Inspired by the death of “Austin” Trenum, Virginia Del. Rich Anderson of the 51st District put forth a bill in the General Assembly, requiring all school and non-school youth based sports that make use of local or school fields to require concussion training for their athletes.
A local business has offered to donate $1 for every “like” on a Facebook page created to help a Nokesville Elementary first grade girl, “Eme,” who is losing her eyesight to a rare genetic disease.
After Chairman At-Large Corey Stewart previously told the Board of County Supervisors his plan to eliminate the Prince William Health Department, Health Director of the Prince William Health District, Dr. Alison Anture pled for the funding of the Health Department at the Nov. 27 Board meeting.
“I wanted to have some control over what goes on in the practice, because I feel that health care has been a little out of control, and I wanted to focus on preventative medicine and working with families to keep them healthy,” Dr. Dolan said.
Cofounder and President of the Sports Legacy Institute Chris Nowinski shares neurological evidence of concussions causing serious mental and emotional changes in children and adults, while presenting at the Prince William Hospital Children’s Sports Symposium at GMU in Manassas.
Frances H. Herron is a Licensed Professional Counselor in Gainesville, who likes to say she’s heard it all before.
As a result of the poisoning of five young children in Virginia in the past two months, local professionals strongly urge parents to exercise caution in the purchase of single-use laundry detergent pods.