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Article Title Publication Name Date Published Category State
Sick days for restaurant workers? http://www.nbc12.com/ Nov 12, 2014 Environmental Health,Infectious Disease/Immunizations,Food Safety VA
VB Health Department offering free Tdap shots Wavy.com Jul 11, 2014 Infectious Disease/Immunizations VA
Tdap Immunization required for sixth graders Inside NOVA Jun 23, 2014 Infectious Disease/Immunizations VA
2nd Measles Case Confirmed In Northern Virginia CBS DC May 21, 2014 Infectious Disease/Immunizations VA
400 Students Tested for Tuberculosis at Va. School NBC Washington Jun 21, 2013 Infectious Disease/Immunizations VA
Local health officials adopt new tactics http://www.pal-item.com/ May 12, 2013 Budget Cuts,Environmental Health,Infectious Disease/Immunizations VA
House Budget Proposal to Boost Safety Net Funding Times Dispatch Feb 17, 2012 General Interest VA
Health District Lauded for Emergency Plans SWVA Today Feb 14, 2012 NACCHO in the News VA
Health Department Receives Recognition Augusta Free Press Feb 8, 2012 NACCHO in the News VA
Health District Honored for Hitting Preparedness Benchmarks The Northern Virginia Daily Jan 19, 2012 NACCHO in the News VA
Children's Health: Far out Richmond Times Dispatch Oct 22, 2011 Chronic Disease VA
Community Health Action and Response Team to Release Plan WSET-TV Oct 4, 2011 Chronic Disease VA
Whooping cough cases rising in area; vaccination urged Richmond Times-Dispatch Aug 27, 2011 Maternal Child and Adolescent Health,Infectious Disease/Immunizations VA
Whooping cough cases on the rise in region and state The News Virginian Jul 24, 2011 Infectious Disease/Immunizations VA
Finding Hope Orange News Jun 29, 2011 Good News VA
Measles exposure to keep some from returning to school The Daily Progress Jun 6, 2011 Immunization VA
Suspected Fourth Case of Measles in Charlottesville NBC29 May 31, 2011 Immunization VA
3 Reported Cases of Measles in Charlottesville NBC29 May 26, 2011 Immunization VA
Virginia reports small measles outbreak in Charlottesville area Washington Post May 26, 2011 Immunization VA
Co. Salary Cuts Could End Furloughs VaNcNews May 18, 2011 Budget Cuts VA
Mecklenburg County health indicators mixed VaNcNews Apr 19, 2011 County Health Rankings VA
County, city have good, bad health habits Star-Tribune Apr 11, 2011 County Health Rankings VA
Franklin third highest in state for premature deaths Tide Water News Apr 11, 2011 County Health Rankings VA
Whooping cough outbreak in Floyd County blamed on lax vaccinations Roanoke Times Apr 6, 2011 Immunization VA
Would more recreational facilities help SWVA's health woes TriCities Apr 4, 2011 County Health Rankings VA
'County Health Rankings' in Mountain Empire not looking well TirCities Mar 31, 2011 County Health Rankings VA
Fairfax County healthiest in state Richmond Times-Dispatch Mar 30, 2011 County Health Rankings VA
Albemarle ranks high in health survey The Daily Progress Mar 30, 2011 County Health Rankings VA
Two area counties among Va. healthiest Northern Virginia Daily Mar 30, 2011 County Health Rankings VA
Health Status Varies Across State Virginia Health Statistics by Locality Richmond Times Dispatch Mar 21, 2011 County Health Rankings VA
Annapolis Valley Health: Effort to Live with Health Budget NovaNewsNow.com Mar 13, 2011 Budget Cuts VA
Law Mandates More Time for Physical Education Southwest Virginia Today Feb 19, 2011 General Interest VA
HPV vaccinations will continue Richmond Times-Dispatch Feb 18, 2011 Good News,Immunization VA
Health District Director Retires After 15 Years The Roanoke Times Jan 24, 2011 NACCHO in the News VA
D.C., Va. Receive Poor Marks for Food Safety WTOP Jan 20, 2011 General Interest VA
Flu activity reported in all regions of Va. Richmond Times-Dispatch Jan 17, 2011 Immunization VA
Flu is widespread, state reports Daily Press Jan 1, 2011 Immunization VA
Well-Being Survey Reveals Racial Divide The Washington Post Nov 10, 2010 General Interest VA
PRESS RELEASE: Healthy Portsmouth Launches City-Wide Health & Wellness Initiative The City of Portsmouth, Virginia Oct 25, 2010 Good News,NACCHO in the News VA
HHS Awards $727 Million to Nation's Community Health Centers The Washington Post Oct 8, 2010 Good News VA
Chesapeake Earns Top Marks for Its Bioterrorism Strategy The Virginian-Pilot Sep 13, 2010 Good News VA
Plans Move Forward for Health Building Nelson County Times Aug 25, 2010 Good News VA
Program Aims to Improve the Wellness of the City’s Residents The Virginian-Pilot Aug 15, 2010 County Health Rankings,Good News VA
Free Dental Care Draws Thousands to Outdoor Clinic in Rural Virginia The Washington Post Aug 3, 2010 General Interest VA
Health Clinic to Halt Lab Work: The Roanoke Lab Is a Victim of Budget Cuts and One of 10 Sites That Are Closing. The Roanoke Times Jun 16, 2010 Budget Cuts VA
Get Involved, Review Tools for NACCHO: This Week in the Local Health Department National Coalition for Health Equity Health Equity Matters Blog Jun 15, 2010 NACCHO in the News VA
Richmond Fights Teen Pregnancy WTVR May 26, 2010 General Interest VA
Volunteers Honored for Helping to Fight the Flu

Arlington Advocate May 1, 2010 Good News,H1N1 VA
Fairfax Medical Reserve Corps Helps County Health Department in Emergencies The Washington Post Apr 15, 2010 General Interest VA
Medical Reserve Corps Volunteers Prepared for the Crisis
Fairfax County Times Apr 13, 2010 H1N1 VA
Coalition: Better Health Is Possible in Mountain Empire TriCities.com Apr 9, 2010 County Health Rankings VA
National Public Health Week Northern Virginia Magazine Apr 6, 2010 County Health Rankings VA
Study Provides Snapshot of Chesterfield’s Health Chesterfield Observer Mar 10, 2010 County Health Rankings VA
In Poor Health: City Falls Far Below Health Targets in Number of Categories Alexandria Gazette Packet Feb 25, 2010 County Health Rankings VA
City Health Low in Va Rankings News Virginian Feb 20, 2010 County Health Rankings VA
IOW Residents Healthier Tidewater News Feb 19, 2010 County Health Rankings VA
At 26th in State, Va. Beach Tops Local Health Rankings The Virginian-Pilot Feb 18, 2010 County Health Rankings VA
Roanoke Rated Unhealthiest in Region Roanoke Times Feb 18, 2010 County Health Rankings VA
Suffolk Ranks in the Middle on Health Suffolk News-Herald Feb 17, 2010 County Health Rankings VA
Health Study Ranks Fairfax High, Richmond Low Richmond Times Dispatch Feb 17, 2010 County Health Rankings VA
Obama Budget Earmarks Millions for Metro, Other Area Needs The Washington Post Feb 2, 2010 Good News VA
State Reduces County’s Health Funding Nelson County Times Jan 6, 2010 Budget Cuts VA
County Health Departments under the Knife NBC29 Dec 8, 2009 Budget Cuts VA
$43-Million Hole; City’s Projected Budget Shortfall Has Almost Doubled since the Summer Alexandria Gazette Packet Nov 12, 2009 Budget Cuts VA
County Stockpiles Reserve Money Fairfax County Times Sep 15, 2009 Budget Cuts VA
Local Agencies Feel Affects of Budget Cuts WHSV-TV Sep 9, 2009 Budget Cuts VA
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