Affected workers were notified last week.
Chesterfield County will furlough more than 500 part-time and full-time county employees starting April 4 until further notice, the county announced Tuesday in a released statement. Employees were notified last week of the furloughs. “Unfortunately, we find ourselves in unusual circumstances as the national, state and local economies continue to be negatively impacted by COVID-19
The health care system operates 11 hospitals in Richmond and Hampton Roads.
Bon Secours Mercy Health —which operates 11 hospitals in the Richmond and Hampton Roads regions — has furloughed 700 full-time employees across seven states and 12 markets, the health care system announced Tuesday. The health care system said in a released statement that the furloughs come as a result of fewer people seeking primary care,
Woman in her 80s has died.
A woman in her 80s is the first person in the Thomas Jefferson Health District to die from the COVID-19 coronavirus, officials there announced Tuesday. The district includes the city of Charlottesville and the counties of Albemarle, Fluvanna, Greene, Louisa, and Nelson. The Virginia Department of Health updates its COVID-19 stats daily at 9 a.m.,
Henrico County long-term care facility says 41 residents have tested positive
Tuesday morning, Canterbury Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center in Henrico County reported that seven residents with confirmed cases of COVID-19 have died, and two other deaths from the past week are thought to be related to the disease. In total, the center said in a news release, 41 residents have tested positive for the virus, including
A man in his 70s died, VDH announced Monday afternoon
A man in his 70s has died from causes related to COVID-19, the Piedmont Health District reported Monday afternoon. This is first coronavirus fatality in the district, which covers Amelia, Buckingham, Charlotte, Cumberland, Lunenburg, Nottoway and Prince Edward counties southwest of Richmond. With this death, the total of COVID-19-related fatalities statewide is 26, according to
The property includes 68 units and one rental home.
The Signal Hill Apartments complex in Mechanicsville sold for $7.6 million on March 26, according to Glen Allen-based real estate company Commonwealth Commercial Partners LLC. Signal Hill includes 68 units and one four-bedroom rental home and is located at 8111 Signal Hill Road. The property came on the market during fall 2019 and was sold
Richmond/Henrico health department director says Virginians should "be prepared" for an explosive jump in cases.
Dr. Danny Avula, director of the Henrico County and Richmond health departments, warned Friday, “We need to be prepared that we might have a 10x jump [in the number of COVID-19 cases] in the next week and a half” in the state, which would overwhelm hospitals. Virginia has 604 cases of COVID-19 as of Friday,
As of Friday, center reports 6 deaths.
A Henrico County longterm care facility, Canterbury Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center, reported two deaths of “presumed positive” COVID-19 patients in the past 24 hours, in addition to four deaths earlier this week of people whose test results had already come back positive. One man died at a hospital and the other at the center, according
Experimental antiviral medication is being tested on patients at VCU Health System
A VCU Health liver specialist and gastroenterologist is leading clinical trials for a possible drug treatment for COVID-19 patients. This week, Dr. Arun Sanyal began testing remdesivir, an antiviral medication previously used experimentally to treat the Ebola virus, on several VCU Health System patients with moderate to severe cases of COVID-19. While it’s too early
17 residents have been infected with virus at Canterbury Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center
A fourth resident has died from COVID-19 at Canterbury Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center, the long-term care nursing home in western Henrico County where 17 residents and six staff members have tested positive for the novel coronavirus over the past 12 days. Two patients from the center are receiving treatment at a regional hospital and 11