Mary Washington and Stafford Hospital started vaccinating patients Tuesday. Spotsylvania Regional Medical Center is working on a plan.
Local health officials express concern about rising cases, which the CDC director characterized as "impending doom."
One of every four people can have some side effects after the COVID-19 vaccine, but doctors say they "aren't going to kill you. COVID could."
Because the flu strains tend to change, the flu vaccine's effectiveness hovers between 40 and 60 percent.
Officials with the Rappahannock Area Health District and Mary Washington Healthcare expand vaccination clinics in the Fredericksburg area.
Some readers wondered why hospital board members got vaccinated at the same time as frontline workers.
The COVID-19 deaths of three more residents of the Rappahannock Area Health District were reported Saturday for a total of 132 local deaths.
New therapy is for patients over 65 or those at risk of developing serious virus cases and needing hospitalization.
Hospitalizations from COVID-19 are three times higher than during earlier virus peaks this spring.
Local and state officials answer often-asked questions about the COVID-19 vaccine.
Frontline workers scheduled to be vaccinated as Rappahannock Area Health District virus cases top 10,000.
Sarah Bullis, who works at Spotsylvania Regional Medical Center, dealt with a range of emotions during her pregnancy.
Mary Washington Healthcare officials say they're not at capacity, but they don't want to get there because of the burden that would put on workers.
To date, 97 people in the Rappahannock Area Health District have died from COVID-19, according to state data.
At townhall, health care officials ask members of the community to wear masks, stay home as much as possible and avoid gatherings with people outside their households.
All in-person events organized by FXBG Free, a coalition of three local groups fighting for racial justice, have been postponed.
For now, Mary Washington Healthcare won't be testing inpatients who don't show signs of the virus.
Three long-term care facilities in the Fredericksburg region have had outbreaks of COVID-19 that led to deaths.
Terri Schantz, one of the first three people in the Fredericksburg area to be diagnosed with COVID-19, will deal with its long-term effects the rest of her life.
Jessi and Davis Bradshaw have stayed close to their King George County home since March—only going out for groceries, takeout food or exercise…
The Rappahannock Area Health District on Wednesday reported four new outbreaks of COVID-19, the most for any one day, so far.
Starting Monday, Mary Washington Healthcare is letting visitors back into its buildings on a limited basis with the hopes that patients with d…
Local hospital officials are seeing some encouraging signs that the worst of COVID-19 cases may be over for the Fredericksburg area—at least i…