Roanoke County, Virginia

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3/31/2021 Are you in phase 1a or 1b? Many here can now call to schedule vaccinations wfirnews.com ... over 65 — or anyone 18-64 with an underlying medical condition — no longer needs to wait to be contacted to schedule a vaccination. The health districts involved in the announcement cover Roanoke City, Roanoke County , Salem, Vinton, Botetourt County, Craig County, Alleghany County, Clifton Forge and Covington.NEWS RELEASE: Starting today (March 31), ALL Roanoke City and Alleghany Health Districts Phase 1a and 1b eligible ages 18+ can skip ...
3/31/2021 VDH releases latest coronavirus data from Roanoke Valley wfirnews.com ... reporting 1 new COVID-19 related death and 3 new related hospitalizations in the Roanoke Valley in the latest 24-hour reporting period. State officials are reporting 21 new coronavirus cases among Roanoke City, Roanoke County , and Botetourt County. According to the department, there are 6 new cases, 1 new hospitalization, and 1 new death in Roanoke City, 11 new cases and 1 new hospitalization in Roanoke County , and 4 ...
3/24/2021 Former Roanoke-Area EMS Worker Pleads Guilty to Tampering with Fentanyl and Hydromorphone | USAO-WDVA | Department of Justice justice.gov ... of Virginia FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, March 24, 2021 Former Roanoke-Area EMS Worker Pleads Guilty to Tampering with Fentanyl and Hydromorphone ROANOKE, Va. – Jeffery Leedy, a former emergency medical services worker for Roanoke County Emergency Medical Services, pleaded guilty yesterday in U.S. District Court in Roanoke to tampering with vials of fentanyl and hydromorphone, Acting United States Attorney Daniel P. Bubar announced.Leedy, 31, pleaded guilty to one ...
3/19/2021 Roanoke County announces new tenant at Tanglewood Mall wfirnews.com Roanoke County announces new tenant at Tanglewood Mall Web StaffROANOKE, VA – Birmingham, AL-based Blackwater Resources, LLC announces another new tenant to Tanglewood, the nearly 800,000 SF mixed use center that sits at what is known as the gateway to Roanoke County and the Electric Road/Route 419 corridor. BKT Uniforms and Mathis Nursing Uniforms will be located in 8,000 sq. ft. near the Belk first floor entrance ...
3/16/2021 Roanoke Valley sees slight increase in number of new coronavirus cases wfirnews.com ... Health reports 3 new Covid-19 deaths and 3 new related hospitalizations in the Roanoke Valley in the latest 24-hour reporting period. The health department reports 31 new Covid cases among Roanoke City, Roanoke County , Salem and Botetourt County. 11 new cases in Roanoke City, 11 new cases, 2 new hospitalizations and 2 new deaths in Roanoke County , 5 new cases and 1 new hospitalization in Salem, and 4 ...
3/15/2021 VDH: no new COVID related deaths in Roanoke Valley in last 24 hours wfirnews.com ... period. It’s unclear whether the today’s zero number suggests the holidays data entry backlog of death certificates has now been cleared. The health department reports 49 new Covid cases among Roanoke City, Roanoke County , Salem and Botetourt County ...
3/12/2021 VDH lists no new Roanoke Valley Covid fatalities in last 24 hours wfirnews.com ... but it is unclear whether the today’s zero number suggests the backlog has now been cleared. The health department reports 55 new Covid cases in the valley; 24 in Roanoke City, 17 in Roanoke County , nine in Salem and five in Botetourt County ...
3/11/2021 Roanoke County opens survey for the county's Economic Development Strategic Plan, Elevate 2026 | WFXRtv wfxrtv.com ROANOKE COUNTY, Va. (WFXR) – Roanoke County residents are being asked to take an online survey regarding the county’s Economic Development Strategic Plan known as Elevate 2026.The online survey, which can be found by clicking here , asks questions relating to citizens’ perceptions and thoughts regarding how they perceive the county developing in the future.Those who take the five-minute survey will remain anonymous.“As a key ...
3/11/2021 VDH reporting 42 new coronavirus cases in Roanoke Valley wfirnews.com ... in the Roanoke Valley in the latest 24 hours reporting period. Those deaths were reported in Roanoke City. As for cases, there are 15 new cases reported in Roanoke City, 7 new cases in Roanoke County , 9 new cases in Salem and 11 new cases in Botetourt County. The VDH is also reporting 2 new hospitalizations in Valley: 1 in Roanoke City and 1 in Salem ...
3/10/2021 VDH releases the latest coronavirus data from Roanoke Valley wfirnews.com ... near the holidays, so it is unclear whether any of the newly-reported ones are in fact recent. As for cases, there are 15 new cases reported in Roanoke City,11 new cases in Roanoke County , 5 new cases in Salem and 3 new cases in Botetourt County. VDH is also reporting 5 new coronavirus hospitalizations in the Valley: 3 new hospitalizations reported in Roanoke City, 2 new hospitalizations in ...
3/7/2021 Local COVID numbers today wfirnews.com Local COVID numbers today Gene MarranoThe Virginia Department of Health reports 1477 new positive COVID tests between Friday and Saturday 10am statewide. Locally 19 new cases, 8 hospitalizations and 2 deaths in Roanoke City, 30 cases 4 new hospitalizations and 9th deaths in Roanoke County , 19 new cases in Botetourt County, 2 new cases and 2 new hospitalizations in Salem ...
3/5/2021 48 new Covid-19 cases reported in Roanoke Valley wfirnews.com ... that occurred near the holidays, so it is unclear whether any of the newly-reported deaths are in fact recent. As for cases, there are 17 new ones reported in Roanoke City, 19 in Roanoke County , and six each in Salem and Botetourt County.Contact Us EEO Employment Opportunities Internships and Scholarships Privacy Policy WFIR-AM FCC Public File FCC ApplicationsCopyright © 2021. All Rights Reserved.If you need assistance ...
2/10/2021 VDH reporting 81 new coronavirus cases in Roanoke Valley wfirnews.com ... probable coronavirus cases, 3 new hospitalizations, and 3 new deaths being reported in the Roanoke Valley. 34 new cases , and 1 new hospitalization in Roanoke City, 36 new cases, and 2 new deaths in Roanoke County , 5 new cases, 1 new hospitalization and 1 new death in Salem, and 6 new cases and 1 new hospitalization in Botetourt County.Contact Us EEO Employment Opportunities Internships and Scholarships Privacy Policy WFIR ...
2/10/2021 Virginia reports 3,203 new COVID-19 cases | Local News | roanoke.com roanoke.com ... responsible for determining how best to safely and ef…In the Roanoke and New River regions, the largest single-day increases in cases reported Wednesday were in Bedford County, with 45 new cases; Roanoke County , with 36; Roanoke, with 34; and Montgomery County, with 32.As of Wednesday, 1.16 million people — or 10.9% of the state’s population — had received at least the first dose of a ...
2/8/2021 Woman killed in weekend wreck on I-81 in Roanoke County | Local News | roanoke.com roanoke.com A woman from Southside Virginia was killed in a crash Sunday on Interstate 81 in Roanoke County, according to the Virginia State Police.A four-vehicle wreck was reported just before 3:25 p.m. in the northbound lanes near mile marker 138.9. The crash happened while traffic was stopped in the right-hand lane.A 2020 Freightliner tractor-trailer rear-ended a Subaru Outback, state police said. The impact pushed both ...
2/7/2021 Virginia reports 2,949 new COVID-19 cases | Local News | roanoke.com roanoke.com ... are underrepresented.In the Roanoke and New River regions, the largest single-day increase in cases reported Sunday was in Wythe, with 52 new cases. Lynchburg had 34 new cases, and Roanoke City and Roanoke County each had 31.As of Sunday, 767,924 people had received at least the first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, an increase of 28,695 over Saturday, according to the VDH dashboard. Of those, 162,996 ...
2/5/2021 VDH reporting 166 new coronavirus cases in Roanoke Valley wfirnews.com ... new confirmed or probable coronavirus cases, and 7 new deaths, being reported in the Roanoke Valley. 61 new cases, and 3 new deaths in Roanoke City, 92 new cases,and 4 new deaths in Roanoke County , 3 new cases in Salem, and 10 new cases in Botetourt County ...
2/3/2021 VDH reporting 52 new coronavirus cases in Roanoke Valley wfirnews.com ... probable coronavirus cases, 3 new deaths, and 1 new hospitalization being reported in the Roanoke Valley. 24 new cases, and 1 new death in Roanoke City, 18 new cases and 1 new death in Roanoke County , 1 new case and 1 new hospitalization in Salem, 9 new cases and 1 new death in Botetourt County.Contact Us EEO Employment Opportunities Internships and Scholarships Privacy Policy WFIR-AM FCC Public File ...
2/2/2021 Roanoke County Launches Economic Development Strategic Planning Effort theroanokestar.com Roanoke County Launches Economic Development Strategic Planning Effort February 2, 2021 Email“ELEVATE Roanoke County ” Plan will guide work in promoting a good business climate, growth in jobs and investment, economic health and recoveryRoanoke County has launched a yearlong effort to develop a strategic plan that will help guide the direction and focus of the County’s economic development program over the next five years.Branded the ELEVATE ...
2/2/2021 Roanoke County launches economic planning process roanoke.com Luke WeirOfficials are forming a five-year plan to elevate economic development in Roanoke County .The plan will guide county efforts to enhance its business climate and advance economic health and recovery based on local characteristics and strengths, said Roanoke County Director of Economic Development Jill Loope.“We’re calling it the 2026 plan, Elevate Roanoke County ,” Loope said. “I want to elevate our platform, elevate all of ...