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Piedmont Health District Offers Four Free COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics Next Week

U.S. Access Board Seeks Information on Low Transfer Surface Height for Medical Diagnostic Equipment

Piedmont Health District Offers Free COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic at Charlotte County Farmers Market

FDA authorizes second booster shot for people age 50 and up

Federal Judge rules in favor of parents in mask lawsuit

Department of Transportation to Hold Public Meeting on Air Travel by Persons Who Use Wheelchairs

Parents of disabled students sue Virginia Governor

Sign Language Classes–Spring Session 2022

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How the Supreme Court is setting back disability rights-without even trying

Jul 5 2022

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The rightward shift in the court that made the Dobbs decision possible, and the fact that the author of the Olmstead dissent has outlasted all the justices who supported it, shows how endangered disability rights are and explains why many people within the community are afraid the ADA is next on the chopping block.

Piedmont Health District Offers Four Free COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics Next Week

May 20 2022

FARMVILLE, Va. – The Piedmont Health District will offer four free COVID-19 vaccination clinics next week (May 25-May 28) across the health district. The clinics will offer first, second, additional primary and booster doses of the COVID-19 vaccines at no cost to the public. All clinics will be held outside, so please dress appropriately for the weather. Read More

U.S. Access Board Seeks Information on Low Transfer Surface Height for Medical Diagnostic Equipment

May 20 2022

The U.S. Access Board currently has an open comment period through , 2022 regarding the appropriate low-height of medical diagnostic equipment with transfer surfaces, including examination tables and chairs and diagnostic imaging medical equipment with tables, so that the equipment can be adjusted to accommodate the broadest range of users. Read More

Piedmont Health District Offers Free COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic at Charlotte County Farmers Market

May 18 2022

DRAKES BRANCH, Va. – The Piedmont Health District will offer a free COVID-19 vaccination clinic this Friday, May 20 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Charlotte County Farmers Market, located at 4900 Drakes Main St. in Drakes Branch.

The clinic will offer first, second, additional primary and booster doses of the COVID-19 vaccines at no cost to the public. The clinic will be held outside, so please dress appropriately for the weather. Read More

FDA authorizes second booster shot for people age 50 and up

Mar 29 2022

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) gave the green light on Tuesday to a second coronavirus vaccine booster shot for people aged 50 and older in an effort to ward off another potential spike in infections due to a subvariant of omicron. Read More

Federal Judge rules in favor of parents in mask lawsuit

Mar 24 2022

Virginia state officials will not be allowed to prevent or limit 10 school divisions from considering mask requirements as an accommodation for some students with disabilities, under a federal injunction. Read More

Department of Transportation to Hold Public Meeting on Air Travel by Persons Who Use Wheelchairs

Mar 17 2022

VIRTUAL MEETING REGARDING AIR TRAVEL

Parents of disabled students sue Virginia Governor

Feb 2 2022

SEVEN SCHOOL BOARDS SUE VIRGINIA GOVERNOR

Sign Language Classes–Spring Session 2022

Jan 14 2022

All Classes will be conducted virtually through Zoom:

Advanced Beginner’s Class 2

Start Date: Thursday, April 14, 2022, 6:00 pm to 6:45 pm

End Date: June 30, 2022

There is a sliding scale of $50-$75 per 12-week session.

You can mail a check to the IRC to reserve a slot in an upcoming session. Make sure to include your name, email address, and phone number. Mail checks to:  Sign Language, IRC, 815 Cherry Avenue, Charlottesville, VA 22903.

For more information contact Sarah Barker, 434-975-3825, jsdssam@gmail.com

 

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Aug 8 2021