Tag: alexandria health department

Community effort underway to vaccinate Alexandria’s Black community for COVID-19

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] As Alexandria attempts to hit its 80% vaccination target by the end of the summer, the health department and various...

Alexandria Celebrates Women: Extraordinary women in extraordinary times

By Gayle Converse and Pat Miller Alexandria women have played a prominent role in helping the city survive a history of contagious disease outbreaks. Here...

Seniors: What’s next for seniors?

By Natalie Talis  By now, you’re likely very tired of hearing about COVID-19. With the news shifting between optimism and negativity, it is hard to...

Alexandria health director reflects on sudden retirement, tenure with city

By Cody Mello-Klein, Denise Dunbar | [email protected] This story has been updated as of April 15. When Dr. Stephen Haering, director of the Alexandria Health Department...

Alexandria experiences mini COVID-19 case surge

By Denise Dunbar | [email protected] While the number of Alexandrians who have received the COVID-19 vaccine is steadily rising, the city is nonetheless in the...

Your Views: Kudos to Alexandria Health Department

To the editor: I’d like to compliment the Alexandria Health Department for exceptional planning and execution of the distribution of the COVID-19 vaccine to the...

Your Views: Thanks to Health Department

To the editor: As an older resident of the city, I have been anxious for the day I could receive the COVID-19 vaccine. Recently, I...

COVID-19 update for March 26: 10, 850 cases, 127 deaths in...

By Staff As of March 26, there have been 10,850 positive cases of COVID-19 in the City of Alexandria, resulting in 127 fatalities, according to...

COVID-19 update for Feb. 3: 9,544 cases, 104 deaths in Alexandria

By Staff As of Feb.3, there have been 9,544 positive cases of COVID-19 in the City of Alexandria, resulting in 104 fatalities, according to the...

ACPS updates reopening plans

By Allison Hageman | [email protected] Alexandria City Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Gregory Hutchings Ed. D provided an update on reopening schools and announced a new...