Tag: testing

Testing those most impacted by COVID-19

By Denise Dunbar | [email protected] Two groups of people in Alexandria have been hit hardest by COVID-19: older residents and the city’s Hispanic/Latino population. Because the...

Free community testing available on Memorial Day

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] The Alexandria Health Department and City of Alexandria are supporting free COVID-19 testing at two sites on Memorial Day, May...

COVID-19 in Alexandria by the numbers

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] Note: The data reported in this story and accompanying charts are from May 5. The number of cases, hospitalizations and...

Council discusses future COVID-19 testing

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] Dr. Stephen Haering, director of the Alexandria Health Department, discussed the future of COVID-19 testing in Alexandria at a city...

Our View: That bedeviling COVID-19 data

April 2020 will be remembered as the month America was almost fully shut in and shut down. States began closing in mid-March: School systems, colleges...

Drive-through COVID-19 testing comes to Old Town

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] Inova Alexandria Hospital’s drive-through testing site for COVID-19 in Old Town is up and running. In Alexandria, private doctors, Inova and...

Inova expands COVID-19 testing with support from city

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] With 474 positive cases, including 12 fatalities, of COVID-19 in Alexandria, the city has provided support for Inova Health System...

Alexandria senior living facility reports 12 cases of COVID-19

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] Hermitage Northern Virginia, a long-term care facility located at 5000 Fairbanks Ave., has reported 12 positive cases of COVID-19. Two residents...

Our View: Time for tough questions

The data on COVID-19 is terrifying. The federal government said on Tuesday the death toll in the United States could approach a quarter of...

Coronavirus Q&A with Dr. Stephen Haering

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] As of March 26, the United States leads the world in confirmed coronavirus cases – 226,378 as of April 2...