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Our Adult Day Health Care buildings might be temporarily closed due to the pandemic, but the spirit remains strong. Lear...
09/23/2020

Our Adult Day Health Care buildings might be temporarily closed due to the pandemic, but the spirit remains strong. Learn more about free virtual programming for older adults: https://bit.ly/2FHXnSz

“Simple conversation goes a long way in helping the cognitive function of older adults, so this has helped us keep them engaged,” - Alexa Arnold, recreation therapist, Lincolnia Adult Day Health Care

Our Adult Day Health Care buildings might be temporarily closed due to the pandemic, but the spirit remains strong. Learn more about free virtual programming: https://bit.ly/2FHXnSz

COVID-19 case data has been updated for today, September 23. ➡️ SEE DASHBOARD: https://bit.ly/2YlpMES📊 Key data points: ...
09/23/2020

COVID-19 case data has been updated for today, September 23.

➡️ SEE DASHBOARD: https://bit.ly/2YlpMES

📊 Key data points: case trajectory, epidemic curve, percent positive test trend

😷 Keep taking protective actions—social distance, wear a face covering, wash hands

COVID-19 case data has been updated for today, September 22. ➡️ SEE DASHBOARD: https://bit.ly/2YlpMES📊 Key data points: ...
09/22/2020

COVID-19 case data has been updated for today, September 22.

➡️ SEE DASHBOARD: https://bit.ly/2YlpMES

📊 Key data points: case trajectory, epidemic curve, percent positive test trend

😷 Keep taking protective actions—social distance, wear a face covering, wash hands

COVID-19 case data has been updated for today, Sept. 21. ➡️ SEE DASHBOARD: https://bit.ly/2YlpMES📊 Key data points: case...
09/21/2020

COVID-19 case data has been updated for today, Sept. 21.

➡️ SEE DASHBOARD: https://bit.ly/2YlpMES

📊 Key data points: case trajectory, epidemic curve, percent positive test trend

😷 Keep taking protective actions—social distance, wear a face covering, wash hands

The latest COVID-19 updates:✔️ Sewing Center Volunteer Opportunities Available to Help Make Masks: https://bit.ly/3iBILC...
09/21/2020

The latest COVID-19 updates:

✔️ Sewing Center Volunteer Opportunities Available to Help Make Masks: https://bit.ly/3iBILCe

✔️ What to Know if You or a Family Member Is Returning Home from a Campus COVID-19 Outbreak: https://bit.ly/3moThPL

✔️How to Submit Documents When Applying for Food, Financial and Medical Assistance: https://bit.ly/2FpUc11

✔️ Fairfax County Businesses: What to Do When an Employee Tests Positive for COVID-19: https://bit.ly/2FcLQKA

On the first day of early voting, lines at the Fairfax County Government Center are out the door (but don’t worry, there...
09/18/2020

On the first day of early voting, lines at the Fairfax County Government Center are out the door (but don’t worry, there are many more days left to vote early and more locations will open in October). #Election2020

Early voting is underway at the Fairfax County Government Center weekdays from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Any registered Fairfa...
09/18/2020
Early Voting Underway in Fairfax County

Early voting is underway at the Fairfax County Government Center weekdays from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Any registered Fairfax County voter can vote early. An additional 13 early voting locations will open on Oct 14.

What you need to know if you want to vote early at the Fairfax County Government Center.

Fairfax County Government's cover photo
09/18/2020

Fairfax County Government's cover photo

Fairfax County’s Wastewater Management employees work around the clock to protect and maintain the wastewater infrastruc...
09/17/2020

Fairfax County’s Wastewater Management employees work around the clock to protect and maintain the wastewater infrastructure; keeping wastewater moving from your home to the wastewater treatment plant where it is cleaned and returned to our local waterways.

Quality of Water = Quality of Life

Car taxes are due Oct. 5—and we strongly encourage you to pay online rather than coming to the Fairfax County Government...
09/17/2020

Car taxes are due Oct. 5—and we strongly encourage you to pay online rather than coming to the Fairfax County Government Center. If you do come, expect long lines — especially during Oct. 1-5. Payments can be put in drop boxes at the Government Center and book drops at six libraries.

Learn more: https://bit.ly/3c93kUn

COVID-19 case data has been updated for today, September 17. ➡️ SEE DASHBOARD: https://bit.ly/2YlpMES📊 Key data points: ...
09/17/2020

COVID-19 case data has been updated for today, September 17.

➡️ SEE DASHBOARD: https://bit.ly/2YlpMES

📊 Key data points: case trajectory, epidemic curve, percent positive test trend

😷 Keep taking protective actions—social distance, wear a face covering, wash hands

Toilet paper and human waste have something in common, they are the only things that should be flushed down the toilet! ...
09/16/2020

Toilet paper and human waste have something in common, they are the only things that should be flushed down the toilet! Other products like flushable wipes and paper towels do not disintegrate or breakdown in the sewer system. These improperly disposed of items can lead to sewer emergencies and costly repairs!

Quality of Water = Quality of Life

Board Votes to Remove Three Publicly Owned Civil War Monuments---------------------------Following a public hearing on T...
09/16/2020
Board Votes to Remove Three Publicly Owned Civil War Monuments - Fairfax County Government NewsCenter

Board Votes to Remove Three Publicly Owned Civil War Monuments
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Following a public hearing on Tuesday, Sept. 15, the Board of Supervisors voted to remove three publicly owned Civil War monuments located at the Fairfax County Judicial Complex.

Full details at the link below.

Following a public hearing on Tuesday, Sept. 15, the Board of Supervisors voted to remove three publicly owned Civil War monuments located at the Fairfax County Judicial Complex. The granite Marr Monument, installed at the courthouse in 1904, is dedicated to Capt. John Marr, the first Confederate so...

Board Votes to Prohibit Weapons in County Buildings, Parks, at Special Events--------------------------Following a publi...
09/16/2020
Board Votes to Prohibit Weapons in County Buildings, Parks, at Special Events - Fairfax County Government NewsCenter

Board Votes to Prohibit Weapons in County Buildings, Parks, at Special Events
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Following a public hearing Tuesday, Sept. 15, the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors approved an ordinance amending the county code, to prohibit the possession, carrying or transportation of firearms, components and ammunition in county buildings, parks, recreation and community centers, and at or adjacent to permitted events.

Full details at the link below.

Following a public hearing Tuesday, Sept. 15, the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors approved an ordinance amending the county code, to prohibit the possession, carrying or transportation of firearms, components and ammunition in county buildings, parks, recreation and community centers, and at or....

COVID-19 case data has been updated for today, September 16. ➡️ SEE DASHBOARD: https://bit.ly/2YlpMES📊 Key data points: ...
09/16/2020

COVID-19 case data has been updated for today, September 16.

➡️ SEE DASHBOARD: https://bit.ly/2YlpMES

📊 Key data points: case trajectory, epidemic curve, percent positive test trend

😷 Keep taking protective actions—social distance, wear a face covering, wash hands

Board of Supervisors Approves Additional $12 Million for Fairfax RISE Grant Program-------------------------------------...
09/15/2020
Board of Supervisors Approves Additional $12 Million for Fairfax RISE Grant Program - Fairfax County Emergency Information

Board of Supervisors Approves Additional $12 Million for Fairfax RISE Grant Program
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The Fairfax County Board of Supervisors voted today to approve up to an additional $12 million to expand funding for the Fairfax Relief Initiative to Support Employers (RISE) grant program to further assist Fairfax County small businesses and nonprofits affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

The additional funding will bring the total program funding to $58 million and allow for all remaining qualified businesses who applied for RISE grants to receive funding. The additional funding will come from the county’s portion of federal CARES Act funds.

Learn More: https://bit.ly/3mpgQYB

Posted at 3:55 p.m. The Fairfax County Board of Supervisors voted today to approve up to an additional $12 million to expand funding for the Fairfax Relief Initiative to Support Employers (RISE) grant program to further assist Fairfax County small businesses and nonprofits affected by the COVID-19 p...

3,300 miles of sanitary sewer pipes, 63 wastewater pump stations, and an advanced treatment plant– that is a massive inf...
09/15/2020

3,300 miles of sanitary sewer pipes, 63 wastewater pump stations, and an advanced treatment plant– that is a massive infrastructure to sustain! You can help! Fats, oils, and grease can clog pipes, causing unsightly – and costly - sewer backups into your home and overflows into the environment. Properly dispose of fats, oils, and grease in the trash!

Quality of Water = Quality of Life

COVID-19 case data has been updated for today, September 15. ➡️ SEE DASHBOARD: https://bit.ly/2YlpMES📊 Key data points: ...
09/15/2020

COVID-19 case data has been updated for today, September 15.

➡️ SEE DASHBOARD: https://bit.ly/2YlpMES

📊 Key data points: case trajectory, epidemic curve, percent positive test trend

😷 Keep taking protective actions—social distance, wear a face covering, wash hands

Early voting begins Friday, Sept. 18, at the Fairfax County Government Center from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., M-F. (Beginning ...
09/14/2020

Early voting begins Friday, Sept. 18, at the Fairfax County Government Center from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., M-F. (Beginning Oct. 14, regular Saturday hours will be offered at early voting sites.) Any registered Fairfax County voter can vote early. Details: https://bit.ly/2RoN33N

2 programs to support parents/guardians and students w/ distance learning:  PARENT CONNECTProvides in-person services at...
09/14/2020

2 programs to support parents/guardians and students w/ distance learning:

PARENT CONNECT
Provides in-person services at a variety of community locations

NCS CONNECTS: AFTER SCHOOL
A virtual platform for youth and teens after-school hours

Learn more https://bit.ly/3bV1eHw

Fairfax County Park Authority
09/14/2020

Fairfax County Park Authority

Do more than wish upon a star with the Introduction to Astronomy Webinar on Sept. 22. Learn astronomy fundamentals, the motions of planets and stars, and other night-sky factoids. The virtual program for ages 8 and up is hosted by the Analemma Society and costs $6. https://bit.ly/3ioxw04

COVID-19 case data has been updated for today, Sept. 14. ➡️ SEE DASHBOARD: https://bit.ly/2YlpMES📊 Key data points: case...
09/14/2020

COVID-19 case data has been updated for today, Sept. 14.

➡️ SEE DASHBOARD: https://bit.ly/2YlpMES

📊 Key data points: case trajectory, epidemic curve, percent positive test trend

😷 Keep taking protective actions—social distance, wear a face covering, wash hands

Free Fabric Available for Sewers Who Can Make and Donate Face Coverings-------------------------------Do you know how to...
09/14/2020
Free Fabric Available for Sewers Who Can Make and Donate Face Coverings - Fairfax County Emergency Information

Free Fabric Available for Sewers Who Can Make and Donate Face Coverings
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Do you know how to sew and would love to make cloth face coverings for members of the Fairfax County community? But perhaps you don’t have the fabric.

No problem! We have the fabric and a perfect volunteer opportunity for you. Details: https://bit.ly/3it19gI

Posted at 10 a.m. Do you know how to sew and would love to make cloth face coverings for members of the Fairfax County community? But perhaps you don’t have the fabric. No problem! We have the fabric and a perfect volunteer opportunity for you! Volunteer Fairfax has donated fabric that is availabl...

COVID-19 case data has been updated for today, September 11. ➡️ SEE DASHBOARD: https://bit.ly/2YlpMES📊 Key data points: ...
09/11/2020

COVID-19 case data has been updated for today, September 11.

➡️ SEE DASHBOARD: https://bit.ly/2YlpMES

📊 Key data points: case trajectory, epidemic curve, percent positive test trend

😷 Keep taking protective actions—social distance, wear a face covering, wash hands

#NeverForget
09/11/2020

#NeverForget

COVID-19 case data has been updated for today, September 10. ➡️ SEE DASHBOARD: https://bit.ly/2YlpMES📊 Key data points: ...
09/10/2020

COVID-19 case data has been updated for today, September 10.

➡️ SEE DASHBOARD: https://bit.ly/2YlpMES

📊 Key data points: case trajectory, epidemic curve, percent positive test trend

😷 Keep taking protective actions—social distance, wear a face covering, wash hands

Do you know where the major and minor floodplains are located in the county? Check out our floodplain viewer to explore ...
09/10/2020

Do you know where the major and minor floodplains are located in the county? Check out our floodplain viewer to explore your flood risk. You may be surprised with how far flood risk extends away from a water source. https://bit.ly/2YTv7Tk

#FFXFloodPrep #UrbanFlashFlood

How to Submit Documents When Applying for Food, Financial and Medical Assistance----------------------------------------...
09/09/2020
How to Submit Documents When Applying for Food, Financial and Medical Assistance - Fairfax County Emergency Information

How to Submit Documents When Applying for Food, Financial and Medical Assistance
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During this pandemic, there has been a significant increase in the number of residents needing public assistance. Although some Fairfax County Government buildings have reopened, the Department of Family Services lobbies will remain closed for the immediate future. For people applying for food, financial and medical assistance (SNAP, TANF and Medicaid), there are multiple ways to submit documents without coming to the lobbies.

Learn more: https://bit.ly/2FpUc11

Posted at 2:45 p.m. During this pandemic, there has been a significant increase in the number of residents needing public assistance. Although some Fairfax County Government buildings have reopened, the Department of Family Services lobbies will remain closed for the immediate future. For people app...

What to Do When an Employee Tests Positive for COVID-19--------------------------------------------While many residents ...
09/09/2020
What to Do When an Employee Tests Positive for COVID-19 - Fairfax County Emergency Information

What to Do When an Employee Tests Positive for COVID-19
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While many residents have been working virtually to provide essential and necessary services throughout the pandemic, many more are slowly beginning the return to work on-site. Wearing protective face coverings and practicing social distancing remain key and should continue. Still, it is possible that exposure to the COVID-19 virus can occur.

Here’s what to do if someone at your workplace tests positive for COVID-19:
1️⃣ Report the Exposure
2️⃣ Communicate with Staff
3️⃣ Outline Clear Return-to-Work Guidelines for Exposed Employee(s)

Posted at 9:15 a.m. While many residents have been working virtually to provide essential and necessary services throughout the pandemic, many more are slowly beginning the return to work on-site. Wearing protective face coverings and practicing social distancing remain key and should continue. Stil...

Have you taken the 2020 Census yet? There is no better time to #BeCounted than right now! Complete your census so our co...
09/09/2020

Have you taken the 2020 Census yet? There is no better time to #BeCounted than right now! Complete your census so our community receives the vital resources and representation we deserve. #FFXCounts https://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/topics/census

COVID-19 case data has been updated for today, September 9. ➡️ SEE DASHBOARD: https://bit.ly/2YlpMES📊 Key data points: c...
09/09/2020

COVID-19 case data has been updated for today, September 9.

➡️ SEE DASHBOARD: https://bit.ly/2YlpMES

📊 Key data points: case trajectory, epidemic curve, percent positive test trend

😷 Keep taking protective actions—social distance, wear a face covering, wash hands

There are three ways to vote for the Nov. 3 election, including early voting starting Friday, Sept. 18 at the Fairfax Co...
09/08/2020

There are three ways to vote for the Nov. 3 election, including early voting starting Friday, Sept. 18 at the Fairfax County Government Center. Any registered voter can early vote at the Government Center, and hours are 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. M-F.

Learn more: https://bit.ly/3m3PoQ0

Wishing everyone a Happy Labor Day. Reminder:  Fairfax County Government offices are closed today. Visit fairfaxcounty.g...
09/07/2020

Wishing everyone a Happy Labor Day. Reminder: Fairfax County Government offices are closed today. Visit fairfaxcounty.gov for specific schedule changes.

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Fairfax, VA
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Tuesday 08:00 - 16:30
Wednesday 08:00 - 16:30
Thursday 08:00 - 16:30
Friday 08:00 - 16:30

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