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Alexa Massey, Author at The Charlotte Gazette


Rise in COVID cases continues

Counties in the Piedmont Health District are continuing to see sharp increases in cases of COVID-19 each week. The most notable local increase in coronavirus ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Friday, January 15, 2021 6:00 am


High Bridge to close for 3 months

The High Bridge at High Bridge Trail State Park in Farmville will be closed for three months beginning Jan. 18. In a release from the ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Thursday, January 14, 2021 1:20 pm


Officials: Vaccination rate will increase

Despite nationwide concern that Operation Warp Speed is not nearly fast enough, health officials are expressing optimism for a future increase in vaccination rates as ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Thursday, January 7, 2021 9:55 am


Holiday virus surge expected

With surrounding counties experiencing elevated levels of coronavirus cases, Piedmont Health District Director Dr. H. Robert Nash is asking residents to stay home on New ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Thursday, December 31, 2020 6:02 pm


Southside quickly vaccinating caregivers

Centra Southside Community Hospital (Southside) in Farmville is wasting no time administering the 1,000 doses of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine the health care provider received ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Thursday, December 31, 2020 5:52 pm


Moderna OK’d, cases rise

With the newly approved Moderna COVID-19 vaccine making its way to Virginia this week, local health officials are waiting anxiously to see how the Christmas ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Friday, December 25, 2020 6:00 am


Centra receives vaccine shipment; none coming to Southside yet

It’s been a challenging week for Centra officials after the hospital once again experienced record numbers of coronavirus patients, but encouraging news came Tuesday morning, ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Saturday, December 19, 2020 6:00 am


Numbers rise, vaccine arrives

Some local counties are experiencing alarming levels of community spread of the novel coronavirus, but help is on the way in the form of 78,000 ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Friday, December 18, 2020 9:57 am


COLUMN — Letting go may be healthier than holding on

Sometimes when I hop in bed to get some sleep, I go to pull the covers up only to find I’ve tucked them in so ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Thursday, December 10, 2020 11:43 am


Virus cases show improvement

This past week was considered by many to be “the one to watch” as health officials waited to see if the Thanksgiving holiday directly resulted ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Wednesday, December 9, 2020 7:52 am

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