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RappU raises the academic bar

RappU’s new nurse aide training lab: an entire classroom equipped with three hospital beds, life-like manikins, and extensive array of medical devices. If you didn’t know better you’d swear you were standing in a hospital ward.
Weigh-in on Rapp health needs

Rappahannock County’s significant health needs — of which there are many — will be assessed at a PATH Foundation supported Community Health Town Hall next Thursday at Fauquier Hospital. PATH is requesting RSVP’s by Friday, March 31.
‘Stand up’ and align with gravity

One would assume that a best-kept secret to a long and healthy life would be somewhat technical — given it was revealed by NASA’s former director of life sciences to a Rappahannock County audience last Friday. Think again. And don’t…
Hooking up with your doctor remotely

The PATH Foundation, which serves this, Fauquier and Culpeper counties, has invested $370,000 in cutting-edge “telehealth” medical services — including remote mental health treatment and innovative tele-psychiatry.
Flu season arrives in Virginia

Flu season is here, seven weeks earlier this year, according to Rappahannock Rapidan Health District epidemiologist for the Virginia Department of Health, Virginia is currently seeing widespread levels of influenza.
Meetings and notices for Oct. 13

The Brotherhood of St. Andrew offers men and boys the Discipline of Prayer, Study and Service; to follow Christ and bring others into his kingdom. We welcome newcomers to join us for breakfast every Tuesday at 7 a.m. at St.…
The Rapp for Sept. 8

An artists' tour, Stone Hill theater and how the Smithsonian Chamber Music Society found its way to Little Washington 25 years ago (and regularly ever since, including this coming Sunday).
More smoke, less signal

PART 2 OF 3: In lieu of cell and broadband connectivity, Rappahannock's students, visitors, responders and workers plug into some creative solutions.
Hospice appoints new CEO

The board of directors of Hospice of the Piedmont has announced the appointment of Ronald Cottrell as the organization’s new president and CEO.
The gym is now open

The staff at Mountainside Physical Therapy gathers for a group shot as a reminder that the gym is now open for public use on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturday mornings.