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2021 Newsletters

October 22, 2021 – Moderna and J&J Booster Update, Vaccines for 5-11 Year Olds, Free COVID Testing, Safe Trick or Treating
October 19, 2021 – Updates to Testing Registration and Resulting Process for COVID-19 Test Sites
October 15, 2021 – BRHD Transmission Levels, JCrew Closing, Yancey Flu Clinic, Free COVID Testing
October 8, 2021 – Vaccines for 5 to 11 Year Olds and Pregnant Women, Community Vaccination Center, Flu Shots
October 1, 2021 – Vaccination Counts, Booster Shots, STI Testing
September 27, 2021 – Pfizer Booster Vaccines
September 17, 2021 – COVID Case Count, Pfizer Booster Doses, Test Result Text Messaging, Narcan Event
September 8, 2021 – BRHD New COVID Test Result Process
September 3, 2021 – Increase in Cases, Changing in J. Crew Hours, and COVID Testing Updates
August 30, 2021 – COVID Cases on the Rise with High Transmission, Access to STI Testing and Free Narcan
August 20, 2021 –Transmission Levels, 3rd Doses and Booster Shots, COVID Testing
August 13, 2021 – Covid Transmission Levels, Boosters, School Mask Update
August 6, 2021 – Delta Variant, Back to School Vaccines, Covid Clinics
July 30, 2021 – New Mask Recommendations from CDC, BRHD Town Hall, Vaccine Availability, Testing Options, Double Vaccinations
July 23, 2021 – Back to School Safety Guidance, Yancey Community Health Clinic Reopening, Walk-in Vaccine Clinics
July 16, 2021 – Vaccine updates, Internaitonal Travel, Double Vaccination Information, Narcan Drive-thru event
July 9, 2021 – Vaccination updates, VDH Vaccination Dashboard, July COVID Testing
July 2, 2021 – July Vaccinations, Masks, Back-to-School Vaccines
June 25, 2021 – New Vaccine Site, Copy of Vaccination Record
June 11, 2021 – COVID appointment updates and New Mobile Unit
May 28, 2021 – Vaccination Plans and Executive Order 79
May 21, 2021 – Vaccine Update and Mask Guidance
May 14,2021 – Now Vaccinating 12 and Up
May 10, 2021 – Vaccines: Allocations, Expansions, and Appointments
April 30, 2021 – Vaccine Allocations and Appointments, J&J Vaccine, Vaccines for the Homebound 
April 23, 2021 – Vaccine Allocations and Appointments, Easing restrictions
April 16, 2021 – VAMS Link, Parental Consent, and Additional Resources
April 13, 2021 – Update on Johnson & Johnson vaccine
April 2, 2021 – BRHD Update: COVID-19 Vaccination Plans
March 29, 2021 – BRHD Update: COVID-19 Vaccination Plans
March 17, 2021 – COVID-19 Vaccination Plans
March 8, 2021 – BRHD Vaccine Supply + Expansion to 1B Individuals with High Risk Medical Conditions
March 3, 2021 – BRHD Receives Johnson & Johnson Vaccines
February 26, 2021 – COVID-19 Vaccination Plans
February 12, 2021 – Vaccine Surveys: A Streamlined Process
February 5,2021 – Vaccination Phases 1A and 1B: Who is being Vaccinated in BRHD?
January 29, 2021 – BRHD and UVA Health Partnering on Second Community COVID-19 Vaccination Site
January 21, 2021 –BRHD shares update on COVID-19 vaccination plans, vaccine shortage, and distribution to Phase 1A and 1B
January 15, 2021 – BRHD Announces Phase 1B Plans
January 7, 2021 – BRHD COVID-19 Vaccination Plans: PHASE 1 A begins and New Surveys for Phase 1B essential workers and individuals aged 75+

2020 Newsletters
December 31, 2020 – BRHD Vaccination Plans for Frontline Workers and More
December 30, 2020 – Blue Ridge Health District Director Reflects on 2020
December 23, 2020 – COVID-19 Briefing: Holiday Safety, Job Opportunity, Vaccine Update, and more 
December 14, 2020 – Faith Based Organizations, Staying Safe this Holiday Season
December 10, 2020 – CDC and VDH Update Quarantine Protocols
December 8, 2020 – COVID-19 Vaccine Survey for Healthcare Providers
December 4, 2020 – Winter Holidays Celebrate Safely
November 20, 2020 – COVID-19 Friday Briefing
November 6, 2020 – Tips for a Safe Thanksgiving
October 30, 2020 – COVID-19 Friday Briefing
October 23, 2020 – COVID-19 Friday Briefing
October 14, 2020 – Halloween Safety
October 6, 2020 – Thomas Jefferson Health District to Change Its Name to Blue Ridge Health District
September 25, 2020 – COVID-19 Friday Briefing
September 4, 2020 – COVID-19 Friday Briefing
August 14, 2020 – COVID-19 Friday Briefing
July 31, 2020 – COVID-19 Friday Briefing
July 17, 2020 – COVID-19 Friday Briefing
June 26, 2020 – COVID-19 Friday Briefing
May 29, 2020 – COVID-19 Friday Briefing