Health care

New mask-making venture launches out of Avail Vapor HQ

Taking over part of an e-cigarette manufacturing facility in Chesterfield, a medical supply startup has launched a plan to make a sizable dent in the nation’s supply of medical face masks.

Local urgent care centers shift into coronavirus testing

Not even health care is totally safe from the economic disruptions of the coronavirus pandemic, as Richmond-area urgent care providers juggle the regular business of urgent care with operation of COVID-19 testing centers.