Vaccine Allocation Change, Senior Homes' First Doses | Patch PM

Emily Leayman
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Vaccine Doses Limited In Fairfax, Inova Cancels Some Appointments

After a wait list for vaccinations formed in Fairfax County due to limited doses, officials say vaccinations will need to be rolled back at the health department and Inova Health System. As of Tuesday, Jan, 26, Inova Health System is canceling first dose appointments due to limited supplies.

Virginia Changes Approach Of Vaccine Distribution To Localities

The distribution strategy for the COVID-19 vaccine has changed in Virginia as requests for doses were higher than the weekly supply being allocated by the federal government.

Ashburn Senior Care Facility Receives First COVID Vaccine Doses

Residents and staff members at the Tribute At One Loudoun assisted living facility in Ashburn received their first shots of the coronavirus vaccine on Monday as Phase 1b of the distribution process continues across Virginia.

Internet Outage Impacts Access To Virtual Learning In NoVA

A Verizon Fios internet outage on the East Coast is impacting access to virtual learning for some students and school staff Tuesday.

FanDuel Pays Out $2M To Virginia Sports Bettors In First Weekend

Four days after launching sports betting in Virginia, FanDuel announced a partnership with the Washington Football Team on Monday, which is the first such deal between an NFL franchise and an online sports gaming platform in the United States.

Dulles Greenway Bill Passes Committee, Headed For House Vote

A piece of legislation designed to hold the owners of the Dulles Greenway accountable and make the toll road affordable for the average motorist is headed for a vote of the Virginia House of Delegates after it passed a committee on Tuesday.

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