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DCLS IN THE NEWS

2017

Raccoon found in Norfolk's Lafayette-Winona area tests positive for rabies
(wtkr.com; Posted December 14, 2017)

Hummus product sold in Virginia recalled due to possible health risks
(www.augustafreepress.com; Posted November 20, 2017)

Raccoon found in Norfolk's Forest Park neighborhood tests positive for rabies
(pilotonline.com; Posted November 20, 2017)

180 sick: It was the Salmonella in clam chowder served at Chincoteague Chili Chowder Cook Off
(www.barfblog.com; Posted October 27, 2017)

Crab Shack restaurant named in chowder cook-off outbreak
(www.foodsafetynews.com; Posted October 26, 2017)

UPDATE: Officials: Bacteria identified in specimens associated with Accomack Co. off event
(http://www.wmdt.com; Posted October 10, 2017)

Health Officials Looking for People Who Attended Chincoteague Cooking Event
(www.wboc.com; Updated October 6, 2017)

Health dept. officials investigate illnesses in connection to Accomack Co. cook off
(www.wmdt.com; Posted October 5, 2017)

Happy Sprout Inc. Recalls Soybean Sprouts Due To Possible Health Risk
(www.fda.gov; Posted June 8, 2017)

 

2016

Handling food for DNC convention: Just another day in the lab
(Food Safety News; Posted July 18, 2016)

The Governor's Top 5
(governor.virginia.gov/top5/; Posted July 15, 2016)

Yo Philly! Bon Appetite. Love, Virginia
(The Washington Post; Posted July 15, 2016)

Virginia lab testing Democratic National Convention food for contamination
(Richmond Times-Dispatch; Posted July 14, 2016)

Virginia will begin testing mosquitoes for Zika virus in targeted areas
(Richmond Times-Dispatch; Posted July 13, 2016)

Zika virus testing now underway in Central Virginia
(WTVR; Posted July 13, 2016)

Virginia's state laboratory to begin testing mosquitoes for Zika virus
(WSET; Posted July 13, 2016)

Virginia state lab to start testing mosquitoes for Zika
(WDBJ; Posted July 13, 2016)

Virginia to begin testing mosquitoes for Zika
(WCYB; Posted July 13, 2016)

Stopping Listeria required an arsenal of tools and an army of experts
(APHLblog.org; Posted June 22, 2016)

Vital signs - Division of Consolidated Laboratory Services
(Discover Richmond magazine; Posted June 2016)

Richmond lab to begin testing for Zika virus
(WAVY; Posted April 18, 2016)

Why Zika virus testing will take place in Richmond
(WTVR; Posted April 18, 2016)

CDC approves testing site in VA for Zika virus
(NBC 12; Posted April 18, 2016)

State Lab Receives CDC Approval for Zika Virus Testing
(NBC 29; Posted April 18, 2016)

Virginia lab to start testing for Zika virus
(WDBJ, Posted April 18, 2016)

Virginia's State Laboratory approved to test for Zika virus
(Daily Press; Posted April 18, 2016)

CDC approves Virginia lab to test for Zika
(Richmond Times-Dispatch; Posted April 18, 2016)

Lab Feature Article: Virginia DCLS
(eLEXNET newsletter - Spring 2016)

Gov. McAuliffe signs new rape kit legislation
(Daily Press; Posted April 15, 2016)

Virginia: PFGE and whole genome sequencing show Salmonella outbreak who's boss
(APHLblog.org; Posted March 22, 2016)

Twenty states to receive funding that will save babies' lives
(EurekAlert.org; Posted February 17, 2016)

Hot job: Investigate Illness as a Clinical Laboratory Scientist
(WCVE Science Matters; Posted January 14, 2016)

 

2015

Rabies in a Dog Imported from Egypt with a Falsified Rabies Vaccination Certificate - Virginia, 2015
(CDC.gov Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report; Posted December 18, 2015)

Good Seed Again Recalls Soybean, Mung Bean Sprouts for Listeria Risk
(Food Safety News; Posted August 11, 2015)

Good Seed Inc. Recalls Soybean and Mung Bean Sprouts for Listeria Risk
(Food Safety News; Published June 23, 2015)

Good Seed Inc. recalls soybean sprouts due to Listeria
(barfblog.com; Published June 23, 2015)

Good Seed Inc. Recalls Soybean Sprouts and Mung Bean Sprouts Due to Possible Health Risk
(FDA; Published June 22, 2015)

Virginia expands list of disorders newborn screened for
(Richmond Times-Dispatch; Published June 15, 2015)

Gov. McAuliffe Announces Expanded Newborn Screening Program
(NBC 29; Published June 15, 2015)

Gov. McAuliffe Announces Expanded Newborn Screening Program
(WSET; Published June 15, 2015)

Commonwealth Adds Screening for SCID for Newborns
(NewsPlex; Published June 15, 2015)

Virginia adds "Bubble Boy" disease to screening for newborns in Virginia
(Daily Press; Published June 15, 2015)

Two more positive rabies cases confirmed in Henrico Co.
(WRIC; Published May 27, 2015)

Henrico confirms third case of rabies
(WTVR; Published April 20, 2015) 

From Skunk Heads to Baby's Blood
(The Record, Hampden-Sydney College website www.hsc.edu) 

Henry's Farm Recalls Soybean Sprouts Due To Possible Health Risk
(PerishableNews.com; Published April 7, 2015)

Soybean Sprouts Recalled for Possible Listeria Contamination
(Food safety News; Published April 3, 2015)

DCLS once again named CDC's Mid-Atlantic PulseNet Area Laboratory
(Progress-Index; Posted April 1, 2015)

Second Rabid Raccoon Confirmed In Henrico County
(WRIC; Posted March 11, 2015; updated March 12, 2015)

 

2014

Map: How prepared are states for infectious disease outbreaks?
(The Washington Post; Posted December 18, 2014)

Henry's Farm Inc. Recalls Soybean Sprouts due to Possible Health Risk
(ABC 13; Posted November 25, 2014)  

State agencies work together, discovers Listeria in Cheese - NBC12 - Richmond, VA News
(NBC 12; Posted November 13, 2014; updated November 23, 2014)  

Your Health: State lab is part of public health response team
(Richmond Times-Dispatch; Posted October 10, 2014)  

First Lady of Virginia Visits DCLS
(Published May 13, 2014) 

Students Tour Lab for Lab Week
(Richmond Times-Dispatch; Published April 23, 2014)  

Virginia's Laboratory Testing for Foodborne Illnesses
(NBC 12; Published February 5, 2014)