Board of Supervisors - Dranesville District

Fairfax County, Virginia

CONTACT INFORMATION: Our office is open 9AM-5PM M-F

703-356-0551
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McLean Governmental Center, 1437 Balls Hill Road
Herndon Office, 397 Herndon Pkwy, Suite 110

John W. Foust,
Board of Supervisor

Coronavirus Updates

Throughout the coronavirus pandemic, Supervisor Foust has sent out frequent email notices with information, updates, and resources. Click on any link below to view the notice. Below each link is a summary of the topics that were included in that notice.

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June 17, 2021

  • Government Center COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic to Offer Walk-in Hours
  • Funds Available to Help Fairfax Businesses Recover from COVID-19
  • Virginia Department of Wildlife Resources Update on Sick Birds
  • Update from Elaine Tholen, Dranesville District School Board Representative
  • VDOT: Georgetown Pike Closed in Great Falls June 18-21
  • June 22: McLean CBC Board of Supervisors Public Hearing
  • June 26: Document Shredding Event
  • VDOT: Virtual Construction Update Meetings June 29 & 30
  • Planning and Land Use System Release July 1
  • Zoning Ordinance Modernization Effective July 1
  • June - July 27: Communities of Trust "Meet the Chief" Series
  • July - August: Music at Arrowbrook Park

May 28, 2021

  • COVID-19 Social Distancing and Capacity Restrictions Have Now Ended in Virginia
  • Updated COVID-19 Vaccination Dashboard Now Live
  • As Pool Season Begins, Know the Latest COVID-19 Guidance
  • Letter from the Park Authority
  • VDOT: Linway Terrace Closed in McLean June 1 - 11
  • June 8 Primary Election Early Voting

May 21, 2021

  • DMV to Expand Appointment Opportunities as COVID-19 Restrictions are Eased
  • Fairfax County Public Library (FCPL) Will Resume Normal Services and Introduce New Hours June 5
  • Park Authority Steps Up Enforcement Activities at Scott’s Run
  • May 24: McLean Central Park Development Concept Meeting
  • May 26: McLean CBC Planning Commission Public Hearing
  • May 27: Tools 2 Thrive: Mental Health & Wellness in the Black Community
  • June 11: Heart of Gold Foundation Closing the Sickle Cell Gap Blood Drive

May 14, 2021

  • Governor Updates Face Covering Guidance for Fully Vaccinated People Effective May 15; Moves Up Capacity and Distancing Changes to May 28
  • COVID-19 Vaccine for 12- to 15-Year-Olds Is Now Available, Here Is What You Need To Know
  • Emergency Broadband Benefit Program
  • Fairfax County Public Libraries Update
  • May 15: McLean Day 2021 - A Drive-Thru Entertainment Event
  • May 19: "Criminalization of Black & Brown Girls" Virtual Discussion
  • May 19, 20 & 26: FCPD Virtual Community Safety Presentations

May 6, 2021

  • COVID-19 Vaccine is Readily Available and Free
  • Restaurant Revitalization Fund and Shuttered Venue Operators Grant Now Open and Available to Help Businesses
  • Water Bill Assistance through Fairfax Water
  • May 4 Board Meeting
  • Update from Elaine Tholen, Dranesville District School Board Representative
  • Rec-PAC Registration for In-Person Summer Programs
  • May 6: Police Chief Public Input Session
  • May 7: Wolf Trap Summer 2021 Tickets Go on Sale
  • May 14 : EQAC Student Member Application Deadline
  • May 24: McLean Central Park Development Concept Meeting

April 29, 2021

  • Governor Northam Updates Mask Guidance for Fully Vaccinated People
  • Tysons Vaccination Center Walk-In Appointments or Schedule Directly With Health Department
  • May 11: West Falls Church Plan Amendment Virtual Community Meeting
  • Questions about Recycling?

April 27, 2021

  • CDC and FDA Lift Pause on J&J Vaccine
  • FY 2022 Budget Mark-Up Package
  • Deferral of Two Planning Commission Hearings Scheduled for April 28
  • Update from Elaine Tholen, Dranesville District School Board Representative

April 23, 2021

  • Governor Updates COVID-19 Executive Order Restrictions
  • Phase 2 Vaccine FAQs: Finding Appointments in VaccineFinder
  • Davis Appointed New Fairfax County Chief of Police
  • June 8 Primary Election Early Voting
  • REMINDER Tomorrow: Drug Take Back Day

April 16, 2021

  • April 18: All People Age 16+ Eligible for a Vaccine
  • Community Vaccination Center to Open in Tysons Area April 20
  • Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Will Not Be Administered Until Further Notice
  • Updates from April 13 Board of Supervisors Meeting
  • Park Road, Vermont Avenue Closed in McLean
  • REMINDER - April 22: DTA Virtual Tax Relief Workshops
  • April 21, May 6 & 20: FCPD Neighborhood Safety Presentation
  • April 24: Drug Take Back Day
  • April 30 - May 9: FCAS PetDash Virtual 5K
  • Solarize Fairfax County 2021

April 9, 2021

  • Volunteers Needed for Inova Vaccination Center
  • FY2022 Budget Public Hearings
  • Park Authority Amusements and Facilities to Reopen for Spring
  • Celebrate Earth Month 2021 With The OEEC
  • ActiveFairfax Transportation Plan Meetings & Survey
  • April 14 & 28, May 12 & 26: FCPD Virtual Scams and Frauds Presentations
  • April 17: McLean Community Center’s Earth Day McLean—Act Locally drive-thru event
  • April 21: MCA Forum on Criminal Justice Reform
  • April 22: Little Pimmit Run Chesterbrook Road Virtual Community Meeting
  • DCC Grass Height

April 7, 2021

  • Vaccine Registration Now Open for All of Phase 1c

April 5, 2021

  • Vaccine Registration Now Open for Some Frontline Essential Workers in Phase 1c

April 2, 2021

  • What You Need to Know About Vaccination Locations in the Fairfax Health District
  • COVID-19-Related Funeral Cost Assistance Available from FEMA
  • April 6: Fairfax County Police Chief Selection Public Input Session
  • April 6 - 18: Hiring Information for Therapeutic Recreation Services 2021 Summer Camp
  • April 8: McLean District Station Community Advisory Committee Meeting
  • April 13 & 27: Town of Herndon Proposed FY22 Budget Public Hearings
  • April 15 & 22: Department of Tax Administration Virtual Tax Relief Workshops
  • April 2021 Golden Gazette

March 30, 2021

  • Registration Now Open for All of Phase 1b

March 26, 2021

  • Governor Announces Limited Capacity Increases for Indoor and Outdoor Gatherings, Some Entertainment Venues as Vaccinations Rise
  • COVID-19 Vaccine Registration Now Open for Public Transit Workers and Mail Carriers
  • Join the Health Department’s Team of Vaccinators
  • Update on COVID-19 Testing Sites Available in the Fairfax Health District
  • Updates from March 23 Board of Supervisors Meeting
  • Library Express Services
  • Update from Elaine Tholen, Dranesville District School Board Representative
  • March 31: Great Falls Citizens Association Town Hall Meeting Route 7 & Towlston Road Intersection
  • OLLI Mason Free Spring Term Online Classes

March 22, 2021

  • Tonight: Dranesville Budget Community Meeting
  • Virginia Individual Income Tax Filing and Payment Deadline Extended to May 17, 2021
  • Don’t Fall Victim to These 6 COVID-19 Scams
  • March 26: Virginia Hispanic Chamber Event "The Facts About COVID-19 Vaccine"
  • March 26: Developmental Disabilities Resources During COVID-19

March 17, 2021

  • Registration Now Open for Three More 1b Essential Worker Groups
  • COVID-19 Vaccine Registration Form Now Available in Spanish
  • Select Private Health Care Providers to Offer COVID-19 Vaccine
  • Fairfax County Landlords: Apply for the Emergency Rental Assistance Program For Your Tenants

March 11, 2021

  • March 22: Dranesville Budget Community Meeting
  • What You Need to Know About COVID-19 Variants
  • More Vaccine Registration FAQs: Supply Update, Choosing a Vaccine, State System and More
  • CDC Issues New Guidance for
  • Fully-Vaccinated People
  • Update from Elaine Tholen, Dranesville District School Board Representative
  • March 15: Public Meeting on Wolf Trap Fire Station Proposed Wireless Facility
  • March 24: McLean Community Center Budget Public Hearing
  • March 25: 2021 Dranesville District Paving and Restriping Program
  • McLean Community Foundation Announces
  • April 1 Grant Request Deadline

February 24, 2021

  • FY 2022 Advertised Budget Process
  • COVID-19 Vaccination Partners Expand in Fairfax Health District
  • Governor Announces Changes to COVID-19 Executive Order Restrictions Effective March 1
  • CECAP Public Meeting February 25 & Online Surveys Open Until March 14
  • Two Vacancies on the Board of Zoning Appeals
  • FAA Seeking Public Comments on NES by March 15

February 12, 2021

  • Vaccine Dashboard and Registration Status Checker Now Available
  • AARP COVID-19 Vaccine Information Session February 20
  • Fairfax Water’s Deadline for the COVID-19 Municipal Utility Relief Program Extended
  • Update from Elaine Tholen, Dranesville District School Board Representative
  • McLean CBC Open House February 20

February 8, 2021

  • COVID-19 Vaccine Community Conversation for People with Disabilities and Older Adults
  • Register for Feb. 9 Webinar: Second Draw PPP and Resources for Businesses
  • Fairfax Health District is Hiring For Pandemic Response Efforts
  • Update from Elaine Tholen, Dranesville District School Board Representative
  • 2021 MCC Governing Board Elections
  • MCC 2021 Summer Camps & Trips Registration Now Open
  • Park Authority Spring Class Registration Begins February 9

February 3, 2021

  • Health Department Provides COVID-19 Vaccination Update to Board of Supervisors
  • Fairfax Connector Passengers Reminded of Federal Face Mask Mandate on Buses, at Transit Hubs
  • COVID-19 Super Bowl Guidance: Enjoy the Game at Home With Immediate Household Members
  • Stuff the Bus February 6

January 29, 2021

  • Vaccine Distribution Process to Follow New State Guidelines
  • February 2021 Golden Gazette
  • West Falls Church Task Force Meeting
  • Reminder: Stuff the Bus January 30 & February 6

January 26, 2021

  • What You Need to Know About Limited Vaccine Supply
  • Reminder: First Annual Smart City Challenge
  • Reminder: Stuff the Bus January 30 & February 6
  • Virtual 50+ Employment Expo

January 22, 2021

  • Facts About the COVID-19 Vaccine in Fairfax
  • What You Need to Know if You Have Registered to Get a Vaccine Appointment
  • COVID-19 Vaccination Frequently Asked Questions
  • Delegate Sullivan COVID-19 Vaccine Town Hall Saturday
  • Tips to make the air in your home safer during COVID-19
  • First Annual Smart City Challenge
  • Stuff the Bus January 30 & February 6

January 15, 2021

  • Process for Scheduling Vaccination Appointments at Health Department Clinics
  • New Resources for Small Business from the COVID-19 Relief Bill
  • Update from Elaine Tholen, Dranesville District School Board Representative

January 11, 2021

  • Vaccinations Begin Week of January 11 for Eligible 1b Populations

January 7, 2021

  • Governor Northam Announces New Steps to Accelerate COVID-19 Vaccination Efforts
  • COVID-19 Vaccine Virtual Discussion with Dr. Anthony Fauci
  • Search Underway for Next Fairfax County Police Chief
  • Fairfax County General Assembly Delegation’s Pre-2021 Session Public Hearing
  • American Legion Bridge Transit Study Public Meeting
  • Upcoming Public Meetings on the Transit Strategic Plan (TSP)
  • Park Authority Seeking Public Comment on Proposed Fee Adjustments
  • McLean Community Center Celebrates Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

December 22, 2020

  • What You Need to Know About the COVID-19 Vaccines
  • Keep Your Lights up for Healthcare Heroes
  • Update from Elaine Tholen, Dranesville District School Board Representative
  • Metrobus Riders Return to Boarding Through Front Door, Paying Fares on Sunday, January 3
  • Park Authority Seeks Public Input on Pickleball
  • FCPL Branch Out Winter '20-'21

December 15, 2020

  • Virginia Department of Health to Host COVID-19 Vaccine Town Hall December 16
  • COVID-19 Municipal Utility Relief Program Application Deadline December 30
  • Reminder: Clemyjontri Master Plan Revision Meeting
  • Five New Managing the Moments Videos from Safe Community Coalition

December 11, 2020

  • Gov. Northam Announces New Targeted Measures
  • Know the Benefits of Getting a COVID-19 Vaccine
  • Facebook Live Series On The County’s Spanish Facebook Page
  • Clemyjontri Master Plan Revision Meeting
  • FSO & Fairfax Ballet present The Nutcracker
  • Dulles Toll Road Goes Cashless

December 8, 2020

  • Ways to Give This Holiday Season
  • 6 Ways to Manage Mental Health During COVID-19
  • Update from Elaine Tholen, Dranesville District School Board Representative
  • MCA to Host Public Forum on Policy and Justice Reform Featuring Fairfax Commonwealth’s Attorney Steve Descano
  • Westmoreland Street Corridor Future Intersection Improvements

November 25, 2020

  • Winter Holidays and COVID-19
  • COVID-19 Data Dashboard Now Includes Contact Tracing
  • Update from Elaine Tholen, Dranesville District School Board Representative
  • Virtual Meeting on Westmoreland Street Corridor Improvements, December 2
  • Victim Services 7th Annual Holiday Gift Card Drive

November 13, 2020

  • Governor Northam Announces New Statewide Measures to Contain COVID-19
  • COVID-19 Holiday Health Guidance
  • Evictions on Hold Through December 31
  • Safe Community Coalition Rolls Out Managing the Moments Video Series
  • McLean Community Business Center (CBC) Q & A Session

October 30, 2020

  • REBUILD VA Grant Program Increases Scope of Eligibility and Awards
  • Governor Northam Directs $30 Million to Support Workforce Training for Unemployed Virginians
  • Get the Shot, Not the Flu
  • Reminder to Have a Safe Halloween
  • McLean Community Business Center (CBC) Study Virtual Community Open House

October 22, 2020

  • Fairfax County Gives Businesses More Tools to Operate Through the COVID-19 Pandemic
  • 3 Things To Know about COVID-19 Symptoms in Children
  • News from School Board Member Elaine Tholen
  • Fairfax County Zoning Ordinance Modernization Project
  • VolunteerFest
  • Virginia Deadline to Request a Ballot by Mail October 23

October 15, 2020

  • How Outdoor Workers Can Protect Against COVID-19
  • Planning Underway For Future COVID-19 Vaccine
  • VDOT EXTENDS PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD
  • News from School Board Member Elaine Tholen
  • County Seeks Community Input on Funding Pool Categories
  • 2020 Census Deadline October 15
  • Virginia Voter Registration Deadline Extended to October 15

October 2, 2020

  • Traditional Trick-or-Treating Not Recommended for Halloween; Safe Alternatives Available
  • Virtual MPArtfest
  • REMINDER: VDOT to Hold Public Hearings
  • Flu Vaccination Clinics for Older Adults
  • Dead Run Stream Restoration Virtual Meeting
  • MCA Monthly Board of Directors Meeting with Dranesville District School Board Member Elaine Tholen

September 25, 2020

  • Message from the Park Authority
  • Get Your Flu Shot
  • Stuff the Bus Saturday
  • Public Safety Community Input Session
  • Little Pimmit Run Tributary at Woodland Terrace: Stream Restoration and Stormwater Improvement Project
  • DMV Connect - By Appointment Only
  • MCF Grant Request Deadline Oct. 1
  • Early Voting Hours

September 17, 2020

  • September 15 Board Meeting
  • Early Voting Information
  • Back to School Newsletter from Elaine Tholen, Dranesville District School Board Representative
  • What to Know if You or a Family Member is Returning Home from a Campus COVID-19 Outbreak
  • Drug Take-Back Boxes Reopened

September 9, 2020

  • Message from the Health Department
  • How to Submit Documents When Applying for Food, Financial and Medical Assistance
  • What to Do When an Employee Tests Positive for COVID-19
  • Old Firehouse Learning Connection Program
  • Stuff the Bus
  • Virginia DMV-Issued Credentials Extended
  • SmarTrip now on iPhone and Apple Watch

August 18, 2020

  • Local Healthcare Systems Join Forces on Masking Campaign
  • Update from Elaine Tholen, Dranesville District School Board Representative
  • CARES Act Funding for Affordable Housing Providers
  • Fairfax Connector Returns to Full Service Beginning August 29
  • Help Needed with Absentee Voting

August 14, 2020

  • Virginia Eviction Moratorium Extended
  • Supporting Return to School Program
  • Metro Update
  • When and How to Safely Visit Grandparents and Older Adults
  • NV Rides in Need of Volunteers

August 7, 2020

  • Inaccurate Center for Voter Information Mailing
  • Virginia Sales Tax Holiday
  • Cornerstones Back-to-School Drive
  • Health Department Launches New Portal for Community Partners to Share COVID-19 Information

August 5, 2020

  • COVIDWISE Exposure Notification App

July 31, 2020

  • Help Keep COVID-19 Case Numbers Down
  • Summer Entertainment Series Returns with Livestream Concerts
  • Friday Night Live!
  • Assistance for Small Businesses
  • Election Officers Needed for November 2020 Election
  • Tips for Parents and Caregivers During COVID-19
  • Neighborhood and Community Services (NCS) Resources
  • Free School Physicals for Uninsured Children

July 29, 2020

  • July 28 Board Meeting Summary
  • 2020 Census Takers Begin Visiting Unreported Homes
  • Update from Elaine Tholen,Dranesville District School Board Representative
  • Rebuild VA Grant Fund for Small Businesses
  • Inova Update
  • Cox Communications Update
  • NV Rides in Need of Volunteers

July 24, 2020

  • Tips for Cleaning and Disinfecting at Home during COVID-19
  • Fairfax County Public Schools Update
  • Routine Immunizations for Children
  • Metro Update
  • CECAP Task Force Meeting
  • Dive Back into Swim Lessons with the Park Authority
  • Beautiful Me: Celebrating Children of Color

July 20, 2020

  • McLean CBC Task Force Virtual Meeting
  • West Falls Church Transit Station Area Task Force Virtual Meeting
  • Fairfax County Seeks Public Input on Proposed Modernized Zoning Ordinance
  • Fairfax County and Franconia-Springfield Parkways Alternatives Analysis and Long-Term Planning Study

July 17, 2020

  • Face Coverings Can Save Lives and Keep COVID-19 Case Numbers Down
  • Contact Tracing: Answer the Call
  • Help Wanted: Recruitment of Contact Tracing Staff Continues
  • Virginia Adopts Workplace Safety Standards to Protect Workers from COVID-19
  • Staying Safe at an Event or Gathering During COVID-19

July 15, 2020

  • Fairfax County Seeks Public Input on Proposed Modernized Zoning Ordinance
  • Provide Input on the Route 28 and Dulles Toll Road/Dulles Greenway Study
  • Tysons Partnership Pandemic Response Survey
  • Fairfax County to Offer 14 Satellite Absentee Voting Locations for the November 2020 Election
  • Fairfax County Increases Funding for Fairfax RISE: Small Business and Nonprofit Relief Grant Program
  • Recovery Program Solutions of Virginia Offers Area Businesses Free Facilitated Support Group Sessions
  • Virginia Transportation Construction Job Board

July 10, 2020

  • Several County Facilities to Provide In-Person Services in Phase Three
  • Ways to Help During COVID-19
  • Upcoming Career Fairs
  • FCPS Community Meetings
  • Summer Activities for Kids and Families
  • Fairfax County Domestic and Sexual Violence Services Resources

July 8, 2020

  • Reminder: Herndon-Reston Bus Service Review Virtual Public Meeting July 8 + Ways to Provide Input
  • Nonprofits Providing Free Legal Help to Small Businesses in Fairfax County
  • Update from Elaine Tholen, Dranesville District School Board Representative
  • Fairfax County Public Library Update
  • Food Benefits for School-Age Children

July 6, 2020

  • FCPS Return to School Virtual Town Hall July 6
  • Herndon-Reston Bus Service Review Virtual Public Meeting July 8

July 1, 2020

  • Virginia Enters Phase Three of Reopening July 1
  • New Virginia Laws Take Effect July 1
  • Phased Reopening of RECenters and Other Park Facilities + Outdoor Group Fitness Classes
  • Leaving Home? Know the COVID-19 Risks Before You Go
  • Phase Three Reopening for NCS: Camp Fairfax, NCS Connects Summer, and Virtual Programming
  • Inova Update
  • 4th of July Drive-Thru Celebration in Great Falls

June 25, 2020

  • Updates from June 23 Board of Supervisors Meeting
  • Fairfax County Reduces Penalties for Late Car and Real Estate Tax Payments
    • Reminder: Due Date to Pay First Installment of Real Estate Taxes Extended to August 28
  • Virginia Phase Three of Reopening to Start July 1
  • A Safe Space to Dig Deep: Mental Health and Wellness in the Black Community
  • Virtual Career Fair for Tech Professionals
  • Unemployed Health Insurance Hotline
  • An Update from Inova
  • Essential Supplies Needed for Child Care Programs
  • MCC Super Summer Scavenger Hunt
  • Route 7 Project Updates

June 23, 2020

  • Metro Update
  • Fairfax County Public Library Update
  • Temporary Shelter Available During COVID-19
  • McLean CBC Task Force Virtual Meeting June 29

June 17, 2020

  • Board Public Safety and Economic Initiatives Committees Updates
  • Three Steps to Stay Safe from COVID-19
  • Solarize Fairfax 2020
  • Newsletter from Elaine Tholen, Dranesville District School Board Representative

June 12, 2020

  • Northern Virginia Enters Phase Two of Reopening
  • Face Coverings Required Inside Public Places
  • Park Facilities Update
  • West Falls Church Task Force Task Force Virtual Meeting June 16
  • Governor Northam Announces New Tools for Virginia Workers and Job Seekers

June 10, 2020

  • Board Issues Joint Statement, Announces Task Force on Equity and Opportunity
  • Fairfax County to Enter Phase Two of Reopening on Friday, June 12
  • Video from Cornerstones June 8 Virtual Town Hall
  • Volunteer Fire and Rescue Departments Hosting Blood Drives

June 5, 2020

  • Cornerstones Virtual Town Hall on June 8
  • More FCPA Farmers Markets Open
  • Fairfax RISE - Application Opens June 8
  • Beware of COVID-19 Contact Tracing and Government Employee Impersonation Scams
  • Guidance for Building Water System Flushing After Closures

June 3, 2020

  • Who to Contact for COVID-related concerns/questions
  • DMV Reopening Plan
  • COVID-19 Testing Options
  • Fairfax County Public Library Curbside Services
  • Donated Face Coverings Now Accepted at Police Stations
  • Help from the Heart Community Drive

May 29, 2020

  • Link to video recording of Virtual Town Hall with State Senator Barbara Favola, Delegate Kathleen Murphy, and Arlington County Chair Libby Garvey
  • Fairfax County enters Phase One - Things to Know
  • Parks Update
  • Forward FCPS
  • Fairfax County Approves Use of Outdoor Space for Restaurants and Exercise Facilities During Phase One
  • Reminder: Public Input Sought on Zoning Modifications
  • County COVID-19 Website Gets a Refresh

May 27, 2020

  • Virtual Town Hall with State Senator Barbara Favola, Delegate Kathleen Murphy, and Arlington County Chair Libby Garvey May 28 at 7:00 p.m.
  • Fairfax County to Enter First Phase of Reopening
  • Face Coverings Required Inside Public Places in Virginia Starting May 29
  • Special Board of Supervisors Meeting May 28 to Consider Emergency Ordinance for Businesses

May 22, 2020

  • FCPA and FCPS Amenities Update
  • Fairfax County Summer Camps, Rec-PAC, SACC Cancelled
  • Virtual Job Fair for College Students and Recent Grads presented by Fairfax County EDA
  • Public Input Sought on Fairfax Connector Fall 2020 Service Changes
  • Information from the County's Office of Environmental and Energy Coordination

May 20, 2020

  • Stuff the Bus Success
  • Phased Reopening of Fairfax County Parks
  • StayHomeVirginia.com - Housing Resources for those Impacted by COVID-19
    • Related Fairfax County Resources
  • Reminder: Metro to Close Orange and Silver Line Stations in Fairfax County for Expanded Construction Activities
  • Donations Needed - Cloth Face Coverings

May 18, 2020

  • Stuff the Bus Reminder

May 15, 2020

  • Stuff the Bus
  • County Trash and Recycling Services Update
  • Metro and Fairfax Connector to Require Face Coverings starting May 18

May 12, 2020

  • FY 2021 Budget Adopted
  • Fairfax RISE
  • Update on Reopening from Governor Northam
  • Additional Data Now Available on County's COVID-19 Case Data Dashboard
  • Purple Bins Return to Fairfax County

May 8, 2020

  • Stuff the Bus
  • Phased Opening of Fairfax County Park Authority Golf Courses and Farmers Markets
  • Six Steps to Proper Hand Washing

May 5, 2020

  • Supervisor Foust's Statement on the Fairfax County FY 2021 Budget Markup
  • Phased Approach to Reopening Virginia
  • How can I reduce my risk of exposure to COVID-19 at home and work as the country reopens?

May 1, 2020

  • COVID-19: Health Care Options for the Uninsured
  • Help with SNAP, Medicaid, Employment Assistance
  • COVID-19 Resources Available in Several Languages
  • Fairfax At Home

April 30, 2020

  • A Message from Inova
  • Final FY 2021 Budget Public Hearing Today
  • Newsletter from Elaine Tholen, Dranesville District School Board Representative

April 29, 2020

  • Fairfax County Garden Plots Reopen
  • FY 2021 Budget Public Hearings Continue Today
  • COVID-19 Spiritual Support by Phone Available for Older Adults and Other Mental Health Resources
    • Other Mental Health Resources
  • Fairfax County Now Offers COVID-19 Text Messages in Spanish

April 28, 2020

  • County Small Business COVID-19 Recovery Fund
  • FY 2021 Budget Public Hearings Begin Today

April 27, 2020

  • Governor Northam's Blueprint for Easing Public Health Restrictions
    • Testing and Tracing
    • Personal Protective Equipment
    • Hospital Capacity and Staff
    • Phase One of Easing Restrictions
  • Budget Public Hearings Reminder + How to Participate
  • New Fairfax County Health Department Data Site

April 24, 2020

  • Budget Public Hearings Reminder + How to Participate
  • What Apartment Residents and Building Owners Can Do to Limit the Spread of Coronavirus
    • Recommendations for Apartment and Condo Residents
    • Recommendations for Building Owners, Landlords, and Management Companies

April 23, 2020 

  • Metro Summer Work

April 22, 2020

  • FY 2021 Budget Virtual Town Hall - Recording Available to View Online
  • Budget Public Hearings Reminder
  • Earth Day 2020

April 21, 2020

  • Celebrate National Library Week
  • Additional Online Resources from Fairfax County
    • Virtual pet adoptions
    • Get wedding license online
    • FCPA Virtual Exploration Center
    • Department of Family Services Parenting Support
  • Free, Virtual English Learning Opportunities
  • Tips and Advice from the Safe Community Coalition's Mental Health Committee
  • Neighborhood Assistance Program
  • Cox Communications Connect2Compete

April 20, 2020 

  • FY 2021 Virtual Budget Town Hall Reminder

April 17, 2020

  • NOVA to Offer Tuition-Free Summer Online Courses for Region's High School Students
  • Special Edition of McLean High School's Newsmagazine, The Highlander 
  • Falls Church Station Closed this Weekend in Preparation for Summer Platform Project
  • Resources from Fairfax County's Department of Family Services

April 16, 2020

  • zMOD - Input sought on proposed changes to rules for ADUs and home-based businesses

April 15, 2020 

  • April 14 Board Meeting
    • Small Business Microloan Fund
    • BOS Meeting Calendar and Upcoming Meetings
    • Developmental Approval Extensions
    • Admissions Tax
  • Virtual School Board Town Hall Meetings with Dranesville School Board Representative Elaine Tholen
  • School Counselors Available
  • Health Alert Toolkit
  • COVID-19 Language Portal

April 13, 2020 

  • April 14 Board Meeting
  • Coronavirus donations guidance
  • FCPA trail update

April 10, 2020 

  • Health Department mailing
  • Coronavirus info in ASL
  • Coronavirus safety tips for employers and employees

April 10, 2020 

  • FY 2021 Updated Budget Proposal

April 9, 2020 

  • Wellness resources
  • Things to do while social distancing
  • Fairfax Connector service changes

April 7, 2020 

  • Link to revised budget proposal
  • Solid waste update

April 6, 2020

  • CDC recommends wearing cloth face masks in public
  • COVID-19 and kids - the problem with playdates
  • Fairfax Police Chief addresses COVID-19 concerns 
  • Additional Metro service reductions
  • GWMP update from NPS

April 3, 2020 

  • Visit Fairfax
  • Fairfax First 
  • Support local restaurants – Take Out Trail
  • Tenant/Landlord Rights
  • Fairfax County Court Information
  • Chamber Resources for Businesses; Nova, Dulles, Asian American
  • GWMP Update from NPS

April 2, 2020

  • CSB for basic needs assistance
  • Food resources interactive map
  • Fairfax Area Meals on Wheels 
  • Human Resources Guide
  • Assistance for Senior Transportation
  • Resources for businesses
  • Senior Transportation Assistance
  • Legal Services of Northern Virginia
  • Ways to help in your neighborhood
  • Non-profit donation requests
  • Volunteer Opportunities
    • Medical Reserve Corps
    • Volunteer Fairfax
    • Fairfax County Volunteer Management System
  • Donate Masks and Disposable Gloves
  • Inova
  • Community Foundation for Northern Virginia
  • Donate Blood
  • Neighbor-to-Neighbor Program
  • Embry Rucker Community Shelter and Winter Overflow and Hypothermia Programs
  • Cornerstones Assistance Services and Pantry Program (ASAPP)
  • SHARE of McLean
  • FCPS/Community-based resources link
  • Ways to support local and small businesses

April 1, 2020

  • Census reminder
  • Public safety during coronavirus pandemic
    • FCPD
    • Fire and Rescue
    • 911 Call Center
    • Sheriff’s Office
  • Domestic violence awareness and resources
  • CSB Assistance from a Distance

March 31, 2020

  • Reminder – How to conduct County business online with links
  • Solid waste operational changes explained
  • BOS Budget Committee Meeting Update
  • Be aware of coronavirus scams

March 30, 2020

  • Governor Northam’s Stay at Home order
  • Information about 3/31 BOS Budget Committee Meeting + How to watch

March 27, 2020

  • Reminder – Fairfax County Government buildings closed to the public as of 5 pm March 27
  • Link for how to conduct County business online
  • How to contact Supervisor Foust's office
  • Update on coronavirus cases in VA
  • Trash and recycling update
  • Utilities update
  • 2020 Census reminder
  • FCPA FAQs
  • Fairfax County Field Journal for kids
  • Theatre for students at home from Traveling Players

March 26, 2020

  • Defining the terms - “social distancing,” “self-isolating,” “quarantine”
  • Fairfax County Budget
  • Board will discuss at 3/31 budget committee meeting + how to watch
  • FCPS distance learning
  • Healthcare options for the uninsured
  • Virginia SNAP Program to issue emergency benefits
  • Public transportation update

March 25, 2020

  • Message from Inova
    • 3 Respiratory Illness Clinic locations
    • How to help during this time
  • Protect Your Pipes – Don’t Flush Wipes
  • McLean Community Center update
  • 495 NEXT comment period extended 

March 24, 2020

  • Vehicle and Business Tax Filing Deadline Extended to June 1
  • First Real Estate Tax Payment Deadline Extended to August 28
  • FCPA closures
  • County government closures

March 23, 2020

  • School closures
  • Statewide business restrictions
  • Fairfax Connector update
  • How to watch March 24 BOS meeting
  • FCPA closures
  • Special hours at grocery stores and pharmacies
  • Town of Herndon info
  • Department of Family Services resources

March 23, 2020

  • FCDOT meeting/website information
  • Preferred Plan for Herndon/Reston Area Bus Service
  • 2020 Repaving and Restriping Plans

March 20, 2020

  • County closures
  • FCPA indoor facilities
  • SACC spring break services cancelled
  • Senior centers
  • NPS updates
    • Great Falls visitors center and Clara Barton Historic Site closed
    • Outdoor areas of GW Parkway remain open
  • Webinar for local businesses
  • Absentee voting information for Towns of Clifton and Vienna May 5 elections
  • Department of Family Services assistance from a distance resources

March 19, 2020

  • Food resources interactive map
  • CSP for basic needs assistance 
  • Meals on Wheels
  • Human Services Resource Guide
  • Neighbor to Neighbor Program
  • Tax Relief for Seniors and Individuals with Disabilities Extended
  • Special Hours at Grocery Stores
  • Assistance for Senior Transportation
    • HVN, Shepherd’s Center of Great Falls and McLean. Arlington, Falls Church
  • Supporting Local and Small Businesses 
  • Resources for Businesses

March 18, 2020

  • Summary of Northam’s March 17 Press Release
  • Limiting non-essential gatherings to no more than 10 people
  • Restaurants, fitness centers, theaters mandated to close or reduce capacity
  • High risk individuals should self quarantine
  • Support for affected workers (unemployment, etc.)
  • Support for impacted employers
  • DMV closures
  • Courts
  • Utilities
  • FAQ
  • Further reductions in Metro service

March 17, 2020

  • Board Declared Local State of Emergency
  • Governor Northam Press Conference
    • Events of 10 people or more should be canceled or held virtually
    • Those 65 and older should self-quarantine
    • All DMVs will close; business should be completed online
  • Ways to help
    • Tips for Helping in Your Neighborhood
    • Meals on Wheels
    • Cornerstones, Herndon Neighborhood Resource Center, Connections for Hope
    • SHARE of McLean
    • Blood Donations
    • FCPS Resources

March 17, 2020 

  • Emergency Board of Supervisors Session - How to Watch

March 16, 2020

  • Info about March 17 Board of Supervisors Emergency Session 
  • Governor Northam Bans Gatherings of Over 100 People
  • FCPS Schools Close + Food Distribution Locations
  • FCPA Closures
  • Senior Center Closures
  • Health Department Resources
  • NCS/CSP Resources
  • Small Business Website
  • Utilities Info
  • No Changes to Connector Bus Service; Increased Cleaning
  • Additional Metro Service Changes

March 16, 2020

  • March Meeting Cancellations

March 13, 2020

  • How to Get Tested 
  • Symptoms

March 13, 2020

  • Metro Service Changes

March 12, 2020

  • County Coronavirus Press Conference - How to Watch

March 11, 2020

  • Health Department Resources 
  • Dranesville School Board Representative, Elaine Tholen Video

March 4, 2020

  • Currently no confirmed cases in region
  • Health Department video with Dr. Gloria
  • Tips for staying healthy
  • Links to CDC, and MD, VA, and DC Health Departments
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