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See last weeks important updates below:
Apply for the Fairfax County Cooling Assistance Program
Call the Enterprise Call Center:
To request a paper application:
If you are a resident seeking rental or other emergency assistance for yourself or your household,
please call: Coordinated Services Planning at 703-222-0880, TTY 711. Hours: Monday-Friday, 8 am-4:30 pm.
Additional Resources for Housing/Rent Assistance:
Virginia Poverty Law Center(VPLC) provides an eviction helpline 833-NOEVICT (833-663-8428) in English and Spanish.
Legal Services of Northern Virginia provides numerous services to protect tenants during COVID-19 and can be reached at 703-778-6800
of Virginia, a HUD-approved housing counseling agency in Richmond, offers state-wide assistance and materials to help understand steps to take to prevent foreclosure. Call 804-354-0641 or email for more information and questions.
Helpful Links and More:
Fairfax County Covid-19 Resources:
Vaccine Hotline: 703-324-7404
Available: M-F 9am-7pm, Sat
Loudon County Covid-19 Resources:
COVID info line: 703-737-8300
Available: M-F 9am-5pm
Text LCCOVID19 to 888777 to receive text alerts from Loudoun County about COVID-19
Virginia's COVID-19 Resources:
Virginia Department of Health
Vaccine Hotline: 1-877-829-4682
If anyone experiencing anxiety of stress
related to covid-19 may call or text:
VA COPES confidential hotline
Available: M-F 9am-9pm &
*Spanish Speakers available*
NAMI-Virginia Resources Hotline:
or visit their site here
Fairfax Country Domestic Violence Hotline:
Virginia Food Banks
Virginia Veterans Family Support Hotline:
Women Veterans Call Center:
Veteran Crisis Line:
1-800-273-8255, Press 1
Contact Our Office:
Adrienne Tetreault, Chief of Staff
District Office: 571-766-6414
District Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Murphy For Delegate
P.O. Box 146
McLean, VA 22101
Governor Northam Announces $485 Million Funding Commitment to Strengthen Virginia’s Behavioral Health System
Yesterday, Governor Ralph Northam announced that the Commonwealth will commit $485 million in federal and state funding to address pressing challenges in Virginia’s behavioral health system. The plan includes targeted investments to alleviate pressure on state mental health hospitals, strengthen community-based services, and increase support for substance abuse treatment and prevention programs.
The funding proposal also includes $150 million to increase access to community-based crisis services and child and family support services, and provide dispatcher training for the Marcus Alert program, a new statewide mental health alert system designed to ensure behavioral health experts are involved in responding to individuals in crisis. An additional $5 million dollars will be dedicated to providing permanent supportive housing in Northern Virginia to assist with bed shortages. Read the full press release, here.
COVID-19 Vaccination Information
The Disability Information and Access Line (DIAL) is available to people with disabilities looking for assistance in scheduling their COVID-19 vaccination and finding accessible transportation to the appointment.
Call 888-677-1199 or email DIAL@n4a.org.
If you have trouble leaving your home and are on Medicare, you may qualify to get the COVID-19 vaccine at home. The Vaccine Equity Clinic on Route 1 in Alexandria also offers free transportation to those who want to get vaccinated at the clinic. Call 703-324-7404.
The Fairfax County Government Center COVID-19 vaccination clinic provides walk-in appointments. While appointments may still be scheduled ahead of time, the Government Center vaccination clinic offers first-come, first-served walk-in appointments during the following times:
Monday and Thursday: 12 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday: 9:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
The vaccine is available at locations throughout the Fairfax Health District, including private healthcare providers, pharmacies, grocery stores, urgent cares, and the Health Department. To schedule a vaccination appointment, go to vaccines.gov or vacunas.gov (Spanish) for the widest selection of vaccination locations or visit the Health Department’s website.
If you need assistance in another language or are not able to schedule an appointment online at a Fairfax County Health Department clinic, contact our Vaccine Call Center at 703-324-7404.
Temporary Expanded Child Care Eligibility
The Child Care Assistance and Referral Program (CCAR) may be able to help with your child care expenses. Child care assistance may be available to families that are income eligible and demonstrate a need for care (due to employment, enrollment in school or participation in training). CCAR provides assistance with the cost of child care of children from birth to age 12 in family child care homes, centers and school-aged child care.
Applications received through December 31, 2021 are eligible for the following expanded eligibility criteria:
Families currently looking for work
Additionally, families co-payment (family’s share of the child care fee) will be waived for a limited time.
Find the Flyer in English and Spanish, here.
Find the CCAR FAQs here
9-1-1 Emergency Health Profile
Create a free emergency health profile so your critical health and medical information can be shared with first responders during an emergency or crisis event. Your emergency health profile will provide real-time health, medical, emergency contact, and background information to first responders when it matters most. Creating a profile is easy and takes only a few minutes.
The information maintained is associated with an individual’s mobile phone number and only available when an emergency call is received from the telephone number provided. When calling 9-1-1 during an emergency or crisis, your vital health and medical information is made available to the Fairfax County Department of Public Safety Communications (DPSC) and dispatched to first responders.
Maintaining an updated profile is important and should be reviewed regularly. Updates after major health or life changes are valuable. Behavioral health information, pre-existing medical conditions, allergies, emergency contacts, and more can be entered into the voluntary database. The amount of information you provide is at your discretion.
Emergency technology company RapidSOS teamed-up with the American Heart Association, American Red Cross, and Direct Relief to sponsor this voluntary health database.
Reminder: VDOT Project Alerts
. Route 7 Project
The Gerry Connolly Cross County Trail Temporary Closure Starts July 19 between Mile Markers 3.2 and 3.8 in Difficult Run Stream Valley Park
Continuing through Friday, August 6th, the trail will be closed between mile markers 3.2 and 3.8 in the Difficult Run Stream Valley Park north of Route 7 (Leesburg Pike)
Crews will be performing maintenance on the Potomac Interceptor sanitary sewer. Signs and barricades will be in place to alert the public.
Route 7 Project Updates
The Route 7 Corridor Improvements Project July Newsletter is now available online. It includes information on the work in the Difficult Run Area as well as the area surrounding the Baron Cameron Intersection. In addition, photos, project progress, and lane closure information is available online at connectroute7.org under News & Updates.
For additional information, questions, or concerns, contact the project team at email@example.com.