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Making Room for Social Distancing

A screenshot of part of a filter made by Snapchat and the World Health Organization to highlight certain tips that will reduce the spread of infection.

Cate Benedict, Staff Writer

March 26, 2020

Social distancing is being seen in many ways throughout the world. Whether it be the prevention of handshaking, or the cancellation of schools, the increase of space between others can help to reduce the spread of COVID-19.   On Sunday, March 15, the Center for Disease Control (CDC) endorsed...

Staff Days and Attendance: Coronavirus Updates

“Handwashing and staying away from people who are sick or coughing will definitely help,” said Martha Ward, Kempsville’s nurse. “If anything, soap and water will do more than hand sanitizer.”

Cate Benedict and Sydney Haulenbeek

March 13, 2020

Read our previous story, “The Coronavirus: What it is and How it Impacts You,” for information on what the coronavirus is, where it came from, and how to keep yourself from keeping sick.    On Thursday, March 12, VBCPS posted an update to their website making announcements regarding schedule ch...

The Coronavirus: What it is and How it Impacts You

The most recent newsletter, issued on February 28 by VBCPS, regarding the Coronavirus.

Cate Benedict, Staff Writer

March 6, 2020

From Snapchat stories to worldwide news, the Coronavirus (COVID-19) is nothing short of being known. Everybody should know of the causes, effects, symptoms, and treatments in order to stay safe throughout the year.    At the end of December, Chinese health organizations were met with multip...