The Virginia Department of Health has started reporting more data related to COVID-19 contact tracing that the public can now view on a weekly basis. WFIR’s Rachel Meell has the story:
For the latest data from the Virginia Department of Health, click here.
After being under quarantine or stay-at-home orders for several months, people are more anxious than ever to get out and go on vacation. If you do plan on traveling, Carilion Clinic has some guidelines to help keep you safe, as WFIR’s Rachel Meell reports:
For more information on COVID-19 travel safety, click here.
As the state continues its efforts to recover from coronavirus closures, Roanoke County’s Economic Development Department has launched a small business recovery grant program. WFIR’s Rachel Meell has the story:
With COVID-19 cases on the rise in the Roanoke Valley, the Grandin Theatre Foundation is planning to adjust their practices to provide patrons the opportunity to come back into the theatre. WFIR’s Rachel Meell has the story:
The COVID-19 shutdowns have caused many to become unemployed, but a new non-profit organization has created a program to help people retrain and get new jobs. WFIR’s Rachel Meell has the story:
As the state continues to move forward with reopening, Rosie’s Gaming Emporium in Vinton has put extra effort to ensure people’s safety as they plan to reopen this week. WFIR’s Rachel Meell has the story:
COVID-19 lockdowns have caused many to start showing signs of depression and doctors are noticing an increase in cases. Greenbrook TMS NeuroHealth Centers has an innovative, non-invasive treatment that could help people battling depression. WFIR’s Rachel Meell has more:
Make-A-Wish Greater Virginia is going to continue their recent tradition of honoring six local women in the Blue Ridge W.I.S.H. Circle who helped raise money for the organization, but in a slightly different way. WFIR’s Rachel Meell has more:
For more information or to make a donation to Make-A-Wish Greater Virginia, click here.
The Harvester Performance Center is going to start hosting outdoor performances in a new location now that Virginia is in Phase Two of reopening. WFIR’s Rachel Meell has that story:
For more information about the shows’ safety and other protocols, click here.
Roanoke Children’s Theatre is working to get performances started again, but they need some support from the community after the organization suffered financial losses from the coronavirus. WFIR’s Rachel Meell has the story:
For more information on how to make a donation, click here.