Updates on COVID-19 for Fairfax County

June 2020

6/2/2020 — Inside Health Department Contact Investigations (And What You Should Know If You’re Contacted). Fairfax County Contact Investigation Efforts.

6/2/2020 — Summer Concerts and Independence Day Celebrations Canceled in July. Read the update.

May 2020

5/26/2020 — Fairfax County Summer Camps, Rec-PAC, SACC Cancelled. Read the details.

5/26/2020 — Parks, Pools and School Facility Status Recap from Fairfax County Parks Authority. Visit Recap.

5/19/2020 — Fairfax Connector Passengers Now Required to Wear Face Coverings. Read details here.

5/19/2020 — Update on Coronavirus (COVID-19) Testing in Fairfax County.

5/12/2020 — COVID-19 Case Data for Fairfax Health District. Case Data Dashboard.

5/10/2020 — Northern Virginia Localities Urge Governor to Set Regional Targets for Reopening. Detailed information is here.

5/5/2020 — The Fairfax County Health Department has revamped and expanded the data it reports in its online COVID-19 dashboard

5/5/2020 — Coronavirus Update – Message from the Superintendent of Fairfax County Public Schools. Read message here.

APRIL 2020

4/28/2020 — Fairfax County provides information on Public Health COVID-19 testing. Information and testing locations.

4/28/2020 — FCPS has created a Parent Resource Center that includes workshops, consultations, and other guidance. You can also call (703-204-3941) and email (prc@fcps.eadu). They are open M-F 8am-4pm.

4/21/2020 — Coronavirus (COVID-19): Health Care Options for the Uninsured. View the list.

4/21/2020 — Housing Assistance & Information Resources for Northern Virginians: https://beyer.house.gov/uploadedfiles/housing_assistance.pdf

4/14/2020 — Fairfax County Announces Small Business Recovery MicroLoan Fund. In addition, the Fairfax County BEOC (Business Emergency Operations Council) has created a dashboard to facilitate information sharing among the business community.

4/13/2020 — Fairfax County COVID-19 Health Alert Toolkit Hits Mailboxes. Read more.

4/13/2020 — Beyer Releases Summary of Financial Support Available for Northern Virginians Amid COVID-19 Pandemic. Read here.

4/7/2020 — Fairfax County encourages residents to consider alternate means to celebrate religious observances. Visit website.

4/7/2020 — The Fairfax County Board of Supervisors approved a one month extension for filing vehicle and business personal property taxes and paying the first installment of real estate taxes. Read more.

MARCH 2020

3/31/2020 — The Pantry at South Lakes High School is now collecting items at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Herndon. There will be a ‘no-contact’ collection on Mondays 2-4pm and Wednesdays 10am-noon. More information is at http://southlakesptsa.org/the-pantry/

3/31/2020 —  Legal Services of Northern Virginia (LSNV) is offering free legal advice to low-income, elderly, and disabled individuals and families in a number of areas including, unemployment claims, housing, evictions and foreclosures and protective orders. Flyer LSNV COVID 19 3-31-2020

3/30/2020 — The Arc of Northern Virginia offers a website with Coronavirus information and resources for individuals with developmental disabilities and their families. https://www.coronavirus-thearcofva.org/

3/28/2020 — List of hours and information for chain stores in the area

3/26/2020 — Fairfax County announced the opening of three Inova Urgent Care respiratory illness clinic locations to help check the spread of coronavirus. Read the announcement.

3/26/2020 — Fairfax County Assistance from a Distance During COVID-19. Visit https://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/covid19/assistance-distance to find out which government services are available by phone and online.

3/25/2020 — Fairfax County and Fairfax County Public Schools have worked together to develop a searchable map that includes community food distribution sites, including FCPS grab and go locations, community meal distribution sites, food pantries, and other related services. See schedule and locations.

3/24/2020 — YMCA of Metropolitan Washington will distribute produce at its Reston Location, 12196 Sunset Hills Road, on Wednesdays 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. and Thursdays 9:00 a.m. to noon. You do not have to be a member of the Y. Bring your own bag. Learn more at YMCA Grocery Distribution.

3/23/2020 — Superintendent of Schools Scott Bradburn announced, “A short while ago, Governor Northam announced that all Virginia K-12 schools will be closed for the remainder of the academic year. I know this is very disappointing news but also an understandable decision considering the environment we are in as we all try to do our part to flatten the curve and contain the spread of the virus. Read more ….

3/23/2020Fairfax County Park Authority announced today that “With Fairfax County Park Authority playgrounds now closed, health officials also recommend refraining from playing on all playground equipment at this time, including community/neighborhood playgrounds. Read more ….


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