The News-Press is inviting the Falls Church small business community to tell their stories and submit commentaries on how they’ve been coping with the coronavirus pandemic.
Author: Jody Fellows
2 Falls Church Senior Homes Fight Virus as VDH Reports Outbreaks at 16 Fairfax Long Term Care Centers
On Monday, the Virginia Department of Health reported 16 of the state’s 53 long term care outbreaks have occurred in the Fairfax Health District alone and, now, the News-Press has learned at least two City of Falls Church senior homes are battling the coronavirus, with one reporting as many as eight positive cases.
The surge of Covid-19 continues in Fairfax with the total number of cases closing in on 1,000 after the district saw its biggest one-day jump to date Saturday, according to data released by the Virginia Department of Health this morning.
Facing an empty park after the City’s annual Easter egg hunt was canceled, the Easter bunny has decided to take to the streets of Falls Church this morning to bring a little springtime cheer.
The amount of Covid-19 positive cases reported in the Fairfax Health District surged past 600 today and closed in on 700 in the biggest one-day jump yet.
Giant Food, Harris Teeter and Safeway will all now limit the amount of customers allowed in the store at one time.
‘No One Should Choose Between Health & Casting Ballot,’ Says Northam as Gov. Postpones State Elections
Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam has delayed the state’s June primary elections by two weeks and is asking the General Assembly to postpone the May general election until November.
Virginia’s stay at home order, combined with self-quarantining, non-essential business closures and other social distancing measures have contributed to as much as a 40-percent increase in residential trash tonnage and is putting a strain on the region’s waste management systems.
The day Fairfax Health District reported its biggest daily increase in Covid-19 cases, Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam urged all state residents to wear facemasks when leaving their homes.
After its lowest two-day stretch of new virus cases in more than a week, Fairfax Health District saw its biggest one-day jump of Covid-19 patients on Monday, according new data released by the Virginia Department of Health.