Fairfax County Volunteer Solutions

Fairfax County Volunteer Solutions Volunteer Solutions is a partnership program of Fairfax County Virginia's Department of Family Services, Health Department, and Neighborhood and Community Services.

We welcome you and your comments! The purpose of official Fairfax County social media accounts is to present matters of public interest. We encourage you to submit your questions, comments, and concerns, but please note these are moderated online discussion sites. We recognize social media is a 24/7 medium, and your comments are welcome at any time. However, given the need to manage our staff resources (your tax dollars), we generally only monitor comments and postings during regular business hours. Social Media Comments Policy: https://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/news/social-media-comments-policy

Política de comentarios en las redes sociales de Fairfax County: https://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/news/politica-de-comentarios-en-las-redes-sociales-de-fairfax-county

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Volunteers Needed for Inova Vaccination Center - Fairfax County Emergency Information
04/10/2021
Volunteers Needed for Inova Vaccination Center - Fairfax County Emergency Information

Volunteers Needed for Inova Vaccination Center - Fairfax County Emergency Information

Fairfax County has received a request to recruit volunteers to help provide assistance to the Inova Stonebridge COVID-19 Vaccination Center in Alexandria, which provides COVID-19 vaccines predominately for individuals who reside and/or work in Fairfax County. These volunteer tasks require a criminal...

Fairfax County wants to know what you think about the proposed countywide strategic plan. Help shape the future of Fairf...
04/08/2021

Fairfax County wants to know what you think about the proposed countywide strategic plan. Help shape the future of Fairfax County by taking a short survey. Learn more: http://bit.ly/2PLWs81

Message from Fairfax County Health DepartmentVaccine Registration Now Open for All of Phase 1c: Finance; Information Tec...
04/07/2021
Vaccine Registration Now Open for All of Phase 1c - Fairfax County Emergency Information

Message from Fairfax County Health Department
Vaccine Registration Now Open for All of Phase 1c: Finance; Information Technology and Communication, Media; Legal Services; Public Safety (Engineers); Other Public Health Workers; and Barbers, Stylists, Hairdressers. Learn more about specific details for each of these categories: https://bit.ly/3mrS6iF

Note: This information is from the Fairfax County Department of Health.
Questions? Send an email [email protected] or call 703-267-3511.
Get the latest COVID-19 information:
—Facebook: Fairfax County Health Department and Fairfax County Government
—Website: https://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/covid19
—Emergency Blog: https://FairfaxCountyEmergency.wpcomstaging.com
—Text Alerts: Text FFXCOVID to 888777 (English) or text FFXCOVIDESP to 888777 (Spanish).

Beginning today, April 7, individuals who live or work in the Fairfax Health District that fall into the following categories are now eligible to register to get a COVID-19 vaccine: Finance Information Technology and Communication Media Legal Services Public Safety (Engineers) Other Public Health Wo...

Message from Fairfax County Health Department: All individuals age 16+ to be eligible to register for vaccine by April 1...
04/02/2021
All Individuals Age 16+ to Be Eligible to Register for Vaccine by April 18 - Fairfax County Emergency Information

Message from Fairfax County Health Department: All individuals age 16+ to be eligible to register for vaccine by April 18. Learn more: https://bit.ly/3mbvKlm

Note: This information is from the Fairfax County Department of Health.
Questions? Send an email [email protected] or call 703-267-3511.
Get the latest COVID-19 information:
—Facebook: @FairfaxCountyHealth and @FairfaxCounty
—Website: https://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/covid19
—Emergency Blog: https://FairfaxCountyEmergency.wpcomstaging.com
—Text Alerts: Text FFXCOVID to 888777 (English) or text FFXCOVIDESP to 888777 (Spanish).

Gov. Ralph Northam announced today that starting April 18, every Virginian 16 and older will be eligible to register for a COVID-19 vaccine. President Joe Biden also said this week that he expects 90% of American adults will be eligible for the vaccine by April 19. To meet these goals, Fairfax Count...

April is Volunteer Recognition Month!Volunteers are recognized annually during national volunteer week (April 18-24, 202...
04/01/2021

April is Volunteer Recognition Month!

Volunteers are recognized annually during national volunteer week (April 18-24, 2021) for their contributions to their communities, but this unprecedented year stands apart. There are many volunteers who have stepped up in new ways to help others during this tumultuous time. Thank you to our wonderful, dedicated Volunteer Solutions volunteers for giving your time and talents to our community during this time, and throughout the years!
#VolunteerRecognitionMonth

Whether you're new to Fairfax County, have lived here all your life or are somewhere in between, Fairfax County is inter...
03/31/2021

Whether you're new to Fairfax County, have lived here all your life or are somewhere in between, Fairfax County is interested in your thoughts to help shape the future of the county. Learn more and complete the survey: http://bit.ly/2PLWs81

Message from Fairfax County Health DepartmentRegistration Now Open for All of Phase 1bBeginning today, March 30, individ...
03/30/2021
Registration Now Open for All of Phase 1b - Fairfax County Emergency Information

Message from Fairfax County Health Department

Registration Now Open for All of Phase 1b

Beginning today, March 30, individuals who live or work the Fairfax Health District who are in the following categories are now eligible to register to get a COVID-19 vaccine: officials needed to maintain continuity of government; clergy and faith leaders; and janitorial and cleaning staff. The Fairfax Health District includes Fairfax County, the cities of Fairfax and Falls Church, and the towns of Clifton, Herndon and Vienna. Learn more details: https://bit.ly/3u9f550

Note: This post is information from the Fairfax County Department of Health.
Questions? Send an email [email protected] or call 703-267-3511.
Stay connected to get the latest COVID-19 information:
—— Facebook – Fairfax County Health Department: @FairfaxCountyHealth
—— Facebook – Fairfax County Government: @FairfaxCounty
—— Website: https://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/covid19
—— Emergency Blog: https://FairfaxCountyEmergency.wpcomstaging.com
—— Text Alerts: Text FFXCOVID to 888777 (English) or text FFXCOVIDESP to 888777 (Spanish).

Beginning today, March 30, individuals who live or work in the Fairfax Health District that fall into the following categories are now eligible to register to get a COVID-19 vaccine: Officials needed to maintain continuity of government Clergy and faith leaders Janitorial and cleaning staff See belo...

COVID-19 is changing the way Fairfax County governs. Its impact is seen in this year’s proposed countywide strategic pla...
03/25/2021

COVID-19 is changing the way Fairfax County governs. Its impact is seen in this year’s proposed countywide strategic plan. Learn more and provide your feedback in a survey: http://bit.ly/2PLWs81

Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Webinar on COVID-19 Vaccine in Spanish Friday, March 26, from 3-4 p.m. The Virginia Hispani...
03/24/2021
Join Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Webinar on COVID-19 Vaccine in Spanish March 26 - Fairfax County Emergency Information

Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Webinar on COVID-19 Vaccine in Spanish
Friday, March 26, from 3-4 p.m.

The Virginia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, in collaboration with the Fairfax County Health Department, will host a virtual zoom session to share vaccine facts and address common vaccine myths and fears.

Questions answered during this event include:
– Why should I get vaccinated?
– Is the vaccine safe and effective?
– How do I register?
– Does the vaccine have a cost?
– Is my immigration status a requirement to get the vaccine?

Learn more and join the webinar: http://bit.ly/31aOLe5

The Virginia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, in collaboration with the Fairfax County Health Department, will host a virtual zoom session in Spanish on Friday, March 26, from 3-4 p.m. Health Department Epidemiologist Dr. René Nájera will share vaccine facts and address common vaccine myths and fears...

Fairfax County Volunteer Solutions is very grateful to our volunteers, staff and NCS for their continual commitment in s...
03/23/2021

Fairfax County Volunteer Solutions is very grateful to our volunteers, staff and NCS for their continual commitment in serving our community through meal deliveries.

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Fairfax County Neighborhood and Community Services and Partner Agencies Deliver 500,000 Meals to Older Adults

When NCS Senior Centers closed in March 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, NCS, Fairfax County Department of Family Services and other HHS staff pivoted to meet the immediate needs of older adults – they began delivering weekly meals to participants who would typically eat their meals at Senior Centers. Now, over one year later, NCS staff have delivered over 500,000 meals through the program. Learn more: http://bit.ly/3seD1TZ

Message from the Fairfax County Health Department First Check the Website – The Fairfax County Health Department COVID-1...
03/19/2021
Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) | Health

Message from the Fairfax County Health Department

First Check the Website – The Fairfax County Health Department COVID-19 website http://bit.ly/2IoJpCJ has health-related COVID-19 information including Vaccine and general COVID-19 Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs).

Call – The call center is available to answer questions Monday–Friday 9 a.m.–7 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday 9:30 a.m.–5 p.m.
703-324-7404 — Questions About COVID-19 Vaccines and Registration
703-267-3511 — General Questions About COVID-19
(Call volume is high right now; please have patience while waiting to speak with someone.)

Email – Send questions about COVID-19 to [email protected]. Specific messages about registration need to include: the concern or question; the registered person's first and last name; and the email address used for the registration. (Please do not send health information or your social security number.)

Learn more details about these ways of contacting the Fairfax County Health Department about COVID-19: http://bit.ly/3cQ5mJw

Fairfax County, Virginia - Information and updates about Coronavirus disease (COVID-19)

Do you live or work in Fairfax County? Take a quick survey on the proposed countywide strategic plan. Your feedback will...
03/19/2021

Do you live or work in Fairfax County? Take a quick survey on the proposed countywide strategic plan. Your feedback will help Fairfax County serve the community better. Learn more: http://bit.ly/2PLWs81

It’s always scam season of some sort, and COVID-19 scams are popular now. The Federal Trade Commission has reported seve...
03/18/2021
Don’t Fall Victim to These 6 COVID-19 Scams - Fairfax County Emergency Information

It’s always scam season of some sort, and COVID-19 scams are popular now. The Federal Trade Commission has reported several vaccine-related scams that can be avoided with education and awareness. Some of the more common scams happening right now include:
– Get Vaccinated Now Scams
– Paying for Appointment Scam
– False Contact Tracing Scams
– Assistance from “Big Name” Company Scams
– New Treatment or Breakthrough Scams
– Fake Emails from WHO or CDC

Learn more about how to protect your information or what to if you have been scammed: http://bit.ly/3tx2h7T

Note: This post is information from the Fairfax County Department of Health.
Questions? Send an email [email protected] or call 703-267-3511.
Stay connected to get the latest COVID-19 information:
—— Facebook – Fairfax County Health Department: @FairfaxCountyHealth
—— Facebook – Fairfax County Government: @FairfaxCounty
—— Website: https://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/covid19
—— Emergency Blog: https://FairfaxCountyEmergency.wpcomstaging.com
—— Text Alerts: Text FFXCOVID to 888777 (English) or text FFXCOVIDESP to 888777 (Spanish).

It’s always scam season of some sort, and COVID-19 scams are in style right now. The Federal Trade Commission has reported several vaccine-related scams that can be easily avoided with education and awareness. Some of the more common scams happening right now include: Get Vaccinated Now Scams – ...

Panel Conversation: Developmental Disability Resources During COVID-19Friday, March 2612-1 p.m.March is Developmental Di...
03/17/2021

Panel Conversation: Developmental Disability Resources During COVID-19
Friday, March 26
12-1 p.m.

March is Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month. We must ensure that persons with developmental disabilities have access to programs and services in their communities and are included in the same way persons without disabilities are. Join this panel conversation and learn about the different resources available to people with developmental disabilities and their family caregivers. Learn more and register to join: http://bit.ly/2OHOvkf

Free Caregiver Webinar: Neuroplasticity and Living a Full Life Following a Stroke, Wednesday, March 17 (12-1 p.m.)This w...
03/16/2021

Free Caregiver Webinar: Neuroplasticity and Living a Full Life Following a Stroke, Wednesday, March 17 (12-1 p.m.)

This webinar will explore how the brain is affected by a stroke, its capacity to fight back, and the role of neuroplasticity in recovery. Through this presentation we want to support family caregivers to be better prepared to support their loves ones and provide resources that exist for you as the caregiver and your loved one. Learn more and register: http://bit.ly/2KE1aiB

Message from the Fairfax County Health DepartmentResidents may now register for a COVID-19 vaccine (when eligible) using...
03/15/2021
COVID-19 Vaccine Registration Form Now Available in Spanish - Fairfax County Emergency Information

Message from the Fairfax County Health Department

Residents may now register for a COVID-19 vaccine (when eligible) using a new Spanish form that’s now available. The English form also can be switched between English and Spanish by selecting the language.

Learn more: http://bit.ly/2OxZbBS

Note: This post is information from the Fairfax County Department of Health.
Questions? Send an email [email protected] or call 703-267-3511.
Stay connected to get the latest COVID-19 information:
—— Facebook – Fairfax County Health Department: @FairfaxCountyHealth
—— Facebook – Fairfax County Government: @FairfaxCounty
—— Website: https://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/covid19
—— Emergency Blog: https://FairfaxCountyEmergency.wpcomstaging.com
—— Text Alerts: Text FFXCOVID to 888777 (English) or text FFXCOVIDESP to 888777 (Spanish).

Residents may now register for a COVID-19 vaccine (when eligible) using a new Spanish form that’s now available. The English form also can be switched between English and Spanish by selecting the language in the top right of the screen. When people submit forms in either Spanish or English, their ...

Caregiver Lunch BunchTuesday, March 16, 2021Noon - 1:00 pmThe topic for this session is, "Person-Centered Approach to Ca...
03/15/2021

Caregiver Lunch Bunch
Tuesday, March 16, 2021
Noon - 1:00 pm
The topic for this session is, "Person-Centered Approach to Care: Caregiver Lunch Bunch” presented by Insight Memory Care. Learn ways to keep individuals active and engaged in activities, such as Music & Memory or a Multi-Sensory Environment, and tips for making each day a little more personalized. Please register for this event: http://bit.ly/VCAAclb

Brought to you in partnership with Fairfax County Neighborhood and Community Services, ServiceSource Inc., Fairfax County Department of Family Services, Fairfax County Area Agency on Aging, Fairfax County Health Department, Fairfax-Falls Church Community Services Board, Fairfax County Public Library, Fairfax County Department of Housing and Community Development. #VCAA #FFXOlderAdults

Free Virtual Workshop Six-Week Series: Chronic Disease Self-Management ProgramStarts Monday, March 1510 a.m.-12 p.m.Don'...
03/14/2021
Online Registration for Fairfax County's Free Virtual Chronic Disease Self-Management Program (CDSMP) - HSCODE - Fairfax County, Virginia

Free Virtual Workshop Six-Week Series: Chronic Disease Self-Management Program
Starts Monday, March 15
10 a.m.-12 p.m.
Don't let ongoing health problems stop you from living the life you enjoy. Fairfax County's Virtual Chronic Disease Self-Management Program is a free six-week group interactive workshop series for individuals who are interested in learning how to live better by effectively managing their ongoing health conditions, and for caregivers who are dealing with caregiver stress. Learn and share positive strategies for better overall health, increase self-confidence and improve the skills you need to take control of your health and improve your overall happiness! Space is limited. Pregistration is required. http://bit.ly/3k8NRq6

Don't let ongoing health problems stop you from living the life you enjoy. Fairfax County's Virtual Chronic Disease Self-Management Program is a FREE six-week group interactive workshop series for individuals who are interested in learning how to live better by effectively managing their ongoing hea...

Fairfax County wants to know what you think about the proposed countywide strategic plan. Help shape the future of Fairf...
03/13/2021

Fairfax County wants to know what you think about the proposed countywide strategic plan. Help shape the future of Fairfax County by taking a short survey. Learn more: http://bit.ly/2PLWs81

Check out the 2021 March newsletter: Sheryl Sims and the Fabric of Her Life – Art Quilting; Older Adults Choose Foster P...
03/13/2021

Check out the 2021 March newsletter: Sheryl Sims and the Fabric of Her Life – Art Quilting; Older Adults Choose Foster Parenting: Make a Difference for Youth!; Tax Scam Artists Are Lurking at this Time of Year; Older Adults Build Skills and Find Employment During Pandemic; Rebuilding Together Specializes in Accessibility Modifications; Kathy Jones and the Best Kept Secret In Fairfax – CERT; Volunteer and Donation Opportunities; Community Calendar; and more! http://bit.ly/DFSGoldenGazette
Don't miss out on future newsletters; subscribe to the Golden Gazette! #GoldenGazette #FairfaxCountyFamilyServices

Participate in the 2021 Fairfax Area “Think Tank” COVID-19 Challenge – a response to the social isolation experienced by...
03/12/2021
2021 Fairfax Area “Think Tank” COVID-19 Challenge | Family Services

Participate in the 2021 Fairfax Area “Think Tank” COVID-19 Challenge – a response to the social isolation experienced by older adults and adults with disabilities during the pandemic restrictions. Specifically, this Challenge addresses those who do not have access to, or a desire to use, technology to alleviate their isolation.
Participants will focus on non-technological means to address isolation. This Challenge is open to all members of the community, including community groups and students in Fairfax County, the Cities of Fairfax and Falls Church.
Dates to Know
Sunday, April 18 – Project submission deadline.
Wednesday, April 28 – Finalists will be notified.
Monday, May 10 – Think Tank virtual judging event.
Learn more details about the Challenge and how to participate: http://bit.ly/2021-FA-Think-Tank-CC

Fairfax County, Virginia - 2021 Fairfax Area “Think Tank” COVID-19 Challenge is part of the Fairfax Area Student “Shark Tank” Technology Challenge initiative.

Kathy Jones and the Best Kept Secret In Fairfax – CERTMeet retired Fairfax Area Agency on Aging employee, Kathy Jones. T...
03/11/2021

Kathy Jones and the Best Kept Secret In Fairfax – CERT

Meet retired Fairfax Area Agency on Aging employee, Kathy Jones. Throughout her life, she has cared for others in many ways. To those who know her, it came as no surprise when she decided to learn life-saving techniques from the Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) program. According to Kathy, it should no longer be the best kept secret in Fairfax.

Learn more about Kathy's story and CERT here bit.ly/KJCERT

Message from the Fairfax County Health DepartmentMore Vaccine Registration FAQs: Supply Update, Choosing a Vaccine, Stat...
03/05/2021
More Vaccine Registration FAQs: Supply Update, Choosing a Vaccine, State System and More - Fairfax County Emergency Information

Message from the Fairfax County Health Department

More Vaccine Registration FAQs: Supply Update, Choosing a Vaccine, State System and More

Get details about the latest frequently asked questions and more: http://bit.ly/2NY8WsY

Note: This post is information from the Fairfax County Department of Health.
Questions? Send an email [email protected] or call 703-267-3511.
Stay connected to get the latest COVID-19 information:
—— Facebook – Fairfax County Health Department: @FairfaxCountyHealth
—— Facebook – Fairfax County Government: @FairfaxCounty
—— Website: https://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/covid19
—— Emergency Blog: https://FairfaxCountyEmergency.wpcomstaging.com
—— Text Alerts: Text FFXCOVID to 888777 (English) or text FFXCOVIDESP to 888777 (Spanish).

We are answering more of your frequently asked questions about vaccine registration. Previous answers can be found here and here. When will you get more vaccine? Our weekly allocation from the Virginia Department of Health has been increasing recently, and we expect that Fairfax County will continue...

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Friday 08:00 - 16:30

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The purpose of official Fairfax County social media accounts is to present matters of public interest. We encourage you to submit your questions, comments, and concerns, but please note these are moderated online discussion sites.

We recognize social media is a 24/7 medium, and your comments are welcome at any time. However, given the need to manage our staff resources (your tax dollars), we generally only monitor comments and postings during regular business hours.

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