May 16, 2021

Lonnie Listonsmith

Experienced Health Expert


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Editor’s note: This is a live account of COVID-19 updates from Sunday, May 2, as the day unfolded. It is no longer being updated. Click here to see all the most recent news about the pandemic, and click here to find additional resources.

Seattle’s May Day March on Saturday showed the annual event’s usual sense of spirit in fighting for immigrant and worker rights, but also the peculiar, painful moment of a pandemic that has affected every aspect of life. In light of the COVID-19 pandemic’s disproportionate impact on essential workers, attendees marched for the rights of the most vulnerable

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Business name and address: Smile Magic Family Dental, 1200 Lowes Blvd., Suite 112, in Killeen

What does your business provide?

Dentistry for the entire family.

When did you get into business ownership? When did you bring your business to the local area?

July 2020 is when we opened, but we began planning the previous year. I have always liked the idea of being a business owner, but not until I started working with my current partners did I feel like I had the support to really achieve this goal. I knew that in order to best serve my patients, I

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With San Francisco officially moving into the orange tier, gyms and boutique fitness studios can reopen for indoor workouts at 25 percent capacity.

Studios teaching everything from heated yoga to weight-lifting are more than ready, so if you’re long over Zoom workouts and tired of freezing during outdoor “sweat” sessions, wear your most breathable mask for a small, socially distanced class inside one of these local studios.


MNTStudio’s SF location is open for 50-minute multi-level reformer Pilates classes set to upbeat music for a maximum of three clients at a time. You can also book private sessions at the

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The Pfizer COVID Vaccine was made available at the Novant Health UVA Health System Culpeper Medical Center, on Dec. 17.

The Rappahannock-Rapidan Health District that includes Culpeper County announced Monday night it will now begin to provide COVID-19 vaccinations in those in the Phase 1c of the Virginia Dept. of Health ranking system while continuing to vaccinate anyone in Phase 1a and 1b who are registers to receive it.

“While vaccine supply is increasing, it remains limited so please be patient as we work through the priority groups and get to each

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Knowing the number and identities of unvaccinated healthcare workers is “essential” to understanding our vulnerability to COVID, says Dr. Emily Landon, the executive medical director for infection prevention and control at the University of Chicago Medicine. “It’s hard for humanity to get back to normal without knowing who’s vaccinated.”

That information gap impedes the COVID fight in important ways. Though hospitals and clinics maintain strict COVID protocols, they might unwittingly assign unvaccinated workers to COVID wards, potentially furthering viral spread. Public health agencies can’t target vaccine promotion efforts to the unvaccinated and learn whether workers are hesitant to get shots,

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Looking to sweat without the high price tag of a boutique fitness class, while also social-distancing? You’re in luck—many gyms, fitness studios, stores, and nonprofits in and around the District are sponsoring free virtual and outdoor fitness classes. Here is a list of workouts to check out:

November Project DC

When: Mondays at 6:30 AM on Zoom
The group known for working out on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial is currently working out virtually. Join the weekly online class on Mondays for a bootcamp-style workout. All virtual workouts have closed captioning. Register here.

The YMCA of Metropolitan

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