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Governor announces emergency food support program

Sentara Healthcare, Truist and the Federation of Virginia Food Banks started an initiative to provide free meals to families during the pandemic. The “We Care” COVID-19 Virginia Emergency Food Support Plan features a five-day food supply and will be distributed through Virginia’s seven regional food banks and their associated partners. Northam is now helping to…

Hampton Roads cities prepare for impact of Hurricane Isaias

Hurricane Isaias is forecast to reach coastal North Carolina and the Hampton Roads area by Monday or Tuesday. Hampton Roads residents are encouraged to Know Your Zone, stock emergency supply kits, and stay informed. Stock your emergency supply kit with non-perishable food, water, medications, batteries, flashlights and important documents. Have a plan for pets and make sure…

Virginia Zoo will alter operations due to the pandemic, heat wave

The Zoo will be adapting new operating procedures Saturday, August 1. “We can ensure you the safety of our staff, animals and guests are our number one priority,” said Greg Bockheim, Executive Director of the Virginia Zoo. “As we learn more about the virus, watch local trends and deal with the circumstances Mother Nature gives…


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