On Monday afternoon, Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam issued a stay-at-home order for the state in an effort to slow the spread of the coronavirus.
Author: Jody Fellows
An employee of the City of Falls Church has tested positive for the coronavirus disease, Covid-19, the City announced Thursday.
The farmers market in the City of Falls Church will reopen this weekend, though it will look a little different, after a one-week hiatus out of concern over the potential spread of the coronavirus.
“Our biggest issue on the horizon is keeping a robust supply of personal protective equipment,” The Kensington said in a statement to the News-Press Wednesday. The senior center is looking for supplies including N95 respirators and other surgical-like masks, latex gloves and medical gowns.
“The City will continue to be in close contact with [Fairfax County Health Department],” the City wrote in its daily newsletter. “But we will not be able to inform the public of every case in the City from this point forward.”
Concerned citizens in and around Falls Church are teaming up to help the area’s most vulnerable by dropping off medicine, delivering groceries, taking out the trash and more during the coronavirus pandemic.
City of Falls Church senior living facility The Kensington, where two residents have tested positive for Covid-19, is in urgent need of supplies including Clorox wipes and 500 adult face masks.
A second resident at The Kensington senior living facility in the City of Falls Church has tested positive for COVID-19, the News-Press has confirmed. This is also the second report of a positive test in the City.
The Fairfax County Health Department has confirmed that a man at the Crossroads Baptist Church in Bailey’s Crossroads has tested positive for COVID-19.
All playgrounds in City of Falls Church parks are now closed in an effort to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, now deemed “community transmissible” in the Northern Virginia area.