In line with recent Virginia Department of Health reports, Carilion Clinic infectious disease experts are seeing an uptick of COVID-19 in our area. As individuals make holiday weekend plans, it is more important than ever to stay vigilant. The decisions made by community members in the coming months will determine how COVID-19 impacts the region.…

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Kroger Mid-Atlantic Stores Will Return to Normal Operating Hours on June 14   ROANOKE, Va. (June 11, 2020) – Starting Sunday, June 14, Kroger Mid-Atlantic will return to normal operating hours. Kroger Mid-Atlantic adjusted hours in mid-March to respond to the coronavirus pandemic. Stores in Kroger’s Mid-Atlantic Division, which includes Virginia, West Virginia and parts of…

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1) You are still safest at home – plan ahead if you need to go out. If possible: Keep kids home with appropriate supervision if you have to run out. If you bring your child out with you, use curbside services when possible and don’t leave your child in the car if you have to…

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Expert Advice on How to Talk to Your Kids About the Coronavirus Will I get sick? Why are they closing the schools? I’m scared. I’m upset that I can’t go to ballet class. These are some of the questions and comments I’ve heard from my three kids over the past week. Given the recent school…

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AAP Study Confirms Kids Get Less Severe Coronavirus; Infants More at Risk A new study confirms that coronavirus has been less severe in children, although infants in China had higher rates of serious symptoms. It has been appeared for sometime that children are less seriously affected than adults, but a new analysis of data from China…

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