How to Order Your Free At-Home COVID Tests

Free at-home COVID-19 tests are now available through the USPS. Originally set to launch Wednesday, Jan. 19, the website, COVIDTests.gov, began processing requests on Tuesday.  Residential households in the U.S. can order one set of 4 free at-home tests from USPS.com. Fill out the form to order your tests at the following link: special.usps.com/testkits. These tests…

Red Cross Faces Critical Blood Shortage, Issues Plea for Donors

The Red Cross is facing a dire situation & is issuing a plea for donors to give blood or platelets immediately to help overcome its worst blood shortage in 10+ years. Without more donors, hospitals may have to make tough decisions about which patients receive transfusions & who must wait. Donors of all blood types, especially…

Waze Introduces New Feature To Help Norfolk Drivers Avoid Flooded Roads

Norfolk drivers using the Waze navigation app will be the first in the world to test a new feature helping drivers avoid flooded roads in real-time. According to a press release, “current flood warnings and data are very broad, with no personalized or actionable insights on what roads may be closed due to flooding, or…

Hampton University Twirler Goes Viral in Dance Video with Serena Williams

Hampton University Marching Force twirler Simeon Guyton competed in a dance off with tennis icon Serena Williams. In the video, filmed at the Legacy Classic HBCU Basketball Invitational, Williams approached Guyton and asked him if she could film him baton twirling. She then borrowed his baton and filmed herself twirling the baton. In the post’s caption,…

Jen Lewis Talks with Unite Virginia About Building Connections for a Healthier Virginia

This month’s ‘Be My Guest’, on 92.9 The Wave, features Unite Virginia. Jen Lewis spoke to the organization’s Community Engagement Manager, Taylor Miller. She explained how Unite Virginia brings non-profit groups, schools, social services and more together to assist our communities. The sharing of resources greatly benefits all of those involved and helps to fill…

Chesapeake Health Department Sets January Schedule for COVID Testing, Vaccines

State health officials in Virginia are urging people who have mild coronavirus symptoms to avoid unnecessary trips to hospital emergency rooms. The Chesapeake Health Department has released its COVID-19 testing and vaccination schedule for the month of January. COVID-19 Vaccination Schedule ⇒ Dominion Commons Shopping Center – All three vaccines are available (along with 3rd doses and boosters if eligible) Dec…

Virginia Zoo Welcomes Newborn Masai Giraffe {VIDEO}

Surprise! The Virginia Zoo welcomed a newborn Masai giraffe on Tuesday. The new addition was due to be born in the new year, but the baby had other plans. The Zoo shared the new arrival saying, “The Masai giraffe calf was born yesterday on December 28, before Zoo Keepers arrived. A neonatal exam was performed…

Red Cross Experiencing “Dangerously Low Blood Supply.” How To Help

  The Red Cross is experiencing the worst blood shortage in over a decade. According to the organization’s website, the dangerously low blood supply levels have forced some hospitals to defer patients from major surgery, including organ transplants. Please schedule an appointment to give now. Learn more about donating:     Other Ways to Help…

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