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Patch has 32 sites in communities in northern Virginia and Washington, D.C. Here are some of the top posts from the past week related to the new coronavirus and other topics.

Virginia To Receive Fewer COVID-19 Vaccine Doses In December

Operation Warp Speed informed state health officials Thursday that each state would be receiving fewer doses of COVID-19 vaccine than initially planned for the next few weeks.

DC Health Director, Fire Chief Receive COVID-19 Vaccine

Chief John Donnelly of D.C. Fire and EMS and Dr. LaQuandra Nesbitt, director of D.C. Department of Health, joined other front-line public health officials Thursday in receiving the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine. They were vaccinated during a ceremony at the Kaiser Permanente Capitol Hill Medical Center.

200 Traffic Crashes, Fatality Reported Amid Winter Storm: VSP

The first winter storm of the season brought hazardous road conditions to the area Wednesday morning into the afternoon in the Shenandoah Valley and Northern Virginia. As of 3 p.m., Virginia State Police had responded to around 200 traffic crashes and are investigating one fatality.

DCPS, Teachers Union Hash Out Plan To Return To The Classroom

After DC Public Schools and the Washington Teachers' Union reached an agreement Thursday evening to return to in-person learning, Mayor Muriel Bowser commended the progress made.

School Board Adopts New Thomas Jefferson High Admissions Policy

The Fairfax County School Board voted to change the admissions policy at Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology, an admissions-based magnet school.

Bowser Condemns Vandalism Of DC Churches By Proud Boys

Mayor Muriel Bowser criticized members of white nationalist groups, such as the Proud Boys, who she said vandalized at least four District churches over the weekend. The groups were in town as part of Saturday's Stop the Steal protest in support of President Donald Trump.

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