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The purpose of our social media accounts is to present matters of public interest in Fairfax County, including its many residents, businesses and visitors. We encourage you to submit your questions, comments, and concerns, but please note these are moderated online discussion sites.

We recognize social media is a 24/7 medium, and your comments are welcome at any time. However, given the need to manage our staff resources (your tax dollars), we generally only monitor comments and postings during regular business hours.

Once posted, the Fairfax County reserves the right to delete submissions that contain:

  1. Vulgar language
  2. Personal attacks of any kind
  3. Comments or content that promotes, fosters, or perpetuates discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, age, religion, gender, marital status, genetics, status with regard to public assistance, national origin, physical or intellectual disability or sexual orientation
  4. Spam or links to other sites
  5. Clearly off topic
  6. Advocate illegal activity
  7. Promote particular services, products, or political organizations
  8. Infringe on copyrights or trademarks
  9. Personally identifiable medical information
  10. Information that may compromise the safety, security or proceedings of public systems or any criminal or civil investigations.

If there are repeated violations, then Fairfax County will ban participation on platforms that permit organizations to ban users. Please note that the comments expressed on these sites do not reflect the opinions and position of the Fairfax County government or its officers and employees.

If you have any questions concerning the operation of this online moderated discussion site, please contact the Office of Public Affairs at publicaffairs@fairfaxcounty.gov.

YouTube disclaimer: Fairfax County is not responsible for the content provided on “related” and “promoted” videos that are accessible from this county’s YouTube channel. All viewers should note that these related videos and comments expressed on them do not necessarily reflect the opinions and position of the Fairfax County government or its officers and employees.

Updated June 1, 2017

 

Latest Official Facebook Posts

Handwashing is one of the best ways to prevent spread of infection and illness. www.fairfaxcounty.gov/health/handwashing ... See MoreSee Less

Handwashing is one of the best ways to prevent spread of infection and illness. https://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/health/handwashing

2 hours ago

Ready Fairfax

As we celebrate Dr. King’s birthday, we reflect on community and service. Become a leader in your community by preparing yourself for emergencies and encouraging others to do the same! Begin the conversation TODAY... Small steps makes a big difference! #MLKDay⁠ ⁠ ... See MoreSee Less

As we celebrate Dr. King’s birthday, we reflect on community and service. Become a leader in your community by preparing yourself for emergencies and encouraging others to do the same! Begin the conversation TODAY... Small steps makes a big difference! #MLKDay⁠ ⁠

2 hours ago

Ready Fairfax

Bundling up in layers and staying dry is one of the best things you can do to stay safe this winter. Protect yourself from the cold. And remember to bring your pets indoors in extreme cold weather. #WinterSafety ... See MoreSee Less

Bundling up in layers and staying dry is one of the best things you can do to stay safe this winter. Protect yourself from the cold. And remember to bring your pets indoors in extreme cold weather. #WinterSafety

Keep moving forward. #mlk ... See MoreSee Less

Keep moving forward. #mlk

UPDATE from house fire 1-20-19: No civilian or firefighter injuries. Occupants not displaced. Red Cross services not needed. Fire started in garage. Cause of fire was a malfunction w/an extension cord that ignited ordinary combustibles in close proximity. Damages $25K. #FCFRD #fairfaxcounty #news ... See MoreSee Less

UPDATE from house fire 1-20-19: No civilian or firefighter injuries. Occupants not displaced. Red Cross services not needed. Fire started in garage. Cause of fire was a malfunction w/an extension cord that ignited ordinary combustibles in close proximity. Damages $25K. #FCFRD #fairfaxcounty #news

Celebrating the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. today. ... See MoreSee Less

Celebrating the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. today.

3 hours ago

Ready Fairfax

‼️Brutal wind chills today! Wind chills are below zero this morning and will stay near zero all afternoon. If possible, limit your time outside. Be sure to check on your neighbors and bring your pets inside. ... See MoreSee Less

‼️Brutal wind chills today! Wind chills are below zero this morning and will stay near zero all afternoon. If possible, limit your time outside.  Be sure to check on your neighbors and bring your pets inside.

Today we honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. for his visionary leadership and contributions to Civil Rights. As we go through this day, please keep the contributions of Dr. King in your thoughts.
#MLK #fcfrd #fairfaxcounty
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Today we honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. for his visionary leadership and contributions to Civil Rights. As we go through this day, please keep the contributions of Dr. King in your thoughts.
#MLK #fcfrd #fairfaxcounty

FCDOT will be closed in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day today. Sharing this photo from last summer to remind us that warmer days are on their way - bundle up, Fairfax! ... See MoreSee Less

FCDOT will be closed in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day today. Sharing this photo from last summer to remind us that warmer days are on their way - bundle up, Fairfax!

Today we honor the life and achievements of Martin Luther King, Jr., whose efforts in the civil rights movement helped bring greater equality to America for all people, regardless of race. #MLKDay #MLK90 #MLK ... See MoreSee Less

Today we honor the life and achievements of Martin Luther King, Jr., whose efforts in the civil rights movement helped bring greater equality to America for all people, regardless of race. #MLKDay #MLK90 #MLK

 

Comment on Facebook

A great man whose words ring even truer today.

Amen

A great American

Amen 🇺🇸

Amen 🙏

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We will be closed on Monday, January 21, in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. We've compiled an inspiring reading list just for the occasion. bit.ly/2STcY2M ... See MoreSee Less

We will be closed on Monday, January 21, in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Weve compiled an inspiring reading list just for the occasion. http://bit.ly/2STcY2M

Who’s geeking out over the #lunareclipse ? 🙋‍♀️🙋‍♂️
#superbloodmoon #fairfaxparks
🌙 📷: Jenny Schaaf Hetu
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Who’s geeking out over the #lunareclipse ?  🙋‍♀️🙋‍♂️
#superbloodmoon #fairfaxparks
🌙 📷: Jenny Schaaf Hetu

 

Comment on Facebook

Yeah my shivering resulted in fuzzier shots hahah, should really invest in a tripod

Too cold to go outside

Mel, our local park authority

Saw it at Wolftrap!

Who is watching the lunar eclipse? We want to see what you’re seeing... Send us your pics via messenger! #superbloodmoon #lunareclipse #fairfaxparks
🌙 📷: Rebecca Geller
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Who is watching the lunar eclipse? We want to see what you’re seeing... Send us your pics via messenger!  #superbloodmoon #lunareclipse #fairfaxparks
🌙 📷: Rebecca Geller

 

Comment on Facebook

Too cold to go outside to see this this eclipse

12 hours ago

Ready Fairfax

A Wind Chill Advisory remains in effect until 11 am Monday morning. Expect wind chills from -5° to -15°. The cold wind chills could result in hypothermia and frostbite if precautions are not taken. Bundle up if you have to go outside! #WinterSafety ... See MoreSee Less

A Wind Chill Advisory remains in effect until 11 am Monday morning. Expect wind chills from -5° to -15°. The cold wind chills could result in hypothermia and frostbite if precautions are not taken. Bundle up if you have to go outside! #WinterSafety

15 hours ago

Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department

Sometimes you celebrate your birthday at home surrounded by your family, sometimes you celebrate it at work surrounded by your Station 5, Franconia, A-Shift family. #HappyBirthday Master Tech Donny Crum! You don’t look a day over...uhhh....never mind! 😆#FCFRD #fairfaxcounty ... See MoreSee Less

Sometimes you celebrate your birthday at home surrounded by your family, sometimes you celebrate it at work surrounded by your Station 5, Franconia, A-Shift family. #HappyBirthday Master Tech Donny Crum! You don’t look a day over...uhhh....never mind! 😆#FCFRD #fairfaxcountyImage attachment

 

Comment on Facebook

Happy Birthday, hero in red.

16 hours ago

Ready Fairfax

Important winter safety message from our fire department friends in their blog. Please stay safe and keep your children and pets away from frozen ponds and lakes.Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department trains for ice rescues but please don’t become a victim. Playing on frozen ponds/lakes is prohibited in all Fairfax County parks and is extremely dangerous. Please educate kids on the dangers. #StayOffTheIce ffxfirerescue.wordpress.com/2018/01/07/frigid-temps-do-not-stop-training-and-preparation/ ... See MoreSee Less

Important winter safety message from our fire department friends in their blog. Please stay safe and keep your children and pets away from frozen ponds and lakes.

 

Comment on Facebook

Mark Guditus

Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department trains for ice rescues but please don’t become a victim. Playing on frozen ponds/lakes is prohibited in all Fairfax County parks and is extremely dangerous. Please educate kids on the dangers. #StayOffTheIce ffxfirerescue.wordpress.com/2018/01/07/frigid-temps-do-not-stop-training-and-preparation/ ... See MoreSee Less

Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department trains for ice rescues but please don’t become a victim. Playing on frozen ponds/lakes is prohibited in all Fairfax County parks and is extremely dangerous. Please educate kids on the dangers.  #StayOffTheIce https://ffxfirerescue.wordpress.com/2018/01/07/frigid-temps-do-not-stop-training-and-preparation/

18 hours ago

Fairfax County Health Department

Lewinsville Adult Day Health Care participants recently enjoyed a field trip to The Kreeger Museum in Washington D.C., where they enjoyed the works of Van Gogh, Monet, Cezanne and other greats. Bringing our participants into the community during outings like this one is an important part of our program. Thanks to our friends at The Kreeger Museum for welcoming us! ... See MoreSee Less

Thanks Peyton for helping Mom wash the fire truck! 🚒 We think you missed a spot though.....(just kidding)😆😝 #FCFRD #fairfaxcounty #ACleanFireTruckIsAHappyFireTruck ... See MoreSee Less

Thanks Peyton for helping Mom wash the fire truck! 🚒 We think you missed a spot though.....(just kidding)😆😝 #FCFRD #fairfaxcounty #ACleanFireTruckIsAHappyFireTruck

 

Comment on Facebook

Kyle Lautenbacher

Cool

PRICELESS!

18 hours ago

Fairfax County Environment

Partnerships with Supervisor Foust, the McLean Citizens Association, the Park Authority and Public Works make the Dead Run Stream Restoration a success. More... ... See MoreSee Less

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Comment on Facebook

Yay Matt Meyers!!! 🐟

CLOSURE: Spring Hill RECenter is without power and will be closed until Monday morning. ... See MoreSee Less

CLOSURE: Spring Hill RECenter is without power and will be closed until Monday morning.

19 hours ago

Fairfax County Park Authority

Please note this event has been canceled due to weather.Let the kids stay up late and catch the Total Lunar Eclipse at Turner Farm! On Sunday, January 20, bring the entire family out to watch on as the moon disappears from the sky. Enjoy close-up views of the moon, Mars and the stars from the roll-top observatory. More details: bit.ly/2SYbeW1 ... See MoreSee Less

Please note this event has been canceled due to weather.

 

Comment on Facebook

We're going to keep an eye out for other Turner Farm events... They look like a lot of fun!

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