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Getaway Cafe at the Williamsburg Regional Library will host various events such as time with therapy dogs for those with early memory loss. (WYDaily/File photo)

Does your pet need its rabies vaccine? Here’s how to get one for free

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If your animal needs a rabies vaccination soon, you’re in luck. Several agencies have partnered to provide a free rabies clinic for area animals from...

Here’s a quick guide to flood water safety

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As Hurricane Florence closes in, major tidal flooding is a threat to the coastal regions of Hampton Roads. Here are a few things you should...
A raccoon found in Poquoson has tested positive for rabies. (WYDaily/Courtesy National Park Service)

Raccoon tests positive for rabies in Poquoson

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A raccoon found in Poquoson recently has tested positive for rabies, health officials said. The Peninsula Health District said the raccoon was found in the...
An Aedes aegypti mosquito takes a blood meal from her human host. (WYDaily/Courtesy Flickr, Prof. Frank Hadley Collins, Director, Center. for Global Health and Infectious Diseases, University of Notre Dame)

Coming weeks are typically the most active for human West Nile virus infections. Here’s why

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It’s probably safe to say that everyone knows this summer has been a very active one for mosquitoes across Hampton Roads. Step outside just about...

Breastfeeding is the ‘foundation of life,’ and this Hampton group gave mothers info about it

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HAMPTON — The city's WIC Program and health department joined forces with Hampton Healthy Families to create an information session Thursday for mothers in...
Since 2009, Envoy and the nursing home’s former owner-operator, Ruxton Health of Williamsburg, have paid out more than $1 million in settlements for alleged neglect and malpractice at 1235 Mount Vernon Ave. (WYDaily/Sarah Fearing)

Part II: After deaths, citations, Envoy faces repercussions with court settlements

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This article is the second in a two-part investigative series about Envoy of Williamsburg. Read the first part of the series here.  When Andrea Clarke entered...

Cooking out this weekend? Watch those food temps

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VIRGINIA BEACH — Memorial Day is a time to remember those who have given their lives to the cause of freedom. It’s also a time...

Whatever you do, don’t harvest shellfish here

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HAMPTON — The state's Department of Health has closed a portion of Back River to shellfish harvesting over concerns of potential contamination following a sewage spill. A sewer...