As Tropical Storm Isaias draws closer to our region, the Arlington County Department of Public Safety Communications and Emergency Management (DPSCEM) is encouraging all residents to prepare now. Governor Ralph Northam declared a state of emergency beginning Monday, Aug. 3, and the National Weather Service (NWS) officially issued a Tropical Storm Warning for Arlington County until further notice. […]
As the pull of profound issues and recent events elicits a rising tide of activism, equip yourself to drive positive change in your community through Arlington’s free Neighborhood College program. Applications for the Fall 2020 Session open Monday, Aug. 3, 2020.
Busque las estaciones de Asistencia Movile con el Cuestionairo (MQA) de la Oficina del Censo en los parques locales, fuera de las tiendas de comestibles, en los mercados de agricultores y en los vecindarios donde la auto respuesta al Censo 2020 ha sido baja.
Look for the Census Bureau’s Mobile Questionnaire Assistance (MQA) stations in local parks, outside grocery stores, at farmers markets and in neighborhoods where self-response to the 2020 Census has been low.
Arlington County is entering Phase 3 of the Forward Virginia plan on Wednesday, July 1. In Phase 3, Arlington will maintain a Safer at Home strategy with continued recommendations for social distancing and teleworking, and the requirement that individuals wear face coverings in indoor public settings.
Since its inception in early April, the Cooperative for a Hunger Free Arlington (CHFA) has worked to coordinate efforts across the County to ensure that every resident has access to the food they need during the COVID-19 public health crisis.
In an effort to limit community spread in areas that are disproportionately affected by COVID-19, Arlington County will host a one-day free COVID-19 testing event sponsored by the Commonwealth of Virginia. The event will take place Tuesday, May 26 from 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. at Barcroft Fitness and Recreation Center (4200 S Four Mile Run Dr.). Tests will be conducted on both a drive-through and walk-up basis.
Effective, Saturday, May 23, 2020, Arlington County will reopen its 148 parks for limited use in accordance with COVID-19 safety guidelines from the Virginia Governor’s office and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). While parks will reopen, amenities in the parks such as playgrounds, picnic shelters, restrooms and dog parks will remain closed.
In accordance with the health and safety guidelines of state, national and camp officials during the COVID-19 pandemic, Arlington County is cancelling summer camps for 2020.
Cloth facial coverings will be available for all patrons who do not have one as they enter the Arlington County Courthouse. This comes after the Honorable Judge Newman, Arlington County Chief Judge, ordered that all patrons who enter the Courthouse will be required to wear a cloth face covering or face mask.