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.
El brote de COVID-19 está teniendo impacto en todos los aspectos de la vida diaria, incluyendo la forma en que la Oficina del Censo de los EE.UU. está llevando a cabo el Censo decenal del 2020.
The COVID-19 outbreak is impacting every aspect of daily life, including how the U.S. Census Bureau is conducting the decennial 2020 Census.
Join us on May 4, from noon – 1 p.m. for a live chat on the impact of COVID-19 on the Census count and find out how the Census Bureau and Arlington’s Complete Count Committee and Census partners are working together to make sure everyone in Arlington is counted.
The Department of Parks and Recreation is cancelling summer programs for 2020. A decision on summer camps will be determined in early May.
The Center for Local History (CLH) seeks community donations of everyday materials and objects to help document an extraordinary period in our history.