News & Public Notices

Three Rivers Health District COVID 19 Update  01/11/2021

Pandemic status:  Surge is unprecedented

The rolling 7-day average new case count in the United States, according to Johns Hopkins University, is over 260,000.  There have been over 22 million documented cases of COVID 19 in the United States, and we have had over 374,000 deaths.  Hospital system and health care worker overload and stress in some highly affected regions continue to worsen.

Three Rivers Health District COVID 19 Update  01/04/2021

Pandemic status:  New case counts remain high, hospital capacity remains good in Virginia

The rolling 7-day average new case count in the United States is about 223,000.  There have been over 20.6 million documented cases of COVID 19 in the United States, and we have had over 351,500 deaths.  Hospital system and health care worker overload and stress in some highly affected regions continue.

Three Rivers Health District COVID 19 Update  12/21/2020

In Three Rivers, our weekly case count went to 501 new cases documented from 461 the previous week, a dramatic increase that has seriously stressed our case investigation and contact tracing efforts.  According to the CDC K-12 School Metrics, all jurisdictions in Three Rivers Health District are at highest risk levels from a community transmission standpoint.

Three Rivers Health District COVID 19 Update 12/7/2020

In Three Rivers, our cases continued to rise, from 267 to 333, another all-time high.  The high numbers in Westmoreland and Richmond Counties are related to Long Term Care Facility (LTCF) outbreaks.  According to the CDC K-12 School Metrics, King William, King and Queen, Lancaster, and Mathews Counties are at higher risk and all other jurisdictions are at highest risk levels from a community transmission standpoint. 

Three Rivers Health District COVID 19 Update   11/23/2020

In Three Rivers, we had a brisk rise in new cases last week, from 98 to 171, our highest week yet.  According to the CDC K-12 School Metrics, King William, Essex, Richmond, Westmoreland and Northumberland counties currently are highest risk levels from a case incidence perspective.  All other counties are at higher risk.  Our 14-day percent PCR positivity rates remain at lower levels, with all counties below 6%.