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Libraries enlisted in effort to battles opioid

The Arlington County library system has now been stocked with Naxolone (better known as NARCAN), a nasal spray that can assist with reversing an overdose from opioids. The decision to include the medication at local branches comes as overdoses spike...

Leaders taking bump up in COVID count in stride

Arlington leaders are urging continued vigilance, but by their own behavior seemed to be stopping short of a panicky response, as COVID continues to ebb and flow throughout the community. Owing to an increase in cases that are proving for...

Reserve medical corps keeps active in COVID era

Since the beginning of the pandemic, the Fairfax Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) has stepped up to provide more than 65,000 hours of service in the community, Fairfax County officials recently noted. It was the efforts of the 1,400 volunteers that...

Fairfax officials try to keep public engaged on COVID

COVID-19 hospitalizations and deaths are occurring at lower rates than when the pandemic began 21 months ago, but Fairfax County health officials still are encouraging the public to wear masks and get vaccinated now that the new omicron variant...

COVID update brings mix of good, bad news

With the nation suffering a decided case of COVID fatigue, with the constant barrage of contradictory data and commentary more often than not becoming mere white noise in the background of daily living, could someone please cut through the...
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Trio joins El Salvador men’s soccer team

Three former players with the Arlington Soccer Association recently have been called up to the El Salvador men’s national...
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