Apr 3 APS to Provide Week of Meals for Spring Break

Apr 3 APS to Provide Week of Meals for Spring Break
To ensure students have food during spring break, on Fri, Apr 3, APS will provide a week’s worth of meals to families who come to one of the five grab-and-go meal distribution sites. There will be no APS meal service provided April 6-10 during the scheduled spring break. Meals will be set up on a table outside the building for distribution from 11AM to 1PM.
● Kenmore Middle School, 200 S. Carlin Springs Road
● Dr. Charles R. Drew Elementary School, 3500 S. 23rd Street
● Barrett, 4401 N Henderson Rd
● Campbell, 737 S Carlin Springs Rd
● Randolph, 1306 S Quincy St

Apr 3 Donation Site for COVID-19 PPE

Apr 3 Donation Site for COVID-19 PPE
When: Fri, Apr 3 from 10AM to 3PM
Where: Central Library parking lot on N 10th St
Upon arrival, donors must stay in their cars until they reach the unloading area
Arlington County is seeking donations of unused, unopened containers of essential Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), cleaning supplies, and certain food to assist essential employees, nonprofits and community organizations with coronavirus (COVID-19) response operations.
Requested items include: Nitrile or vinyl examination gloves; N95 or KN95 masks; Surgical masks; Protective surgical gowns; Homemade masks; Cleaning products and supplies; Non-perishable food items.
Details at News Release

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. In addition to the delivery fee, prices on the Postmates website are about 13% higher than ordering directly from the restaurant.
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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!


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

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.

More at WTOP

Residential Bulk Trash Collection Suspended

Residential Bulk Trash Collection Suspended
Curbside bulk item collection is suspended. Regular weekly curbside trash & recycling collection services continue as normal.

The County asks that you not do a major house cleaning and leave lots of stuff to be picked up. Their ability to pick up trash is below normal.

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