Tag: centers for disease control and prevention

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,...

Our View: ‘Mask’ is not a bad four-letter word

In this hyper-partisan era, during this increasingly nasty election year, it seems that every action is a political statement. With 130,000 deaths and counting in...

Virginia falls between its neighbors in COVID-19 surges

By Denise Dunbar | ddunbar@alextimes.com Virginia’s neighbors to the north along the Atlantic seaboard, from Maryland to Massachusetts, were hit much harder during phase one...

Pets: Caring for your cat during COVID-19

By Sarah Liu The COVID-19 pandemic and stay-at-home orders have drastically changed the daily routines of entire families – humans and pets. Dog parks and day...

Residents organize homemade mask-making efforts

By Luke Anderson | landerson@alextimes.com Alexandria residents are dusting off their sewing machines to create homemade face masks, the must-have fashion – and safety –...

Contest: Name these masked Alexandrians

To encourage residents to wear cloth facemasks in public, the Alexandria Times is launching a new competition. Each week for the next several weeks,...

Local healthcare providers brace for COVID-19 surge

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com As the number of COVID-19 cases in Alexandria continues to climb – there were 14 in Alexandria and 1,277 in...

Nationwide test kit shortage limits COVID-19 testing in Alexandria

By Cody Mello-Klein and Missy Schrott This article was updated on March 26. As the COVID-19 pandemic escalates, one of the biggest questions on residents’ minds...

Alexandrians brace for coronavirus outbreak

By Luke Anderson | landerson@alextimes.com As the COVID-19 coronavirus continues to spread globally, Alexandria residents and businesses are bracing for an outbreak. Some are already...