46 deaths and 312 hospitalized, reports Virginia Department of Health
5:30 p.m. April 3 update: A woman in her 80s has died from COVID-19 related causes, the Chickahominy Health District reported Friday afternoon. She is the first fatality in this district, which covers Charles City, Goochland, Hanover and New Kent counties. 4:30 p.m. April 3 update: A 17th resident of Canterbury Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center
Nursing home has seen 16 COVID-19 deaths; 108 residents tested positive for the virus.
Canterbury Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center was slow to accept Henrico County’s help at the start of the COVID-19 outbreak that has left 16 residents dead and 108 people positive at the facility, Henrico County Manager John Vithoulkas said during a news conference Thursday evening. “We have respected their autonomy and offered them support,” said Henrico
Don Aungst was most recently CFO at Susquehanna University.
Averett University announced Thursday that Don Aungst has become the university’s new vice president and chief financial and operating officer. He started at the Danville college this month. Aungst was most recently the CFO at Susquehanna University in Pennsylvania. He has more than 30 years of experience in higher education leadership positions. He has also
Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Virginia Beach-based end-to-end drone pilot service company DroneUp LLC announced Thursday it has acquired Glenview, Illinois-based AeroVista Innovations LLC (AVI). The merged company will rebrand as The DroneUp Training Academy. DroneUp acquired AVI’s assets, employees and customer contracts. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed. AVI was founded in 2016 and provides in-house drone
Mike Dunn was most recently CFO of NeoSystems LLC.
Reston-based information technology company Contegix announced Thursday that it has named Mike Dunn as its new chief financial officer. Dunn was most recently the CFO of systems integrator and managed hosting provider NeoSystems LLC. He has also previously been CFO of Siteworx and Recovery Point Systems. In his new role, he will be responsible for
Donation from alumni Debra Coffman Howe will go to nursing
The Northern Virginia Community College Educational Foundation (NOVA Foundation) announced Thursday it has received a $1 million donation from Debra Coffman Howe of Palm Beach, Florida. The funding will go to Howe’s existing endowment fund for NOVA nursing student scholarships and also to the NOVA COVID-19 Emergency Student Aid Fund. Howe was a NOVA nursing
Norfolk is one of 10 cities receiving assistance from McLean-based firm
McLean-based global IT consulting firm Booz Allen Hamilton has pledged to keep its 27,000 workers employed at least through July 1 during the COVID-19 crisis, and has also pledged funding to support employees dealing with health care and child care issues. The company announced Thursday it will redirect $100 million to a “pandemic resilience program”
Applications open April 6. Also, city no longer has to contribute funds in Redskins Training Camp contract
The Richmond Economic Development Authority announced Thursday it will begin offering no-interest loans up to $20,000 to small businesses harmed by the COVID-19 crisis. The Richmond EDA has made $1 million available for the relief fund, according to the city’s economic development director, Leonard Sledge. Businesses based within the city limits with fewer than 25
92 residents have tested positive
Sixteen residents of a Henrico County long-term care facility have died from causes related to COVID-19, the center reported Thursday afternoon. Five people who lived at Canterbury Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center died in the past 24 hours, according to a statement from Canterbury Administrator Jeremiah Davis, and three earlier deaths were confirmed as positive cases
U.Va. law student was initially told she was in academic violation after her unit was activated by N.Y. governor.
3 p.m. update: According to a letter posted on Virginia Law Weekly, U.Va. School of Law’s Academic Review Committee has granted student Frannie Skardon an exception, allowing her to remain a full-time student while serving in the Army National Guard. Her unit has been called up to assist in the COVID-19 emergency in New York City.