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Morning Notes

Virginia Launching Statewide Vaccine Pre-Registration System — “The Virginia Department of Health (VDH) will launch a statewide system to help citizens pre-register for the COVID-19 vaccine. The new system will supersede the Alexandria Health Department’s own pre-registration form. It will be operational on Tuesday, Feb 16 at 8 a.m.” [Zebra]

Alexandria Firefighters Oppose Collective Bargaining Agreement — “Employees and labor unions within the City of #Alexandiava attempted to sit down with the City Manager to come up with fair Collective Bargaining agreement. He ignored the employee’s voices and made a management friendly agreement.” [Twitter]

Alexandria Budget Public Hearing on Thursday — “Alexandria City Manager Mark Jinks invites the public to a virtual presentation of his proposed Fiscal Year 2022 Operating Budget and Capital Improvement Program on Thursday, February 18, at 7 p.m.” [Twitter]

Homesense Opens Franconia Store — “Fans of the store Homesense now have a shorter trip to get their home goods fix. The popular home store opened its first location in the Alexandria area at 7005 Manchester Blvd. in the Festival at Manchester Lakes shopping center on Thursday.” [Alexandria Living]

Today’s Weather — “Intervals of clouds and sunshine (during the day). Slight chance of a rain shower. High 54F. W winds at 5 to 10 mph, increasing to 15 to 25 mph… Clear (in the evening). Low 24F. Winds NW at 15 to 25 mph.” [Weather.com]

New Job: Entry Level Personal Fitness Trainer — “We are looking for coachable, enthusiastic, and dependable people who want to enter the field of personal training. No prior fitness experience or fitness education required! We will hire and teach you everything you need to know to become a Certified Personal Trainer with The Perfect Workout!” [Indeed]

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To read my story, please see the attached letter.

To contact me directly, please email me at [email protected] or call at 571-428-5065. My living donor coordinator at INOVA Hospital, Amileen Cruz can be reached at (703) 776-8370 , or via email at [email protected]

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