In addition to a 1,300-employee furlough, Ballad Health will tighten several spending areas in the next 60 days.
The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases rose again Wednesday in Southwest Virginia and Northeast Tennessee.
Citing worries about elections during Virginia’s COVID-19 pandemic, Gov. Ralph Northam is postponing the June 3 congressional primary elections to June 23 and will ask the General Assembly to consider moving May local elections to November.
Virginia Department of Health officials have confirmed Scott County’s first two COVID-19 cases and a third case in Wise County.
Ballad Health officials expect a growing ability to test patients quickly for COVID-19 infection by next week.
Getting faster COVID-19 testing results is critical as a surge of disease cases approaches, Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam said Monday.
An Appalachia Fire Department official has announced a second COVID-19 case in Wise County.
State health officials confirmed Wise County’s first COVID-19 case Saturday, after a town official posted the patient’s place of residence.
Tuesday’s Wise County School Board meeting will go remote under the state’s emergency declaration.
With extension of a Virginia Supreme Court state of emergency for all state courts, prosecutors and judges are continuing to adapt trials, warrants and other facets of the justice system.