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Coronavirus update for March 28: 24 cases in Alexandria

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] The number of COVID-19 coronavirus cases in the United States continues to increase, with 24 reported in Alexandria.  As of Saturday,...

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...

Filling in the Blanks with Dr. Gregory Hutchings, Ed.D.: Collaborating to...

Alexandria City Public Schools and the Alexandria Health Department always work closely together whenever there is a flu outbreak in a school. We already...

Alexandrians brace for coronavirus outbreak

By Luke Anderson | [email protected] As the COVID-19 coronavirus continues to spread globally, Alexandria residents and businesses are bracing for an outbreak. Some are already...

The Business Plan with Bill Reagan: No reason to panic, every...

While we’re still learning about COVID-19, commonly called coronavirus, its potential impacts are dominating the media. When we see the effects overseas and outbreaks...

City to hold virtual info session on coronavirus

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] The City of Alexandria, Alexandria Health Department, Inova Health System and Alexandria City Public Schools are holding an online information...

Community members gather to discuss Alexandria’s health priorities

Alexandria community members met to examine results from a recent citywide health survey at George Washington Middle School on Nov. 3. Attendees discussed the many...

Seven opioid overdoses, one fatality in Alexandria

By Duncan Agnew | [email protected] Seven opioid overdoses — including one that resulted in a fatality — occurred within a week, the city announced in a...

ACPS, Alexandria Health Department report case of tuberculosis at Patrick Henry

Alexandria City Public Schools and the Alexandria Health Department on Monday reported a recent case of pulmonary tuberculosis at Patrick Henry Elementary School. It's not...