Coronavirus

Health officials say an elderly Netherlands woman is the first known person to have died after contracting coronavirus twice. Reuters reports she had developed a fever and severe cough which brought her to an emergency room. Aside from lingering fatigue, she recovered and was sent home five days later. The woman, who had also been battling […]

Researchers in Australia say the novel coronavirus can survive for nearly a month on some surfaces – including smartphones. The virus remained infectious for up to 28 days on smooth surfaces like glass, stainless steel, or plastic – which includes smartphone screens and credit cards.  By comparison, the Influenza A virus survives only 17 days. Scientists […]

Trey Songz has been diagnosed with the Coronavirus. The singer took to social media to address fans about his health and to give stats about the virus. “I’ve taken many tests as I’ve been out protesting, food drives — of course, I have a very young son at home. So, I get tested periodically, and unfortunately, […]

On Sunday, the mayor of New York City, Bill de Blasio, announced schools and nonessential businesses in nine New York City zip codes will close temporarily. The closure is due to fear in spikes in coronavirus cases. Brooklyn and Queens have been above 3% positivity level for seven consecutive days or more. The closures will begin on […]

After months of “playing down” the corona virus, Donald Trump and the First Lady have tested positive for Covid-19. Trump has repeatedly refused to wear a mask and scoffed at his opponent Joe Biden for always wearing a mask. Now the daunting task of contact tracing begins as Trump has held several rallies with thousands […]

The Rock took to social media so say he and his wife along with their 4 and 2 year old daughter all had COVID for the last three weeks. He described it as a kick in the gut and that he’s gone through some “doozies” in his life but nothing compared to contracting the virus with his […]

Listen to Miss Community Clo’s “Community Conversations” from Saturday, August 15th.   Clo speaks with Dr. Winn Director of the VCU Massey Cancer Center.    Clovia & Dr. Winn discusses “Facts, Faith, & Fridays” as well as health disparity.  Robert Winn is trying to address the disproportionate toll of the coronavirus on African Americans through a nascent […]

Remember the photo of the crowded school hallway? Well, that Georgia school has now closed. North Paulding High School has switched to online learning for Tuesday (August 11th). Paulding ISD Superintendent Brian Otott told parents he would update them late Tuesday if schools would reopen on Wednesday (August 12th). The school is undergoing a deep cleaning […]

Phase 3 Reopening Virginia is underway which means that most businesses are operating at 75% with state guidelines in place. There are more people out patronizing restaurants, entertainment venues, personal grooming and care facilities. However, COVID-19 has not taken the summer off and will be in the midst of crowded areas too. Wearing masks and […]

LISTEN to hear a meaningful conversation around the impact of Covid-19 in black and brown communities with Miss Community Clovia and her special guest for the Radio One & VA Department of Emergency Management COVID-19 Community Forum.

Traditional observance of Memorial Day has diminished over the years. Many Americans nowadays have forgotten the meaning and traditions of Memorial Day and use it as the unofficial kick off to summer. Memorial Day was originally called Decoration Day, is a day of remembrance for those who have died in our nation’s service in the […]

Virginia has re-opened slightly and my team wants to make sure our front line workers, under resourced communities and the elderly have the proper protective wear in public. A team of concerned small business owners and two non-profit organizations have come together to help our most vulnerable communities stop the dreaded spread of Coronavirus. The […]