Business News: March 13 | Nvdaily

Wellness Festival

Valley Health is holding a Virtual Health Fair the week of March 20-27. The event will feature online health and fitness programs and  screenings at Valley Health locations from Luray to Martinsburg and Romney, West Virginia.

The health fair includes:

• Virtual programs, including morning fitness classes, “Ask the Health Professional,” and other programs and videos.

• Reduced-cost blood work vouchers for sale all week, redeemable at any Valley Health outpatient lab by June 30. The website will be offering more tests at a lower price.

• Free heart attack risk screenings at seven regional locations.

• Free carotid and EKG screenings both Saturdays at the Winchester Medical Center Conference Center.

For more information and a preliminary schedule of events, visit

Pesticide recertification

The Virginia Cooperative Extension is providing an online self-paced commercial pesticide applicator recertification course, in lieu of the traditional in-person course offered at West Oaks Farm Market or the Northern Virginia 4-H Center.

Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services Office of Pesticides has approved this course to deliver recertification in Virginia categories: 1A, 1B, 3A, 3B, 6, 10, and/or 60. The course fee is $60 and each applicator must register online at the following link:

The course opened on March 1 and will be available until March 31. It is a self-paced course with recorded video presentations. Every applicator is required to do the Legal Update and Pesticide Safety sections.

Information: Mark Sutphin at 540-665-5699, [email protected] or Jason Cooper at 540-564-3080, [email protected].


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