• reopenings May 12

    DC's Historic Ford's Theatre Reopens

    D.C.’s historic Ford’s Theatre is reopening to visitors after 14 long months closed. Here’s what’s planned and which safety measures will be in place. News4’s Justin Finch reports.

  • dc reopening May 11

    DC on the Brink of Fully Reopening

    Life might look pretty close to normal in less than two weeks, as restaurants and other businesses are able to fill their spaces to capacity. News4’s Darcy Spencer reports.

  • DC coronavirus May 10

    DC Sets Date for Full Reopening

    On May 21, most restrictions will lift in D.C., including capacity limits and time restrictions at local businesses. The final reopening phase will come on June 11, when all capacity restrictions will be lifted on bars, nightclubs and large venues. News4’s Mark Segraves has more on the timeline.

  • DC pools Apr 28

    DC Outdoor Public Pools Will Open May 29

    It’s going to feel a lot more normal this summer. Outdoor public swimming pools in the District will open for the first time since 2019. News4’s Mark Segraves has what you need to know before diving in.

  • coronavirus Jun 22, 2020

    Phase 2 Begins in DC

    As D.C. enters phase two, there are questions about a recent spike in coronavirus cases and how the city will approach the upcoming Fourth of July holiday. News4’s Mark Segraves reports.

  • coronavirus Jun 22, 2020

    Gyms Open Under Phase 2 of DC Reopening

    As the District begins a second phase of reopening Monday, one fitness center sees a line wrapped around the block. News4’s Justin Finch gives a look into the new measures being taken for COVID-19.

  • coronavirus Jun 22, 2020

    Gyms, Restaurants Reopen as DC Begins Phase 2

    People in D.C. are eating in restaurants, visiting nail salons and heading to the gym for the first time in months. Phase two of reopening in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic started in the District on Monday. Additional restrictions have been lifted on restaurants, nonessential businesses and houses of worship, among others. The city was ready to move...

  • coronavirus Jun 19, 2020

    DC Mayor on Phase Two Reopening for Monday

    D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser announced that the city will reopen under phase two Monday, lifting restrictions and easing into new guidelines. News4’s Erika Gonzalez spoke with the mayor.

  • dc reopening Jun 19, 2020

    DC Ready for Phase 2 Reopening Monday

    Washington, D.C. will reopen under phase two Monday, which will relax restrictions affecting many public places and private businesses alike, Mayor Muriel Bowser announced Friday. Bowser tweeted the announcement that the city can begin the next phase of reopening. In an interview with News4, Bowser urged D.C. residents to continue to be vigilant and use caution. She said everyone...

  • coronavirus Jun 17, 2020

    DC Preparing to Enter Phase 2 of Reopening

    D.C. has seen 13 straight days of a decline in community spread of the coronavirus and is now on track to begin phase two of reopening as soon as Monday. News 4’s Mark Segraves reports on what that will look like.

  • dc reopening Jun 17, 2020

    DC Expects to Start Phase 2 Reopening on Monday If Trends Hold

    Washington, D.C., is on track to start phase two of reopening on Monday if trends hold, which would relax restrictions affecting many public places and private businesses alike, Mayor Muriel Bowser says. Restrictions on indoor dining, services at houses of worship, nail salons, playgrounds and more will be loosened under phase two, Bowser said Wednesday. Gatherings of up to 50…

  • coronavirus Jun 15, 2020

    DC to Give Update on When to Expect Phase 2

    D.C. could enter phase two of reopening on Friday, but the timeline depends on a few factors. News4’s Aimee Cho has the details.

  • dc reopening Jun 15, 2020

    DC to Give Update This Week on When Phase 2 Reopening Can Begin

    The end of this week is still the earliest that Washington, D.C., could start phase two reopening and lift some restrictions as the coronavirus pandemic continues. It may be possible for D.C. to enter phase two this Friday, June 19, Mayor Muriel Bowser said at a news conference Monday morning. She said she would give an update later this...

  • coronavirus Jun 13, 2020

    Free Coronavirus Testing Offered to Black Lives Matter Protesters

    Protests have medical professionals concerned about a corornavirus spike. Over the weekend, a local group co-funded by Sean Penn and Ann Lee, offered free COVID-19 testing to Black Lives Matter protesters in D.C. News4’s Derrick Ward reports.

  • coronavirus Jun 15, 2020

    DC Sees Increase in Community Spread of Coronavirus

    D.C. saw a rise in community spread of the coronavirus early this month, health officials announced Saturday.  About 67 people people were known to have developed symptoms on June 5, up from about 20 people just two days earlier.  This increase in community spread reset D.C.’s trend to nine days of decline. City officials have said they need to see…

  • DC Jun 5, 2020

    DC Not Ready to Enter Phase 2

    The District would have been able to begin phase two reopening at the earliest June 19. However, health officials are weary given the recent protests’ likelihood for spreading the coronavirus. News4’s Meagan Fitzgerald reports.

  • coronavirus May 29, 2020

    DC Reopens for Phase One

    The district began the first phase of reopening, what the mayor calls “stay-at-home light.” Businesses have started serving customers and residents are eager to pay them a visit. News4’s Mark Segraves reports.

  • coronavirus May 8, 2020

    DC Mayor Not Close to Reopening City

    D.C. reported one of the highest numbers of deaths on Friday. Coupled with a continued increase in cases, these numbers leave mayor Muriel Bowser unwilling to reopen the district. News4’s Mark Segraves reports.

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