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Posted on: April 9, 2021

Western Tidewater Health District Expands COVID-19 Vaccination to “Phase 2” Recipients

The Western Tidewater Health District (WTHD) is expanding COVID-19 vaccinations to Phase 2 on Monday April 12. Persons 16 or older who work or reside in this district will be eligible to receive the vaccine. 

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Posted on: February 17, 2021

Governor Northam Unveils Statewide COVID-19 Vaccine Pre-Registration System

~ Virginians can use vaccinate.virginia.gov or call 877-VAX-IN-VA (877-829-4682) to pre-register for the vaccine and get clear, updated information ~ 

Governor Ralph Northam today, February 17, 20201, invited Virginians to pre-register for the COV...
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Posted on: February 9, 2021

VA DEPARTMENT OF FORESTRY BURN LAW TO GO INTO EFFECT

The Suffolk Fire Marshal’s Office would like to remind citizens the Virginia Department of Forestry 4:00 p.m. Burn Law will go into effect February 15th and lasts through April 30th. Open burning with a permit is allowed from 4:00 p.m. ...

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Posted on: January 21, 2021

Public Utilities Announces Deadline Extension to Second HRUBS Utility Bill Pandemic Relief Program

The Suffolk Department of Public Utilities announces a deadline extension to the second HRUBS Utility Bill Pandemic Relief Program that originally became effective on Monday, December 21, 2020. This program provides a total of $1,378,452.19 in financial a...

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Posted on: January 13, 2021

Lake Cohoon Road Bridge Crossing Project Scheduled

The Department of Public Works advises that a major transportation project on Lake Cohoon Road/State Route 639 will be beginning in late January.  The City’s contractor will replace the deck and superstructure on the bridge over the CSX...

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Posted on: October 9, 2020

SBA Offers Disaster Assistance to City of Suffolk Businesses and Residents Affected Isaias

SBA OFFERS DISASTER ASSISTANCE TO CITY OF SUFFOLK BUSINESSES AND RESIDENTS AFFECTED BY TROPICAL STORM ISAIAS AND RESULTING TORNADOES

The City of Suffolk learned on Thursday, October 8, 2020, that Virginia businesses and residents affected by Tropical Storm...

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Posted on: August 25, 2020

All Three Rating Agencies Affirm Suffolk's AAA Status

The City of Suffolk has learned that all three ratings agencies (Fitch Ratings, Moody’s Investors Service, and S&P Global Ratings) have affirmed the City’s AAA rating with a stable outlook. The City achieved a AAA rating from all three rating agencies...

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Posted on: August 7, 2017

What’s Happening in Suffolk This Week

Monday, April 12

Cedar Hill Cemetery Stroll

An official Virginia Civil War Trail site, Cedar Hill Cemetery has long been an attraction for history buffs and even walking groups. The Suffolk Division of Tourism offers a guided stroll through the pleasant 32-...

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Posted on: March 2, 2020

Suffolk Keeps Citizens Safe and Informed with Suffolk Mass Notification System

The City of Suffolk is now working with Everbridge, the worldwide leader in unified critical communications, to keep residents safe and informed with quick and reliable emergency notifications and public service announcements. As of Monday, March 2, 2020,...

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Posted on: May 25, 2018

Black Bear Safety Reminders

Spotting black bears in Suffolk is nothing unusual, especially considering our proximity to the Great Dismal Swamp. 

Residents can minimize negative interactions with bears by following some simple guidelines to take now:

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