Update: Blood Drive

Our next blood drive is a week from today - Tuesday, April 5 from Noon to 6:00 p.m. at Arey Assembly Hall. There are only six slots available - to sign up, just go to the Red Cross website or download the Blood Donor app on your smart phone and join the “Bridgewater Gives!” team.... Continue Reading →

Blood Drive

Our next blood drive is two weeks from today - Tuesday, April 5 - from Noon to 6:00 p.m. in Arey Assembly Hall. The Red Cross continues to be at critical shortage levels for blood donations, so every donation counts. Just go to the Red Cross website or download the Blood Donor app on your... Continue Reading →

Free COVID-19 Tests

The federal government is distributing millions of free at-home COVID-19 tests. If you are interested in receiving one, please visit this website: https://www.covidtests.gov Each residential household can receive one free order which includes four individual rapid antigen COVID-19 tests. If you need a PCR test, please visit Hastings Medical Clinic in Bridgewater. To learn more... Continue Reading →

Race to the Bottom 5K

Labor Day morning would not be the same without a race through Bridgewater! We are excited to have our annual Race to the Bottom 5k back this year! NEW FOR OUR RACE IN 2021:  We are excited to announce that we will be partnering with the American Cancer Society!  Our annual 5k race on Labor Day... Continue Reading →

COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic at BCC

On Wednesday, June 23, there will be a COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic at the Bridgewater Community Center from 3:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. No appointments are necessary. Those attending may select either the Johnson & Johnson or Pfizer vaccine. A second vaccine clinic has also been scheduled for July 13, also at the BCC. If you... Continue Reading →

COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic

Sentara-RMH has announced a COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic this Sunday, April 18th from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Sentara RMH Wellness Center (2500 Wellness Drive in Harrisonburg). The clinic is open to anyone 16 years old or older who would like to receive Dose #1 of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine (16-17 year olds must... Continue Reading →

COVID-19 Vaccine Update

On Friday, the Central Shenandoah Health District (which includes Bridgewater, Harrisonburg, and Rockingham County) moved into "Phase 2" for COVID-19 vaccinations. This is nine days earlier than the statewide target of opening COVID-19 vaccinations to everyone aged 16 and older on April 18. Approximately 36% of Virginians have received at least one dose of the... Continue Reading →

COVID-19 Vaccine

The Virginia Department of Health (VDH) continues to administer COVID-19 vaccinations to individuals listed under “Phase 1a” and “Phase 1b” of the Virginia population, which includes healthcare personnel, residents of long-term health care facilities, and individuals over the age of 65 or those aged 16-64 with underlying medical conditions.  All other individuals are currently listed... Continue Reading →


For some time, town staff has been pursuing the possibility of a COVID vaccination site in Bridgewater. We know our residents are anxious to receive the vaccine and we want to aid in any way we can. This week, in a conference call with representatives of Carilion, Sentara, and the Virginia Department of Health, we... Continue Reading →

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