Officials in Montgomery County are recommending wearing masks indoors as a surge of COVID-19 cases has caused numbers to rise across the area.
Almost eight months after D.C. required firefighters to be vaccinated against COVID-19 to keep their jobs, the department says no one has been fired for being unvaccinated.
As the total number of COVID-19 related deaths in the United States approaches one-million, the Washington National Cathedral will honor the lives lost with a special ceremony Monday.
Vaxxed and boosted? You could be a millionaire come Tuesday.
Pfizer is testing three extra-small doses of its vaccine in children under 5 after two shots didn't prove quite strong enough.
COVID-19 cases are slowly rising across the U.S. as the nation prepares for what could be a possible summer surge.
Some of the D.C. area's most popular music venues are dropping their proof of COVID vaccine requirements for patrons.
This is the first time that Medicare has covered an over-the-counter self-administered test at no cost to beneficiaries.
Health officials say the Omicron subvariant BA.2, has been identified in Fairfax County COVID-19 patients as well as in other areas across Virginia.
U.S. regulators are allowing people 50 and older to get another booster dose of the Pfizer or Moderna COVID-19 vaccine.
The subvariant omicron BA.2 has health officials’ attention, just as COVID restrictions have eased up. It has been classified as a "variant of concern," according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the World Health Organization (WHO). This variant is also called "stealth" omicron because its genetic mutations could make it difficult to distinguish from the delta variant using PCR tests as compared to the original version of omicron, according to the American Medical Association.
Pfizer is expected to request authorization for a fourth COVID-19 vaccine dose for seniors in a move to provide extra protection to the over-65 population that has been hit hardest by the pandemic.
“Right now, the way that we have seen, it is necessary, a fourth booster right now,” Pfizer’s CEO Albert Bourla said.
There is a renewed debate over masks in Virginia as a local school board looks to once again require its students to wear masks while in the classroom.
The study demonstrates that 90 minutes of exercise after immunization of the COVID-19 vaccine increases antibody response several weeks later.
Mask-wearing guidelines for school districts in Washington, D.C., Maryland and Virginia.
Face coverings are now optional for President Joe Biden's State of the Union address Tuesday, as Congress is lifting its mask requirement on the House floor after federal regulators eased guidelines last week in a rethinking of the nation's strategy to adapt to living with a more manageable COVID-19.
The indoor mask mandate in Montgomery County is set to expire Monday night at 11:59 p.m.
Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich said he would have kept mask mandates in place until a lower rate of transmission was reached.
The legislation to reinstate the vaccine mandate in D.C. has been withdrawn from the council.