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William & Mary COVID-19 Data At A Glance

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WILLIAMSBURG -- In their efforts to help protect students, staff, and the surrounding community, William & Mary (W&M) publishes a public record of COVID-19...
(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...
Vendors with Williamsburg Bazaar have started to sew homemade face masks to donate to local healthcare workers. (WYDaily/Pexels)

Delta Variant on the Rise; New Mask Guidance Issued

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NATIONWIDE -- On Tuesday, July 28, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued new guidance regarding facial coverings/masks in light of the...

VDH Encourages Masks in Schools But Stops Short of Mandating Them

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STATEWIDE -- With the start of the school year quickly approaching, the Virginia Department of Health (VDH) and the Virginia Department of Education (VDOE)...
The Virginia Department of Education reminded parents that children must be immunized before the beginning of the school year. (Courtesy Unsplash)

FDA Issues New Fact Sheet Due to Increase Risk of Guillain-Barré Syndrome with Janssen COVID-19 Vaccine

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NATIONWIDE -- On Tuesday, July 13, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced that it would release new fact sheets regarding the Janssen...

Racoon Tests Positive for Rabies Virus in York County

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YORK COUNTY -- On Friday, June 11, the Peninsula Health District (PHD) announced that a racoon found in York County tested positive for the...
One step closer: Pfizer Inc. and BioNTech SE have applied for a FDA emergency use authorization for their coronavirus vaccine. (WYDaily/ Courtesy of Unsplash)

Lost Your Vaccine Card? Here’s What to Do

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STATEWIDE -- Having your card handy to show proof of vaccination could be important in certain situations. But what if you've lost that little card? First...
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)

What you need to know to get your child vaccinated

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REGIONAL -- Since the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for adolescents earlier this month, healthcare systems across the state...