Coronavirus

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Another COVID-19 vaccine will very soon be available to Virginians. The state will begin receiving shipments of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine no later than Thursday.

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The health district that serves the Roanoke region will get about 8,000 doses of the newly approved Johnson and Johnson vaccine later this week.

As In-person School Increases, So Can Student Anxiety

Mar 2, 2021
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Governor Northam has said he wants kids back in school by mid-March.

But as more schools gear up to re-open or increase their in-classroom days, mental health experts warn that the return to in-person education may be stressful for students.

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The number of new COVID-19 infections is trending down, and vaccination numbers are going up. And, Governor Ralph Northam says that’s cause to relax some safety restrictions.

Stephanie Gross

If you’ve been less productive during the pandemic and miss the days when we hugged our friends and family members freely, a professor at the University of Virginia says you’re not alone – and not to blame.  We are, he says, hard-wired to hug, and doing so frees our brains to focus on other things. 

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