The number of COVID-19 outbreaks in the Roanoke region has ticked up in the past week.

Virginia Department of Health

Active cases of COVID-19 in the Roanoke region are lower again this week, according to health officials.  Wednesday marks six months since the first COVID-19 case was reported in the Roanoke City-Alleghany Health District.

A multi-year project to address the opioid and addiction epidemic in the Roanoke region hit a milestone Wednesday.


Roanoke-area health officials say they finally have enough contact tracers on staff to meet the demand.

Soul Sessions plans a performance event to share experiences in dealing with the impact of COVID-19.