High school closes temporarily after two confirmed cases
HHS will be closed on Friday to allow the health department to conduct contact tracing after two employees tested positive for COVID-19.
‘This is a real thing, and it’s here.’ One local patient’s experience recovering from COVID-19
It started with coughing, which I think maybe still was allergies. That was middle of the [first week of March], and by that weekend I started getting flu-like symptoms, just chills and fevers and full body ache, that kind of stuff.
Virginia Department of Health confirms two more cases of COVID – 19 in the Harrisonburg/Rockingham County area; JMU confirms one is a student
The Virginia Department of Health has confirmed two more COVID-19 cases in Harrisonburg/Rockingham County area; JMU confirms one case is a student.
‘I’m not sick–I’m crying’
“You mean, you haven’t eaten in nine hours?” The hazmat-suited doctor standing before me stared at me, pills in rubber-gloved hand, confusion apparent through the voice muffled by a face mask. I shook my head, sitting up on the steel-frame quarantine bed. “Well, you need to have these pills with food…” he muttered, half to himself, shifting uncomfortably. We looked at the clock; it was almost midnight. “I’ll see if I can find something for you.”
Council approves planned neighborhood; City outlines coronavirus preparations
A multi-generational planned community is one step closer to fruition after their rezoning request won approval from the Harrisonburg City Council in their meeting Tuesday evening. The group Harrisonburg Cohousing plans to build the neighborhood, called Juniper Hill Commons, on a five-and-a-half acre plot on Keezletown Road, just off of Country Club Road.
Superintendent calls for adding special education teachers even as funding sources change
The special education department of Harrisonburg City Public Schools is about to see changes in the way it’s funded, with one source of money essentially being halved, and a new source kickstarting a process to improve services.