Health and Healthcare

Building on success

Twenty-five groups and agencies, many staffed by volunteers, were represented at a Rappahannock Resources Roundtable last Friday at the library, spearheaded by county “doer” Hal Hunter (seen here) to better coordinate the services each offers to Rappahannock County’s aging population. […]

Health and Healthcare

Stuff your face, not your turkey

Roasting a Christmas turkey this year? If so, the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (VDACS) has some holiday food safety tips that might surprise even the best Rappahannock County chefs. […]

Foothills Forum

Video: Rural Health Care — What’s Next?

Video of the community discussion co-sponsored Oct. 8 at the Washington fire hall by the Rappahannock News, Foothills Forum, Aging Together and Rapp at Home to assess the findings of “A Troubling Diagnosis,” the recent three-part explanatory journalism series published in the Rappahannock News. […]

Adult Education

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. […]

Health and Healthcare

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. […]

Health and Healthcare

‘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 be sitting down while you read this. […]

Health and Healthcare

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. […]

Churches

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. Stephen’s Episcopal Church. […]