Morning Notes

Sunset on Lake Thoreau/Credit: Audrey Lawson

Stopping Zika in Fairfax County — The Fairfax County Department of Health is raising awareness of how to stop the transmission of the mosquito-borne virus, which can cause birth defects. More than 30 cases of Zika have been diagnosed in Virginia, but the virus may have been acquired somewhere else. [Fairfax Times]

Virginia In the Red — Virginia finished its fiscal year with a $266 million shortfall as payroll- and sales-tax receipts lagged below expectations, Gov. Terry McAuliffe said Friday. [Washington Post]

New At The Top — Former Reston Hospital Center CEO Tim McManus has been named president of Hospital Corporation of America’s (HCA) Richmond-based Capital Division, effective Aug. 1. [HCA]

Photo: Sunset on Lake Thoreau/Credit: Audrey Lawson

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