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community Apr 13

NBC4 Giveathon Continues: Help Those in Need During the Coronavirus Pandemic

In times of crisis, we all want to help. And now we all can.  Read through this list of organizations that are addressing the needs of our neighbors affected by COVID-19, visit their websites and then...

  • coronavirus Mar 31

    Maryland Now Allows Camping, Golf, Other Outdoor Activities

    Washington, D.C., Maryland and Virginia have been under stay-at-home orders for weeks as leaders aim to slow the spread of coronavirus. People are generally only allowed to leave their homes only for pressing reasons, including getting food and necessary supplies, seeking health care and exercising. Both Maryland and D.C. require masks in most indo...
  • coronavirus Apr 27

    Kids and COVID-19: Children’s National Doctor Answers Top Questions

    About 2% of the coronavirus cases in the United States have been diagnosed in children under the age of 18. Fewer children than adults experience fever, cough, or shortness of breath when diagnosed with coronavirus and most children only have mild illnesses, according to the CDC. But for children with underlying health issues, the disease can be mo...
  • coronavirus Apr 24

    Maryland Launches New Unemployment Portal After Claims Topped 100K Last Week

    Maryland is reporting that more than 108,000 unemployment filings were made last week as jobless claims continue to rise sharply due to shuttered businesses because of the coronavirus

  • Stuck at Home Mar 19

    Free DC-Area Library Resources for When You’re Stuck at Home

    You don’t need to go out to flex your library card. The stacks might be closed, but the library isn’t. Here’s what to know about getting library resources from your computer or other devices. DC Public Library A list of all digital resources can be found here. Here are the highlights: Alexander StreetStream everything from classical mus...
  • Coronavirus in DC Area Apr 6

    What to Know About Getting Tested for Coronavirus in DC

    Individuals who are experiencing coronavirus symptoms, including a cough, fever, shortness of breath, body aches, or chills, may be eligible to get tested for the virus in D.C. with their doctor’s permission.  There are multiple facilities open for testing throughout the District. Here is everything you need to know, about where to go, to get ...
  • coronavirus Apr 3

    Metro Limits Weekend Service, Urges Only Essential Travel

    As the number of diagnosed coronavirus cases continues to grow daily in the D.C. area, WMATA says it will reduce service further over the weekend and urges people only to take essential trips. On Saturday and Sunday, Metro will open between 8 a.m. and 11 p.m. on a “lifeline service” schedule. Bus service will be limited to 26 routes. Cu...
  • coronavirus Mar 27

    Metro Slashes Weekend Service, Urges Only Essential Travel

    As the number of diagnosed coronavirus cases continues to grow daily in the D.C. area, WMATA says it will reduce service further over the weekend and urges people only to take essential trips. On Saturday and Sunday, Metro will open between 8 a.m. and 11 p.m. on a “lifeline service” schedule. Bus service will be limited to 26 routes. Cu...
  • community Mar 25

    Capital Area Food Bank Asks for Help

    The Capital Area Food Bank is committed to staying open during the Covid-19 emergency, and they need the community’s help.  Here’s what you can do today:  Make a financial donation at https://www.capitalareafoodbank.org/donate/  Here’s how your contribution will enable CAFB to supply food to our most vulnerable neighbors:  ...
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