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Posted on: November 29, 2021

Loudoun Workforce Resource Center Now Open in New Location

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The Loudoun Workforce Resource Center is now open at its new location in the AutoZone Shopping Center, 705 E Market Street, Suite E, in Leesburg. The center’s hours are: 

  • Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. 
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Posted on: November 29, 2021

Loudoun Continues Free COVID-19 Testing Events in December

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Loudoun County will continue to offer free, weekly COVID-19 testing events through December. The drive-thru events are scheduled for Tuesdays, 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., at various locations across the county:

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: November 23, 2021

Learn How to Reverse an Opioid Overdose November 29 or December 3

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Space is available in upcoming sessions of the Loudoun County Revive! opioid overdose reversal training. The virtual class lasts about one hour and is free. Anyone who uses opioids or knows someone who does is encouraged to take the class to learn how to ...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Loudoun County Now Offering COVID-19 Booster Appointments to All Adults

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The Virginia Department of Health (VDH) has authorized vaccine providers to begin administering booster doses of the Moderna and Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines to all adults, as recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and authorized...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Planning to Travel or Gather with Others Over the Holidays? Be Safe: Get Tested for COVID-19

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With the fall and winter holidays approaching, Loudoun County health officials advise those who are planning to travel or gather indoors with others to take precautions against COVID-19. This includes getting tested if you think you may have COVID-19 or h...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: November 18, 2021

New Operating Hours for Loudoun County Crisis Intervention Team Assessment Center

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Effective Friday, November 19, 2021, the Loudoun County Crisis Intervention Team Assessment Center (CITAC), located at 102 Heritage Way, NE in Leesburg, will be open 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. The CITAC will be closed on weekends and h...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: November 15, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccination Appointments for Ages 5-11 Available Now

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COVID-19 vaccinations for children ages 5 to 11 are now widely available throughout Loudoun County. The county’s Dulles Town Center clinic has vaccination appointments for children in this age group open as early as Tuesday, November 16, 2021. Additional ...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: November 9, 2021

Loudoun County Seeks Proposals from Rental Property Owners for Project-Based Vouchers

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The Loudoun County Office of Housing will accept proposals November 12 - December 13, 2021, from the owners of rental property to contract with the county for Project-Based Vouchers (PBVs). PBVs will be awarded to rental property owners for assistance tie...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: November 4, 2021

Loudoun County to Begin Vaccinating Children Ages 5 to 11 Against COVID-19 Nov. 5

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The Loudoun County Health Department is now offering appointments for children ages 5 to 11 to receive the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine following approval by the Virginia Department of Health (VDH). The VDH approval for use of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for i...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: October 29, 2021

Loudoun Workforce Resource Center Relocating, Temporarily Pausing In-Person Services

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The Loudoun Workforce Resource Center will be relocating to the AutoZone Shopping Center, 705 E Market Street, Suite E, in Leesburg next month. The last day for in-person services at the current location in the Shenandoah Office Building will be Monday, N...

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Posted on: October 27, 2021

Human Service Nonprofit Grant Application Process for Fiscal Year 2023 Opens November 8

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Loudoun County’s nonprofit grant application process for community nonprofit organizations will open on November 8, 2021, when the Fiscal Year 2023 (FY 2023) Human Service Nonprofit Grant Application will be made available at loudoun.gov/nonprofitgrants.

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: October 27, 2021

Loudoun Offers Mental Health Education & Substance Abuse Prevention Programs in November

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Loudoun County offers ongoing mental health education and substance abuse prevention programs. All programs are free, but registration is required, and seats are limited. The schedule of upcoming classes for November 2021 is as follows:

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: October 26, 2021

Loudoun County Hypothermia Shelter Opens November 15

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The Loudoun County Hypothermia Shelter will open Monday, November 15, 2021, for single adults aged 18 and older in the community who are experiencing a housing crisis resulting in homelessness. The shelter, which provides a warm indoor sleeping environmen...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: October 26, 2021

Loudoun Workforce Resource Center Offers Saturday Seminars in November

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The Loudoun Workforce Resource Center will host virtual workshops on three Saturdays in November for Loudoun County job seekers as well as current workers seeking to upgrade their skills.

“We are delighted to once again offer ‘Saturday Seminars in November...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: October 22, 2021

Loudoun to Offer J&J and Moderna COVID-19 Booster Doses in Addition to Pfizer to Eligible Groups

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The Virginia Department of Health (VDH) has authorized local health districts to begin administering booster doses of the Johnson & Johnson (J&J) and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines for certain individuals as recommended by the Centers for Disease Contr...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: October 18, 2021

Community Development Block Grant Process is Underway in Loudoun

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Loudoun County has opened the application process for the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program. The CDBG program provides funding on an annual basis for local projects that address a variety of housing, public service and community development...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: October 15, 2021

Dr. Ramia Gupta is New Medical Director of Mental Health, Substance Abuse & Developmental Services

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Loudoun County announces the appointment of Dr. Ramia Gupta as medical director for the Department of Mental Health, Substance Abuse & Developmental Services (MHSADS). As medical director for MHSADS, Dr. Gupta will plan, organize and manage the medica...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: October 8, 2021

Workforce Resource Center to Host Job Fair Tailgate with Local Employers October 21

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The Loudoun Workforce Resource Center will host a Loudoun Job Fair Tailgate with local employers Thursday, October 21, 2021, 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. at Philip A. Bolen Memorial Park, 42405 Claudia Drive, Leesburg, in the parking lots adjacent to fields 12 ...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: October 5, 2021

October Classes Scheduled for Mental Health & Substance Abuse Programs

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New class dates have been scheduled in October 2021 for Loudoun County’s ongoing mental health and substance abuse prevention trainings efforts. All programs are free, but registration is required, and seats are limited.

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: October 5, 2021

Loudoun County Expands Free COVID-19 Testing Events to Weekly Beginning Oct. 12

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Loudoun County is expanding its twice-a-month COVID-19 testing events to weekly, beginning Tuesday, October 12, 2021. The additional testing events will give residents more options for free testing as the county continues to experience a high level of com...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: October 4, 2021

Next Session of Online Initiative to Develop Fatherhood Skills Begins October 19

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The next session of the program sponsored by the Loudoun County Department of Family Services to help fathers build skills to become even stronger dads begins Tuesday, October 19, 2021. All fathers are welcome to attend the free, 12-week virtual program.&...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: October 1, 2021

Loudoun Board of Supervisors Adopts Unmet Housing Needs Strategic Plan

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The Loudoun County Board of Supervisors has adopted the Unmet Housing Needs Strategic Plan (UHNSP), which is designed to help the county and its partners improve housing access, quality and affordability for all families. The plan identifies strategies an...

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Posted on: September 28, 2021

Loudoun Medical Reserve Corps Seeks Volunteer Vaccinators to Help Protect Community’s Health

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The Loudoun Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) is issuing a call for volunteer vaccinators—especially for those who are comfortable with vaccinating young children—to help in protecting the community’s health as the COVID-19 pandemic continues. The county antici...

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Posted on: September 27, 2021

Loudoun Offers COVID-19 Boosters to Eligible Groups of People Who Received Pfizer Vaccine

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The Virginia Department of Health (VDH) has authorized local health districts to begin administering booster doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for certain individuals as recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Loud...

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Posted on: September 22, 2021

Public Invited to Fair Housing Public Forum in Loudoun October 6, 2021

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The Loudoun County Office of Housing invites residents to attend a virtual fair housing public forum and input session as part of the process to develop a regional fair housing plan. The virtual public forum will be held on Wednesday, October 6, 2021 from...

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Posted on: September 20, 2021

Loudoun County COVID-19 Vaccine Booster Update

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On Friday, September 17, 2021, a Food and Drug Administration (FDA) advisory panel endorsed COVID-19 booster doses of the Pfizer vaccine for those who are 65 or older or run a high risk of severe disease. This does not mean, however, that a booster dose i...

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Posted on: September 13, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccination Site at Dulles Town Center to Reopen Sept. 17 by Appointment Only

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In preparation for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Virginia Department of Health (VDH) recommendations for COVID-19 vaccine booster doses and for vaccinating children ages 5-12, Loudoun County will resume vaccination operations by...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: September 7, 2021

Loudoun County Offers New Mental Health Education Programs

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In recognition of Suicide Prevention Awareness Month and National Recovery Month, Loudoun County is expanding its mental health education programs with two new training opportunities for members of the public. These programs will be part of the county’s o...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: September 3, 2021

Loudoun County Resumes Free COVID-19 Testing Events

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As Loudoun County continues to experience a high level of community transmission of COVID-19, the county will again offer free COVID-19 testing events twice monthly to give residents an additional option for free testing. The drive-thru events are schedul...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: August 31, 2021

Loudoun Allocates American Rescue Plan Act Funding to Nonprofits and Faith-Based Organizations

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Loudoun County has allocated nearly $2.5 million to 36 local nonprofits and faith-based organizations that are working to mitigate the negative impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. The allocation is part of the county’s American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 fundi...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: August 27, 2021

Loudoun Offers Virtual Parent Support Group

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Loudoun County is offering “Parenting Wisely,” a virtual parent support program for parents of middle school- and high school-aged children. 

The program helps parents learn strategies and techniques to better support their chi...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: August 20, 2021

Loudoun County Offers Financing Opportunities for First-Time Homebuyers

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Loudoun County announces the availability of $10 million provided by Virginia Housing (VH) to help first-time homebuyers. The allocation of funding through VH’s Sponsoring Partnerships and Revitalizing Communities (SPARC) program will provide lower intere...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: August 20, 2021

Loudoun County to Extend Dulles Town Center Vaccination Site Operations by One Week

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Loudoun County will continue providing COVID-19 vaccinations to anyone 12 years and older at the Dulles Town Center clinic for an additional week beyond the previously scheduled closure of the facility. The vaccination site is now scheduled to close perma...

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Posted on: August 19, 2021

Loudoun Workforce Resource Center Offers Career Assistance During Workforce Development Month

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During September -- Workforce Development Month -- the Loudoun Workforce Resource Center will feature special virtual and in-person events at no cost for job seekers and people who are considering changing careers. 

“As we all continue t...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: August 19, 2021

Health Officials Recommend Booster Shots Against COVID-19

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Federal health officials have announced a plan to provide booster shots to those people who have received two doses of either the Pfizer or Moderna COVID-19 vaccine. The announcement comes as the Delta variant continues to spread and scientific data indic...

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Posted on: August 18, 2021

Loudoun County Seeks Volunteers to Serve on Lyme Disease Commission

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The Loudoun County Lyme Disease Commission has a critical need for volunteer members so that it can resume its work to help mitigate Lyme disease in the county. Anyone interested in serving on the Lyme Commission is encouraged to visit loudoun.gov/advisor...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: August 16, 2021

What You Need to Know Now About Additional Doses of COVID-19 Vaccine

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Virginia is now offering a third dose of COVID-19 vaccine to people who received two doses of either Pfizer or Moderna and are moderately and severely immunocompromised. This follows the recommendation of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CD...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: August 11, 2021

Dangerously Hot Weather, Storms Possible in Loudoun; Officials Offer Advice on Staying Safe

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With extreme heat and humidity in the forecast over the next few days and an excessive heat watch in effect Thursday, August 12, 2021, Loudoun County officials advise residents to be prepared and take precautions against the dangerously hot conditions, wh...

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Posted on: August 11, 2021

Loudoun Hosts Back-to-School Free COVID-19 Testing Event August 16

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The Loudoun County Health Department will host a special COVID-19 testing event to provide parents and students who are returning from summer vacations and preparing to head back to school in the coming weeks with an opportunity to receive a free test for...

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Posted on: August 10, 2021

Six Things to Know About the Delta Variant and Why Masks Are So Important Now

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Over the past few weeks, public health experts and the news media have published a lot of information about the Delta variant of the virus that causes COVID-19. It can be difficult to understand what you need to know and how this information affects you, ...

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Posted on: August 5, 2021

Loudoun County to Require Face Masks Inside County Facilities

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Effective Monday, August 9, 2021, Loudoun County Government will require all employees and visitors to county facilities —regardless of vaccination status—to wear face masks while inside all county facilities in a renewed effort to red...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: August 2, 2021

August is National Immunization Awareness Month

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Loudoun County health officials encourage residents to observe National Immunization Awareness Month in August by scheduling appointments for routine vaccinations. The annual observance highlights the importance of getting recommended vaccines at each sta...

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Posted on: July 26, 2021

COVID-19 Cases Increasing in Loudoun County; Health Officials Encourage Unvaccinated to Seek Vaccine

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Health officials report that over the past month, the number of new cases of COVID-19 have increased significantly in Loudoun County, in Virginia and throughout the United States, fueled by the coronavirus Delta variant.

“The number of cases is clearly hea...

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Posted on: July 14, 2021

Updated Hours for COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic at Dulles Town Center as of July 27; Clinic Closes Aug. 24

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As demand for COVID-19 vaccine from Loudoun County continues to decrease and as more providers in the community continue to offer COVID-19 vaccine, Loudoun County is adjusting the hours of operation at its Dulles Town Center clinic effective Tuesday, July...

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Posted on: July 9, 2021

Loudoun Workforce Resource Center Certified as One-Stop Center

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The Loudoun Workforce Resource Center has been certified as a Virginia Career Works One-Stop Affiliate Center site by the Virginia Board of Workforce Development (VBWD). The VBWD sets policies and oversees operations of the U.S. Workforce Innovation and O...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: June 23, 2021

Loudoun Nonprofits, Faith-Based Organizations Encouraged to Apply for American Rescue Plan Act Funds

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Nonprofits and faith-based organizations serving Loudoun County residents are encouraged to apply for financial assistance available through the county’s American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funding. This funding will support organizations that are working to ...

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Posted on: June 22, 2021

Carl Rush is New Loudoun County Chief Equity Officer

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Carl A. Rush has been selected as the new Loudoun County Chief Equity Officer, County Administrator Tim Hemstreet announced today. Rush was selected for the new position after a nationwide recruitment. His appointment is effective July 8, 2021.

The newly f...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: June 7, 2021

Walk-in Service Now Available at Loudoun COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic

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Loudoun County is now offering walk-in service at the COVID-19 vaccination clinic, which is located at Dulles Town Center, 21090 Dulles Town Circle in Sterling. Individuals 12 years and older are eligible for vaccination on a first-come, first-served basi...

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Posted on: May 27, 2021

Social Distancing & Capacity Restrictions End May 28; Unvaccinated People Should Still Wear Masks

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Beginning Friday, May 28, 2021, Loudoun County will implement Governor Ralph Northam’s Executive Order 79 (PDF), which lifts all remaining capacity limits for gatherings and social distancing requirements in previous executive orders that have b...

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Posted on: May 18, 2021

New Operating Hours for Loudoun COVID-19 Information Line

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Effective this week, Loudoun County will change the hours of operation for the COVID-19 information line to Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., excluding holidays when Loudoun County government administrative offices are closed. This change eli...

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Posted on: May 13, 2021

Loudoun County to Begin Vaccinating Adolescents Ages 12-15; Streamlines Appointment-Making Process

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The Loudoun County Health Department will begin offering COVID-19 vaccinations by appointment to adolescents ages 12 to 15 on Thursday, May 13, 2021, following approval by the Virginia Department of Health (VDH). Vaccinations are free of charge for everyo...

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Posted on: April 29, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccine Online Self-Scheduling Now Open to Loudoun Residents, No Pre-Registration Required

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Beginning today, Thursday, April 29, individuals 16 and over can directly schedule an appointment online to receive a free COVID-19 vaccine at the Loudoun County Health Department vaccination clinic located at Dulles Town Center in Sterling.

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Posted on: April 26, 2021

Loudoun to Resume Use of Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine

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The Loudoun County Health Department will resume using the single-dose Johnson and Johnson (J&J) COVID-19 vaccine following a joint announcement by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Food and Drug Administration (FDA) indicating ...

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Posted on: April 23, 2021

Assistance Available for Loudoun Residents Impacted by COVID-19

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While COVID-19 vaccines are bringing hope for the future, the pandemic’s economic impact continues to affect Loudoun County residents. 

If you or someone you know has been economically affected, Loudoun’s Information and Referr...

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Posted on: April 21, 2021

Loudoun Board of Supervisors Approves Nonprofit Human Service Grant Funding Awards for FY 2022

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The Loudoun County Board of Supervisors approved annual awards for funding to community nonprofit organizations during its meeting on April 20, 2021. Funding opportunities were made available to tax-exempt, private, nonprofit 501(c)3 organizations that pr...

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Posted on: April 13, 2021

Loudoun Pauses Use of Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine

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The Loudoun County Health Department will pause its use of the single-dose Johnson and Johnson (J&J) vaccine immediately in accordance with the Virginia Department of Health’s announcement this morning. 

As of this morning, approxima...

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Posted on: April 12, 2021

Loudoun County Moves to Phase 2 of COVID-19 Vaccination Plan; Includes Everyone 16 and Older

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The Loudoun County Health Department is announcing that effective Monday, April 12, 2021, Loudoun County is expanding COVID-19 vaccination opportunities to include all Loudoun County residents who are 16 years of age and older and encourages them to pre-r...

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Posted on: April 5, 2021

Loudoun Expands COVID-19 Vaccinations to Include All Essential Workers in Virginia’s Phase 1c Group

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The Loudoun County Health Department is announcing that effective today, Monday, April 5, 2021, Loudoun County will expand COVID-19 vaccination opportunities to include all people who are in the Virginia Department of Health’s Phase 1c priority ...

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Posted on: April 1, 2021

Loudoun Makes Significant Progress on Vaccination Waitlist

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Loudoun County continues to make progress through the waitlist of people who are pre-registered for a COVID-19 vaccine. As a result, the county is currently making vaccination appointments for people who are pre-registered and in Virginia’s Phas...

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Posted on: March 22, 2021

Loudoun County Officials Recommend Against Spring Break Travel; Urge Continued Vigilance

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The Loudoun County Health Department continues to discourage non-essential travel at this time, particularly for spring break and upcoming holidays, to slow the spread of COVID-19 and limit the potential of bringing variant forms of the coronavirus back i...

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Posted on: March 19, 2021

Loudoun Expands COVID-19 Vaccinations to Include All Essential Workers in Virginia’s Phase 1b Group

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The Loudoun County Health Department is announcing that effective today, Friday, March 19, 2021, Loudoun County will begin expanding COVID-19 vaccination opportunities to all Virginia Department of Health Phase 1b priority groups, which include people 65 ...

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Posted on: February 19, 2021

Loudoun Hosts Free COVID-19 Mass Testing Event February 24; Schedules Smaller Events through March

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Loudoun County’s schedule of free, drive thru COVID-19 testing events includes a large-scale event February 24 and smaller, twice-weekly testing events through March. 

The testing events are open to all. There are no age or residency requirements....

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Posted on: February 12, 2021

Loudoun COVID-19 Vaccine Pre-screen Survey to Close Friday, Feb. 12 at 5:00 P.M.

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The Virginia Department of Health has announced the launch of a Statewide Vaccine Pre-Registration System to provide a unified and comprehensive process for people in Virginia to pre-register for the COVID-19 vaccine. 

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Posted on: January 15, 2021

Health Department Launches Online COVID-19 Vaccine Pre-Screening Survey; Adds Adults 65+ to Phase 1b

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The Commonwealth of Virginia announced on January 14, 2021, that Virginia would follow federal guidelines issued earlier this week and move adults aged 65 and older from Phase 1c into Phase 1b. This change also moves people aged 16 through 64 years with a...

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Posted on: January 6, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccine: When and Where Do You Get It?

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Virginia Governor Ralph Northam has provided additional details about the commonwealth’s COVID-19 vaccination efforts that will begin to ramp up in the coming weeks. This announcement provides additional clarity to when and where members of the public wil...

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Posted on: December 14, 2020

Virtual Northern Virginia Housing Expo Begins Jan. 1; Features Resources for Homebuyers and Renters

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The 2021 Northern Virginia Housing Expo will launch January 1, 2021, as a free virtual event. The online expo, geared to first-time homebuyers and renters, will feature the three key aspects of the annual regional housing expo in a virtual format: an exhi...

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Posted on: October 7, 2019

Loudoun Housing Initiatives Earn Accolades, Boost Planning Efforts

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Loudoun County was recognized with two Virginia Housing Awards at the Virginia Governor’s Housing Conference in November, giving a nod to efforts to address the complex issue of unmet housing needs in one of the fastest growing counties in the nation.&...

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Posted on: October 7, 2019

Workforce Resource Center Schedules Information Sessions on Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act

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Jump start the new year with career support at the Loudoun Workforce Resource Center. The center administers the federal Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) program in Loudoun County with services provided by trained employment counselors, inc...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: November 14, 2019

Loudoun Kicks Off Human Services Strategic Plan Advisory Committee

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Loudoun County’s newly-established Human Services Strategic Plan Advisory Committee kicked off its efforts to create a healthy, thriving, safe and inclusive community during an inaugural meeting November 14, 2019. The committee will implement Loudoun Coun...

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Posted on: October 24, 2019

Loudoun Nonprofit Grant Funding Application Available November 13, 2019

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Loudoun County’s grant application process for human service nonprofit organizations kicks off Wednesday, November 13, 2019, with the posting of the Fiscal Year 2021 (FY 2021) Human Service Nonprofit Grant Application at loudoun.gov/NonProfitGra...

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Posted on: November 15, 2019

Workforce Resource Center to Host Job Fair with Local Employers December 6

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The Loudoun Workforce Resource Center will host its second Loudoun Job Fair this fall on Friday, December 6, 2019, from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Shenandoah Office Building, 102 Heritage Way NE, second floor, in Leesburg.  

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Posted on: October 25, 2019

Loudoun County Cold Weather Shelter Opens November 15

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The Loudoun County Cold Weather Shelter will open Friday, November 15, 2019, for adults in the community who are experiencing a housing crisis resulting in homelessness. The shelter, which provides a warm indoor sleeping environment, will be open 8:00 p.m...

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Posted on: November 4, 2019

Free Training on Fair Housing Offered in Loudoun November 19, 2019

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Loudoun County will sponsor a Fair Housing training Tuesday, November 19, 2019, 1:00 - 4:00 p.m., at the Elections and Voter Registration Office, 750 Miller Drive, SE, Suite C, in Leesburg. The training may be of particular interest to developers, builder...

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Posted on: October 16, 2019

County Launches Unmet Housing Needs Strategic Plan Process with October 30 Open House

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Loudoun County will host an open house to kick off the Unmet Housing Needs Strategic Plan process. The open house will be held at the Eastern Loudoun Service Center, 21641 Ridgetop Circle, Sterling, on Wednesday, October 30, 2019, from 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: October 15, 2019

Loudoun County Offers HOPE Cards to Domestic Violence Victims

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Loudoun County has joined with more than a dozen jurisdictions in Virginia in offering the HOPE card to victims of domestic and sexual violence who have obtained long-term protective orders.  

The laminated wallet-sized HOPE card provides the esse...

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Posted on: October 10, 2019

Loudoun County Health Department Offers Free Flu Shots October 26 in Sterling

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The Loudoun County Health Department will offer free flu shots at the Sterling Community Center, 120 Enterprise Street, Sterling, Saturday, October 26, 2019, beginning at 10:00 a.m. Free flu shots will be offered to anyone 9 years and older on a first-com...

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Posted on: October 1, 2019

Community Development Block Grant Process is Underway in Loudoun

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Loudoun County has opened the application process for the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program. The CDBG program provides funding on an annual basis for local projects that address a variety of housing, public service and community development...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: October 1, 2019

Workforce Resource Center to Host Job Fair with Local Employers October 10

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The Loudoun Workforce Resource Center will host the Loudoun Job Fair on Thursday, October 10, 2019, from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the Eastern Loudoun Family Services Center, 21641 Ridgetop Circle in Sterling. 

The Loudoun Job Fair will feature local e...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: September 26, 2019

Loudoun County Hosts Census Jobs Recruitment Sessions in October

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The Loudoun Workforce Resource Center is hosting a series of information sessions with the U.S. Census Bureau in October to recruit for and fill U.S. census enumerator positions. 

Hundreds of U.S. census enumerator positions are needed in local Lo...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: September 20, 2019

Loudoun’s Efforts to Fight Domestic Violence Boosted by Federal Grant

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Loudoun County has received a $750,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Justice to strengthen the county’s current coordinated community response to domestic violence. Loudoun County applied for the grant in collaboration with the Leesburg Poli...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: September 19, 2019

Loudoun County Initiative to Develop Fatherhood Skills Begins October 7, 2019

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A free 12-week program sponsored by the Loudoun County Department of Family Services will help fathers develop skills they can use to be more involved in their children’s lives. 

Area fathers are invited to register for the National Fath...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: September 13, 2019

Loudoun County Celebrates Opening of Affordable Housing Community

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Loudoun County officials joined with community partners on Thursday, September 12, 2019, to celebrate the opening of the Stone Springs Apartments complex in Sterling, a property that will provide affordable housing for 128 families in eastern Loudoun.

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: September 10, 2019

Workforce Resource Center Invites Job Seekers to Open House September 19, 2019

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Loudoun County’s celebration of Workforce Development Month continues with special events hosted by the Loudoun Workforce Resource Center throughout September. 

Among the many events scheduled is a Job Seeker Open House at the Workforce ...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: August 27, 2019

Loudoun Seeks Members for New Human Services Strategic Plan Advisory Committee

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Loudoun County is now accepting applications from individuals interested in serving on the newly created Loudoun County Human Services Strategic Plan Advisory Committee.

The committee will implement the strategies outlined in the Human Services Strategic P...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: August 19, 2019

Loudoun Workforce Resource Center Hosts Commuting Workshop September 4

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Interested in expanding your job search, but are unsure about commuting to various locations throughout the region?  Register now for the Carpooling, Trip Planning Services & Commuter Incentives workshop Wednesday, September 4, 2019, from 10:...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: August 16, 2019

Information Session on Senior Employment Program in Loudoun Set for August 29, 2019

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The Loudoun Workforce Resource Center will host an information session on the Senior Community Services Employment Program Thursday, August 29, 2019, from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the center, 102 Heritage Way NE (first floor), Leesburg.The program is de...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: August 14, 2019

Loudoun Workforce Resource Center Offers Career Assistance During Workforce Development Month

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During September -- Workforce Development Month -- the Loudoun Workforce Resource Center will feature special events and workshops at no cost for job seekers and employers. Registration is required where noted. 

Open House

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: August 1, 2019

Health Alert: Potential Hepatitis A Exposure at Local Restaurant

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An employee at Señor Ramon at 22455 Davis Drive in Sterling, Virginia, has been diagnosed with hepatitis A. As a result, persons eating at this restaurant from July 10, 2019 through July 26, 2019 may have been exposed to hepatitis A.  Management ...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: July 19, 2019

Selected Loudoun County Facilities to Serve as Cooling Centers with Extended Weekend Hours

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During this period of excessive heat, selected Loudoun County facilities will operate as cooling centers with extended weekend hours. 

Saturday, July 20, 2019, Extended Hours

  • The Loudoun Valley Community Center will be open from 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 p...
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Health & Human Services
Posted on: July 17, 2019

Stay Cool! Five Things to Know About the Heat in Loudoun

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The National Weather Service says dangerous heat and humidity are likely Friday through Sunday across Loudoun and the region. It’s possible that the heat index, a measure of how hot it really feels, will reach as high as 110 degrees during the a...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: July 11, 2019

Loudoun County Human Services Strategic Plan Unveiled

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Loudoun County, in partnership with local nonprofit organizations, has developed the county’s first, community-wide Human Services Strategic Plan. The plan provides a roadmap for implementing improved, coordinated systems of care that meet the c...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: July 10, 2019

Loudoun Homeless Services Center Reopens

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After an extensive renovation, which prompted a temporary relocation of services, the Loudoun County Homeless Services Center has reopened and is providing all of its normal services at the facility located at 19520 Meadowview Court in Leesburg. ...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: June 27, 2019

Complete Count Committee: SCOTUS Decision on 2020 Census a Step Forward

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The U.S. Supreme Court has issued an opinion that blocks a citizenship question on the 2020 U.S. Census questionnaire, which the Loudoun County Complete Count Committee (LC-CCC) had perceived as a barrier to its efforts to make sure that everyone living i...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: May 24, 2019

Loudoun County Foster Parents Celebrated for Exceptional Service

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Loudoun County is celebrating and recognizing local foster parents for their service to the community. 

Loudoun County’s foster parents were lauded by the Department of Family Services at a recognition event last week. The foster care program is c...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: July 19, 2019

Excessive Heat Warning in Effect for Loudoun; County Facilities to Serve as Cooling Centers

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The National Weather Service has issued an excessive heat warning for Loudoun County for Friday, July 19, 2019, forecasting temperatures in the mid to upper 90s and heat index values of up to 110 degrees. 

When the National Weather Service issues ...

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Health & Human Services