WAVY: Local hospitals start in-house COVID-19 testing

Sentara Healthcare says it’s now processing COVID-19 tests in-house at Sentara Norfolk General Hospital to help shorten the wait for test results.

WUSA 9: Virginia dentist using 3D printer to make medical-grade masks for first responders

But still, people who aren’t first responders are buying medical-grade masks, and it’s taking them away from the ones who need them the most. That’s why Dr. Phil Cai is stepping in so he can make masks doctors and nurses can use on the front lines.

WVIR Charlottesville: Under PPP, Non-Profit Preschool Received Money In 3 Business Days

“We are a small, nonprofit preschool. It wasn’t a matter of just being able to borrow money, because obviously we have lost two months of income. How are you ever going to pay it back? We run on a very tight budget like most small businesses, especially small nonprofits do. So that forgiveness piece of it is what makes it work for us,” administrator Lindsey Munson said.

WHSV: Staunton Makerspace designs face shields for health care workers, first repsonders

Creative minds came together at the Staunton Makerspace to create face shields for local health care workers and first responders with limited PPE supplies.

WHSV: Harrisonburg high school student flies food donations through the pandemic

Griffin Phillips isn’t your average high school sophomore. In addition to being a major in the Harrisonburg ROTC and going for his private pilot’s license, the Harrisonburg High School student is also flying food donations to Chesterfield amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Roll Call: This congressman’s family runs a distillery. They’re shifting to hand sanitizer

This whiskey is for your hands!

Rep. Denver Riggleman joined volunteers to distribute meals to doctors, nurses, and healthcare workers on the frontline

WSET: Small business delivers 80 meals to Lynchburg General Hospital as token of appreciation

A small business donated meals to workers at Lynchburg General Hospital to show their appreciation.

Associated Press: Hilton and American Express to Donate Up to 1 Million Rooms To Frontline Medical Professionals During COVID-19 Crisis

Hilton (NYSE:HLT) and American Express (NYSE:AXP) today announced that the companies, in partnership with Hilton’s ownership community, will donate up to 1 million hotel room nights across the United States to frontline medical professionals leading the fight against COVID-19.

CBS 19 News: CvilleBioHub companies working to help fight coronavirus pandemic

Several medical technology and biomanufacturing companies in the Charlottesville area are working together to help fight the coronavirus.

WSET: Small business owner in Goode makes masks for people in need amid COVID-19

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, there is a need for masks in countless communities, Bernotsky knew she had to put her stash of fabric to use. She says she is now using her products to sell as washable face masks.

WSET: Volunteers launch 24/7 COVID-19 information, call-in radio station for Southwest Virginia

From bedrooms and living rooms across South West Virginia, local volunteers will host shows and programming to provide the latest information on the impacts of COVID-19 in Southwest Virginia.

The Virginian-Pilot: Businesses look beyond their own problems to help others affected by coronavirus

While local businesses are fighting to stay in business because of the coronavirus outbreak and front line workers are desperately fighting to save lives from the pandemic, many businesses are offering signs of gratitude.

The Winchester Star: Southeastern Container making products to ease COVID-19 pandemic

Employees of a local plastic bottle manufacturer are helping to battle the COVID-19 pandemic by making two special products.

NBC 29: Charlottesville offering assistance to local businesses impacted by COVID-19

Charlottesville is offering several new programs to help support city businesses affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

CBS 19 News: Local cleaning business keeping busy to slow spread of COVID-19

Charlottesville’s Earthly Cleaning has been disinfecting gas stations and medical facilities since the coronavirus pandemic started.

Green Car Congress: Volkswagen and Faurecia delivering PPE to New York City Javits Center and area hospitals

Volkswagen of America and Faurecia are collaborating to manufacture Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) items needed on the frontlines of the COVID-19 crisis response.

WHSV: Waynesboro company shifting production to make PPE for first responders

Bloomaker, a hydroponically grown florist in Waynesboro, has slowed floral production. Instead, employees are now working to make face shields for local first responders.

WVTF: Blacksburg Plant Quickly Changes Gears to Fight COVID-19

A plant in Blacksburg that makes insect repellents is now making hand sanitizer to help during the COVID-19 crisis.

Bristol Herald Courier: Sign company making face shields for medical workers

Skyway Outdoor Inc. in Bastian is a signage and graphics company that specializes in the design, fabrication, installation and service of all sign types. But during the coronavirus pandemic, employees are creating more than signs; they are making face shields to protect medical workers from the virus.

The Roanoke Times: 35,000 pounds: Blacksburg food pantry gets largest donation in its history

The Interfaith Food Pantry on Thursday received the largest donation in its three-decade history.

The Northern Virginia Daily: Woodstock boy’s donation inspires generosity campaign

After 8-year-old Noah Ryman, of Woodstock, pledged his piggy bank savings of $7.87 with a hand-written note saying “For the sick people that need it,” staff at Shenandoah Memorial Hospital participated in an internal match donation challenge that his parents said has raised more than $3,000 so far.

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