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Virginia’s COVID-19 hospitalizations spike

By Denise Dunbar | [email protected] The Commonwealth of Virginia is experiencing a spike in the number of people currently hospitalized with confirmed or suspected but...

City long-term care facilities hit hard by COVID-19

By Denise Dunbar | [email protected] Clarification: The data presented in this article regarding cases at long-term care facilities is cumulative, not point-in-time.  Statewide, more than 60%...

Virginia Department of Health releases COVID-19 zip code data

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] The Virginia Department of Health released data on COVID-19 cases based on zip codes, revealing the virus’ disproportionate impact on...

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...

Alexandria senior living facilities report COVID-19 outbreaks

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] Four long-term care facilities in Alexandria have reported COVID-19 cases among residents or staff. In three of the facilities there...

Flu strikes Alexandria

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] This year’s flu outbreak has impacted more people and brought about more severe symptoms than it has in several years. Christina...

Opioids in Alexandria Part 5: What makes the drugs dangerous and...

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] Lieutenant Michael Kochis, commander of the Alexandria Police Department’s vice and narcotics section, said the feeling of addiction withdrawal from...