Northam says with vaccines and holidays around the corner, "it is foolish to take risks"
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Gov. Ralph Northam on Wednesday warned Virginians of capacity and staffing strains among some of the state’s hospitals due to the latest surge of COVID-19, and suggested that if trends continue, more public restrictions could be on their way.
In the days before Thanksgiving, Belle Isle Moonshine quietly released its newest concoction: Belle Isle Peppermint Patty — its unaged whiskey infused with mint and chocolate that’s made especially for holiday drinking. And it's only available to purchase on Belle Isle's website.
A swamped ICU and escalating COVID-19 crisis forced a turning point at VCU Health this week: the Richmond area's anchor hospital formally deployed the next level of its surge capacity plan, signaling the end of normal operations to prepare for significant strain on its resources.