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Governor’s order states masks are required in all public buildings, but what about at local polling centers? Well…

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Thousands of people are getting ready to vote on Election Day but in light of the coronavirus pandemic, this year will be different. Very different. Local...
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York County will begin phased in-person instruction next week. Here’s what you need to know

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The York County School Division will begin to implement in-person learning starting this Monday through their hybrid model. The returning groups will be students in...
Following a nationwide wave of lip-syncing police officers, the York-Poquoson Sheriff’s Office and York County Department of Fire & Life Safety are ready to join in the fun. (WYDaily/Courtesy of YPSO)

York County Fire and Life Safety to get new PPE and emergency radios

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The York County Department of Fire and Life Safety will be getting new personal protective equipment and emergency communications radio to improve not only...
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Here’s how local health care systems are addressing the continuing need for PPE

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While the beginning of the pandemic caused many medical facilities to panic over the amount of needed personal protective equipment, local health care systems...
Nathaniel Moore, a physician’s assistant in the Emergency Room at University of Vermont Medical Center, has started a new charity that collects graduation gowns and donates them to health care systems to use as personal protective equipment. (WYDaily/Gowns4Good Facebook)

A new organization is taking graduation gowns and turning them into personal protective equipment

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When Nathaniel Moore looked around at his peers in the medical field, he was concerned about their lack of protection against the coronavirus. But instead...
Elective surgeries have resumed in Virginia. (WYDaily/ File photo)

An area health care system is not testing patients for the coronavirus before elective surgery while others are. Here’s why

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As elective surgeries start ramping up amid the coronavirus pandemic, some health care systems in the area are taking extra precautions by testing their...
Elective surgeries have resumed in Virginia. (WYDaily/ File photo)

How are area hospitals handling elective surgeries during the coronavirus?

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It’s been a week since hospitals have resumed performing elective surgeries on the Peninsula. On March 25, Gov. Ralph Northam signed an executive order banning...
The system uses a concentrated hydrogen peroxide vapor to decontaminate N95 masks, which can sustain up to 20 decontamination cycles without degrading filtration performance. (WYDaily/Courtesy of Battelle)

Decontamination system used to sterilize PPE for reuse coming to this Peninsula city

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Three Battelle Critical Care Decontamination Systems that sterilize personal protective equipment for reuse is coming to Virginia. One of the systems will be sent to Newport News. Gov....