Leesburg, VA Health

Where to find the COVID-19 vaccine in Leesburg

Here are several locations where you can find the vaccine in Leesburg: 1. 19305 Ruby Dr (571) 333-5918; 2. 635 Potomac Station Dr 571-258-1901; 3. 61 Catoctin Cir NE 703-771-9518; 4. 19350 Winmeade Dr (571) 333-7244; 5. 437 S King St 703-771-1741; 6. 19360 Compass Creek Pkwy 703-779-0102;
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W.Va. woman looking to share knowledge of herbal remedies

SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Sacred Roots’ Hillary Banachowski laughed as she looked upon the field filled with medicinal herbs at her home in Shepherdstown, joking that stinging nettles were her “gateway” herb. Using herbal remedies for roughly two decades, Bananchowski is ready to share her knowledge and love for herbal...
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The Great Frederick Fair Returns

FREDERICK, Md. (WDVM) — After being canceled last year due to the pandemic, the Great Frederick Fair returned to Frederick Fairgrounds this year. The goal of the fair is to promote agriculture., and educate the youth about the industry. The theme this year is Farm Fresh Fun: Lettuce Turnip the Beet!

Alzheimer’s Association Invites Prince George’s County Residents To Walk To End Alzheimer’s On September 25

[McLean, VA] September 21, 2021 – More than 400 Prince George’s County residents and their families and friends will unite in a movement to reclaim the future for millions by participating in the Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s – Prince George’s Countyon Saturday, September 25 at the National Harbor in Oxon Hill.

COVID-19 Continues To Take Its Toll In Frederick County

County facilities will remain closed to the public until Nov. 1st. Frederick, Md (KM) Frederick Continues to be battered by the COVID-19 virus, according to County Executive Jan Gardner, who held a public information briefing on Thursday. Even though 162,580 county residents–62.2% of the population–are fully vaccinated, Gardner says there...

Fairfax County teachers demand compensation for teaching kids in quarantine

McLEAN, Va. (FOX 5 D.C) - Teachers in Fairfax County are asking for more money for what they say, will be more work and hours spent. According to their union, the Fairfax Education Association, teachers are being asked to either live-stream or record their Zoom lessons for kids in quarantine while also checking in with the student who is sick or in quarantine several times during the week.
Journal & Sunday Journal

Mountaineer Recovery Center opens new administrative building

KEARNEYSVILLE — On Friday, Mountaineer Recovery Center in Kearneysville opened its new Mountaineer Recovery Administrative Center with a ribbon cutting, and several speakers were invited to speak on behalf of state officials. The Mountaineer Recovery Administrative Center will house non-clinical staff next to its main treatment facility. The new facility...
Ocean City Today

Results from Novavax NanoFlu Influenza Vaccine Phase 3 Clinical Trial Published in The Lancet Infectious Diseases

GAITHERSBURG, Md., Sept. 23, 2021 /CNW/ -- Novavax, Inc. (Nasdaq: NVAX), a biotechnology company dedicated to developing and commercializing next-generation vaccines for serious infectious diseases, today announced publication of complete results from a pivotal Phase 3 clinical trial of NanoFlu™, its recombinant quadrivalent seasonal influenza vaccine candidate with Matrix-M™ adjuvant, in The Lancet Infectious Diseases (Lancet ID).
Columbia Star

Nurse launches business to care for cancer patients

A Midlands nurse has launched a new business designed to connect newly diagnosed cancer patients and their families to the facilities and treatment centers they will need in their journey to find their way to the best outcomes in the Columbia area or nationwide. Adina Maynard has 12 years of...

Booster Shots 65 Years and Older

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) voted in favor of recommending booster doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine to Virginians 65 years and up as well as those at high risk for severe COVID-19. This is simply a recommendation at this point. Booster doses will not be available in...

Morning Notes

Tysons Wegmans Reopens After Hazmat Event — The Wegmans at Capital One Center (1835 Capital One Drive) was closed throughout the night on Wednesday (Sept. 22), a tipster who told Tysons Reporter, adding that there were “lots of fire trucks outside.” The Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department says one of the store’s refrigerator lines had a leak, which “is considered a HAZMAT incident.” The scene was cleared that evening, and the store reopened yesterday (Thursday).

Goodwin House Announces Plans for Loudoun Senior Living Campus

Goodwin House has announced plans to develop a new senior living campus in the Peterson Companies’ Avonlea project along Rt. 50 west of South Riding. “Over the next two years, the number of older adults needing high quality, financially accessible senior living in our country will nearly double, and Loudoun County will see its population of older adults grow faster than any other area in Northern Virginia,” Goodwin House President & CEO Rob Liebreich said in announcing the new project. “We see thesegrowing demographics of older adults and believe our mission calls us to find additional ways to support, honor and uplift the lives of older adults and those who care for them through the development of a not-for-profit senior living community at the Avonlea.”