Tag: vaccine

Some COVID-19 testing sites to close

By Olivia Anderson | [email protected] Come Dec. 26, several COVID-19 testing sites will close their doors. Curative, a private healthcare company, has chosen to discontinue all...

Everything old is new again, even in health

By David C. Rose, MD, MBA, FAAP Seemingly overnight in 2020, your hands became the most important tools in the fight to defeat a deadly...

AHD to hold Monkeypox information session

By Kassidy McDonald | [email protected] In collaboration with the city, the Alexandria Health Department will host a virtual information session about Monkeypox on Sept. 14....

Your Views: ‘Thank you’ in one’s own language opens doors

To the editor: I love meeting people and learning about their cultures. Especially those who have immigrated to the United States. Alexandria is made up...

City providers to offer COVID-19 boosters

The City of Alexandria is now offering COVID-19 boosters to all vaccinated residents over the age of 18, according to a news release. Booster shots...

Your Views: Bansal’s advice is divisive

To the editor: In her opinion piece of Nov. 4, entitled “Ask, ‘Are you vaxxed?’” Dr. Rina Bansal, president of Inova Alexandria Hospital, expresses...

Your Views: Taking exception

To the editor: I must argue with some comments from my friend Dino Drudi in his recent letter to the editor, “One-party governance is...

Your Views: Times poll was troubling

To the editor: I am contacting you regarding the responses to your June 17 poll which posed the question: “Have you and your family...

My View with Dr. Rina Bansal: Neighbors help neighbors by getting...

Remember the Golden Rule? “Do unto others as you would have them do unto you?” As healthcare workers, we think about this rule quite a...

City resumes Johnson & Johnson vaccine

The Alexandria Health Department announced on Saturday that it will resume the use of the COVID-19 Johnson & Johnson vaccine in the coming weeks....