Spottsylvania County, WTO, Virginia Department Of Health discussed on WTOP 24 Hour News


Systems changing plans for tomorrow in Virginia culpeper county public schools and spottsylvania county public schools will open two hours late tomorrow morning 12 month employees for spottsylvania county public schools are expected to report on time Stay with WTO and WTO dot com for updates Starting tomorrow unvaccinated students or those who are not up to date on vaccines and boosters in Arlington county public schools have an option other than quarantining if they're exposed to COVID The school system is now adopting the Virginia Department of Health's test to stay program Those students once exposed to COVID-19 will be able to test at home daily before school and come to class if they get a negative result the school system says it will also offer tests that the sci-fi education center on school days the test to stay program is only for asymptomatic students who are unvaccinated or behind on their shots any child showing symptoms should stay home separate of the test to stay program the school is also bringing in another testing company so more optional weekly at school COVID tests can be offered Mike Morello WTO news The state's test to stay program is in place at fairfax county public schools already You can read more about it at WTO P dot com The Virginia Department of Health recently announced plans to close community coronavirus testing centers across the state It cites a steep decline in demand And the availability of PCR and rapid antigen tests Community testing sites in fairfax and Prince William counties are among the 9 locations that will be shut down Now the state will launch a more localized testing initiative that will be run out of mobile vans says sushi trotter the co lead of the Virginia Department of Health coronavirus testing program Whether it's at a library or a flea market or really the focus is the location Health directors in each county will work with the state to create a weekly schedule for the vans the new coronavirus testing program is called CTC plus Sandy cosell WTO news A 41 year old man arrested for shooting two children in Annapolis last night has been released on his own recognizance Police say they were called to obery court for a report of a possible home invasion then they got more calls reporting that two kids had been shot Officers found a ten year old girl and a 14 year old boy with gunshot wounds at nearby monument street police say the girl is in serious condition no word on the boy's condition both are considered stable the accused shooter John E step turned himself into police the charges against him include first degree assault A program at George Washington University that monitored the on campus locations of students faculty and staff went pretty well except that no one told the campus community that they were being monitored It was a data analytics program to determine the use of buildings by members of the campus community in the aggregate A letter from interim university president Mark Wright apologizes to the campus community for the program and explains it was to assess how the information could help the safety and facilities team with its operational priorities Right and says no individualized data was used though the study did use some descriptors such as gender And a university spokesperson says any data collected as part of the project that hasn't already been destroyed will be Bruce Allen WTO P news Coming up after traffic and weather we hear from a man who helped save a life last night He's a rookie firefighter 1107 The big game is finally.

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