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COVID Resources

 New COVID-19 Measures in Virginia as of Nov. 16

  • Reduction in public and private gatherings: All public and private in-person gatherings must be limited to 25 individuals. This includes outdoor and indoor settings.
  • Expansion of mask mandate: All Virginians aged five and over are required to wear face coverings in indoor public spaces.
  • Strengthened enforcement within essential retail businesses: All essential retail businesses, including grocery stores and pharmacies, must adhere to statewide guidelines for physical distancing, wearing face coverings, and enhanced cleaning. Violations will be Class One misdemeanors.
  • On-site alcohol curfew: The on-site sale, consumption, and possession of alcohol is prohibited after 10 p.m. in any restaurant, dining establishment, food court, brewery, microbrewery, distillery, winery, or tasting room. All restaurants, dining establishments, food courts, breweries, microbreweries, distilleries, wineries, and tasting rooms must close by midnight. Individuals choosing to consume alcohol prior to 10 p.m. must be served as in a restaurant and remain seated at tables six feet apart. 

     Note: These measures modify the Forward Virginia: Phase Three guidelines.

ARLINGTON/FAIRFAX COUNTY COVID-19 Resources

Below are sites you can access for information, assistance, and volunteering in the ongoing pandemic.

Click on the hyperlink to reach the site(s) you want.

If you know of other COVID-19 resources, please send to Bill Pritchard at: pritchardpix@aol.com

ARLINGTON COUNTY

Cases and other data as of November 19, 2020. This information will be updated weekly

The county is in Phase Three of the Forward Virginia reopening.

Arlington County COVID-19 information and resources are available at:

https://www.arlingtonva.us/covid-19/

Arlington COVID-19 Hotline: 703-228-7999

HOURS: Mon–Fri., 7 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sat., 9 a.m.–5 p.m. (Closed Sunday)

COVID-19 Testing in Northern Virginia

https://www.vdh.virginia.gov/coronavirus/covid-19-testing/covid-19-testing-sites/

Food, Financial, and Medical Assistance

https://health.arlingtonva.us/covid-19-coronavirus-updates/food-financial-and-medical-assistance/

Arlington Public Schools Free Breakfast/Lunch

https://www.apsva.us/school-year-2020-21/meal-services/

Arlington Public Schools Superintendent Update

https://www.apsva.us/school-year-2020-21/

Arlington Food Assistance Center (AFAC)

https://afac.org/get-food/

Arlington Thrive (Same-day, emergency financial assistance for Arlington residents)

https://arlingtonthrive.org/

Housing Resources

https://health.arlingtonva.us/covid-19-coronavirus-updates/housing-resources/

FAQs for Renters

https://housing.arlingtonva.us/covid-19-coronavirus-faqs-for-tenants-and-landlords/

Mental Wellness Guide

https://health.arlingtonva.us/covid-19-coronavirus-updates/covid-19-mental-wellness/

Posters and Materials in Other Languages

https://health.arlingtonva.us/covid-19-coronavirus-updates/posters-and-materials-in-different-languages/

 

FAIRFAX COUNTY

 

 Cases and other data as of November 19, 2020. This information will be updated weekly

The county is in Phase Three of the Forward Virginia reopening.

Fairfax County Public Health Department COVID-19 Page:

 

Fairfax County Health Department phone: 703-267-3511

Hours: Open 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. weekdays and 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. on weekends.

Text FFXCOVID to 888777 to receive updates from Fairfax County about COVID-19.

Email questions or concerns to ffxcovid@fairfaxcounty.gov. This email account will be staffed Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. through 6 p.m.

Fairfax Human Services Resource Guide (HSRG)

https://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/hsrg/

Provides information for food, housing, financial assistance, medical, domestic violence, housing, clothing, and other resources

COVID 19 Specific Fairfax Human Services Resource Guide (HSRG)

https://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/HSRG/Pages/SeasonalAnnouncementsData.aspx

Fairfax Public Schools - Continuing Free School Lunch Program

https://www.fcps.edu/news/coronavirus-update-food-resources

Offering grab and go meals at schools, and at other locations.

Fairfax Coordinated access to Food, Financial, and Medical Assistance

Coordinated Services Planning - call 703-222-0880, TTY 711

Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

VOLUNTEERING

Arlington County Medical Reserve Corps.

https://health.arlingtonva.us/medical-reserve-corps/

American Red Cross

https://volunteerconnection.redcross.org/?nd=rco_opportunity_browse_list

 Episcopal Diocese of Virginia Covid Resources

http://www.thediocese.net/news-and-events/covid-19-resources/outreach-and-partner-ministries/

Site includes the following:

  1. Best Practices for Food Pantries
  2. Advocacy for Vulnerable Populations 
  3. Reducing Social Stigma during a Public Health Crisis
  4. Employment and Financial Crises
  5. Homelessness and COVID-19
  6. Managing Anxiety and Stress
  7. Coronavirus and Addiction