Mount Vernon Hospital
National Pollinator Week notes the importance of pollination to the food chain.
Local athletic shoe companies donate special shoes to medical staff Impacted by COVID-19.
New shoes for medical workers.
It could pave the way for more as the county could gradually reopen.
Some Farmers Markets to open in May
In the pandemic, need for food is great around Rising Hope United Methodist Church
Projections show a critical lack of hospital beds and ICU beds.
Northern Virginia’s health care system could be overwhelmed by an influx of patients infected with the novel coronavirus, according to an assessment from the Harvard Global Health Institute. The projections show hospitals in Fairfax, Arlington and Alexandria could quickly fill their available beds with patients, forcing administrators to either expand capacity or make the kind of life-and-death decisions about care that Italy has been forced into by the crisis.
Hospital officials from Army and INOVA represented at chamber meeting.
Healthcare in Mount Vernon
Trail evolves as a recreational and gathering spot along the Potomac River.
Mount Vernon Trail Turns 47
Event gets participants involved.
Mount Vernon looks at environment
County supervisors highlight bike efforts in Mount Vernon and Lee Districts.
Biking plans for area examined
Cancer fund raising
Lawmakers poo poo city efforts to flush raw sewage.
Members of the Virginia state Senate say they’re tired of hearing excuses about sewage from city officials in Alexandria, and they’re pushing ahead with a plan that one senator calls “the nuclear option.” This afternoon, the Senate Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources Committee approved a bill that sets a firm deadline for Alexandria to clean up its act — 2020. If city officials are unable to stop dumping more than 10 million gallons of raw sewage into the Potomac River every year, Alexandria would lose all state appropriations until the problem is fixed.
Redskins’ quarterback urges region to put phones down while behind the wheel.
“If I get sacked in a game, I can get back up and move onto the next play — for the most part,” he said. “But when you text and drive, you might not get back up.”
NVRC has updated the list of shelters for the homeless, drop in centers and winter shelters in the region: Visit http://www.novaregion.org/index.aspx?NID=174