All County Commission Meetings Cancelled

All County Commission Meetings Cancelled
Members of Arlington’s advisory commissions and boards were told that their meetings have been put on hold for the foreseeable future. Meetings may be held virtually for decisions directly related to COVID-19 and other essential continuity of business matters.
Story at ArlNOW

COVID-19 Community Mobility Report

COVID-19 Community Mobility Report
Google prepared this report to help understand responses to social distancing guidance related to COVID-19. The reports chart movement trends over time by geography, across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.
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Help Map Published By NextDoor

Help Map Published By NextDoor
The Help Map displays green dots locating neighbors offering help. Clicking on a dot displays the neighbor’s name, how they can help, and a button to send them a message. As of this writing, 9 neighbors in LV are offering various kinds of assistance.
View the Help Map
The webpage also has a button to sign up as a helper.

Trader Joe’s Clarendon Closed by COVID-19

Trader Joe’s Clarendon Closed by COVID-19
Trader Joe’s, Clarendon, closed Wed morning because an employee tested positive for COVID-19. The employee was last present in the store on Sun, Mar 29, 2020. The store is now closed for a thorough cleaning and restocking before it reopens. While a store is closed, Trader Joe’s pays all employees for their scheduled shifts.
Trader Joe’s News Release   ARLNow

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

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

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

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

Arlington Closes Its Parks, Fields, and Playgrounds

Arlington Closes Its Parks, Fields, and Playgrounds
Effectively immediately, all Arlington County/APS parks, fields, playgrounds, restrooms, tracks, dog parks and courts are closed due to the COVID-19 outbreak. Signs will be posted at all affected locations. Park visitors are asked to adhere to all closure notices and current social distancing recommendations.

Trails and community gardens are also closed to groups. Please exercise and garden alone.

County Press Release