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COVID-19 update for July 14: 2,465 cases, 57 deaths in Alexandria

By Staff As of July 14, the City of Alexandria has reported 2,465 positive cases of COVID-19 in the city, including 57 fatalities. In addition,...

Free community testing available on Memorial Day

By Cody Mello-Klein | cmelloklein@alextimes.com The Alexandria Health Department and City of Alexandria are supporting free COVID-19 testing at two sites on Memorial Day, May...

City goes five days without new COVID-19 fatalities

By Cody Mello-Klein | cmelloklein@alextimes.com This week, COVID-19 cases continued to rise in Alexandria , as the number of total positive reported cases hit 1,577,...

Alexandria receives $13.9 million in CARES funding

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com City council unanimously approved plans for residential rental assistance, food security and small business assistance with money the city received...

COVID-19 in Alexandria by the numbers

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com Note: The data reported in this story and accompanying charts are from May 5. The number of cases, hospitalizations and...

Protecting Alexandria seniors during the COVID-19 outbreak

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com One population that has been especially hard hit by the coronavirus is adults age 65 and older. It’s unclear how many...

Prayers during a pandemic

By Luke Anderson | landerson@alextimes.com During difficult times, people often turn to their religious communities for support, but conditions under the coronavirus pandemic continue to...

Coronavirus Q&A with Dr. Stephen Haering

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com As of March 26, the United States leads the world in confirmed coronavirus cases – 226,378 as of April 2...

Your Views: Spread knowledge, not COVID-19

To the editor: More than likely, you’re feeling anxious. It’s easy to understand why since there is so much uncertainty and misinformation about coronavirus disease...

Spread knowledge, not COVID-19: A letter from the Alexandria Health Department

By Stephen Haering, director, Alexandria Health Department This article has been updated from the original version published on March 16.  More than likely, you’re feeling anxious...