COVID-19

COVID-19 Tracker (Sept. 7, 2021)

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REGIONAL -- Included below is the current data (as of Sept. 6, 2021) regarding COVID-19. Data by Locality Locality Case Count Hospitalization Count Death Count James City County 5,687 209 78 City of Williamsburg 915 37 14 York...
People who were exposed may benefit from a vaccine to prevent Hepatitis A if they get it within two weeks of being exposed. (WYDaily/Courtesy Flickr)

VDH Has Announced Third Doses of Vaccine Will Be Provided for Immunocompromised Residents

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RICHMOND -- On Friday, August 13, the Virginia Department of Health (VDH) has announced that a third dose of the COVID-19 vaccine will be...
Two brothers from Yorktown are raising money for the Virginia Peninsula Foodbank with hand-sewn masks (WYDaily/Pixabay)

Statewide Public Health Emergency Order Requires Face Masks in K-12 Schools

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STATEWIDE -- Yesterday afternoon, Gov. Ralph Northam announced a Public Health Emergency Order requiring universal masking in all indoor settings in Virginia’s K-12 schools. This...
The Governor's Palace at Colonial Williamsburg. (WYDaily/File photo)

$861,080 of Grants Awarded to Local Tourism Initiatives

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STATEWIDE- Across Virginia, 64 tourism initiatives are now the recipients of  grants totaling up to $861,080 as part of the Virginia Tourism Corporation’s (VTC)...
(WYDaily/Courtesy of CDC)

The Delta Variant: Where Local Municipalities Are and What the VDH is Expecting

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UPDATE (Aug. 13, 2021): City of Williamsburg has joined other municipalities in Hampton Roads, requiring that city government employees who are not yet fully...

Surge in COVID-19 Variant Causes W&M to Amend Mask Policy

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WILLIAMSBURG -- In light of recent surges in COVID-19 infections nationwide, to include the more highly contagious Delta Variant, the College of William &...

ICYMI: COVID-19 Updates (May 21- June 3, 2021)

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Here are the latest statistic as of Thursday, June 3: The latest numbers for the Peninsula Health District, which includes the Historic Triangle, are below,...

Going away for Memorial Day weekend? Expect to pay more for gas, AAA Tidewater Virginia says

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HAMPTON ROADS -- Drivers can expect to pay more for gas the next couple weeks leading up to Memorial Day weekend. The price of gas...