officially Hepatitis A “Outbreak State”

The Virginia Department of Health is warning of an increase in Hepatitis A cases statewide. The rise in Hepatitis A is consistent with that in many […]

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pandemic metrics dashboard

no responses. December 5, 2018 Josh Henry

VDH Dispels Rumors of Hepatitis A in Winchester Area


VDH Dispels Rumors of Hepatitis A in Winchester Area

The Virginia Department of Health is emphasizing that there is no hepatitis A outbreak in Winchester or Clarke County. The organization sent out notices to the […]

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winchester's drinking water

no responses. October 1, 2018 Josh Henry

Winchester’s Drinking Water Meets Lead and Copper Regulations


Winchester’s Drinking Water Meets Lead and Copper Regulations

According to the Virginia Department of Health, Office of Drinking Water, the City of Winchester’s drinking water meets all lead and copper regulations as required by […]

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no responses. July 18, 2018 Josh Henry

VA Department of Health Weighs In on Stephens City Water Issue


VA Department of Health Weighs In on Stephens City Water Issue

The Virginia Department of Health has sent a recommendation on a dispute between Stephens City and its water supplier, Frederick Water, that has resulted in reciprocal […]

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valley health covid-19 vaccine

no responses. April 25, 2018 Josh Henry

Warren Memorial Hospital Rezoning Application Approved


Warren Memorial Hospital Rezoning Application Approved

At its regular Monday meeting, the Front Royal Town Council approved the new Warren Memorial Hospital’s rezoning application. The decision came amidst outcry concerning the new […]

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