Apr 3 County Board COVID-19 Online Townhall

Apr 3 County Board COVID-19 Online Townhall
When: Fri, Apr 3 at noon
Where: Online (link will be available on County Board’s web page on Friday, April 3, 2020 by noon)
County Board will hold a special meeting to participate in virtual town hall to discuss the County’s response to COVID-19. The public may participate in the town hall via a link that will be available on the County Board’s web page on Friday, April 3, 2020 by noon.
Public Notice  County Board web page

Free or Low-Cost Food Delivery

Free or Low-Cost Food Delivery; $100 Promo Code
Walgreens and Postmates delivery service are offering low-cost delivery of over-the-counter medicines, personal care products, and some food items. Postmates also delivers from many local restaurants.

Delivery typically costs $2.99 (or $4.24 for orders under $12). Some restaurants are offering free delivery. A link from Walgreen’s Postmates page offers a code for a $100 credit on delivery cost (good for 1 week). Go to “Account Settings” to enter promo code.

Note: Walgreens prescriptions are delivered by Walgreens Express (free during panemic). Postmates cannot deliver alcohol, cigarettes, e-cigarettes or tobacco from Walgreens.

Please email the webmaster with your experiences with Postmates and other delivery options.

Partial list of Postmates delivery options. This probably changes often and there are daily deals so check the Postmates app for authoritative information.Click to Continue Reading…

Egg Hunt Social Distancing Version

Egg Hunt Social Distancing Version
1) Decorate some paper eggs on an 8.5×11 paper sheet. You can download a template to print and color at Simple Mom Project
2) Post your eggs in a front window where they can easily be seen from the street. Please display them from Sat, Mar 28 to Tues, Apr 14.
3) Go for a walk around the neighborhood with your kids to see how many eggs you can find! Please walk only with members of your household, not in large groups.

Sorry, no prizes this year. Thanks, and stay safe and healthy!


COVID-19 Testing at Inova Urgent Care on Lee Hwy

COVID-19 Testing at Inova Urgent Care on Lee Hwy
Where: Inova Urgent Care, 4600 Lee Hwy (571-492-3080)
When: Seven days a week, 8AM to 8PM

Do not visit this location for other medical issues. Go to other Urgent Care Centers.

Prior to testing patients must get in touch with their regular doctor for an evaluation and get a testing order or referral to the Inova Respiratory Illness Clinic for evaluation. Those without a primary care physician or who need help with recommendations can call 1-855-IMG-DOCS.

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LV Park Closed

LV Park Closed (and So Is the Dog Park)
All parks and public facilities are closed due to the virus. This includes the Lyon Village Park and Playground and the James Hunter Dog Park located at 13th and North Herndon Street.

Crossing through parks to get to a trail or non-park destination is still allowed.

Parks & Rec News Release

ART Bus Rides Now Free

ART Bus Rides Now Free
● Arlington Transit bus riders to enter/exit buses using rear doors only
● Customers who require the wheelchair ramp can enter through the front
● Fare collection is suspended
● Routes operate Mon-Fri on Saturday schedule: 41, 42, 45, 51, 55, 77, 87
● Other routes continue to be suspended
ART News Release

CVS MinuteClinic No Longer Walk-In

CVS MinuteClinic No Longer Walk-In
● CVS Minute Clinic no longer accepting walk-in patients.
● All must make an appointment on-line via MinuteClinic web site or CVS Pharmacy app
● Patients will be pre-screened to determine if MinuteClinic is the right site of care
● Patients must wait in their vehicle or outside until called in
CVS Press Release

County Offers Help with Utility Bills

County Offers Help with Utility Bills
Anyone struggling to pay a County utility bill (water/sewer/refuse) should call the DES Customer Contact Center at 703-228-5000, Mon-Fri, 7AM to 7PM. You may be eligible for special payment arrangements without accrual of additional late fees.

Statewide Closures Ordered

Statewide Closures Ordered; School Year is Over
● All gatherings of more than 10 people are banned
● All schools will remain closed through the end of this academic year
● Recreation and entertainment businesses must close
● Dining and congregation areas must close
● Essential retail businesses may remain open
● Professional businesses not listed must utilize telework as much as possible
● Businesses in violation of this order may be charged with a Class 1 misdemeanor
● All Virginians urges to avoid non-essential travel outside the home
Governor‘s Press Release
Full Text of Executive Order
Governor’s FAQ Answers to questions beyond the order‘s scope