The new requirement comes as Alexandria sees its first significant uptick in COVID-19 cases since May. The city issued new guidance recommending that even vaccinated residents begin wearing masks indoors again.
“Following a recent increase of cases, Alexandria has been elevated to a state of substantial COVID-19 community transmission for the first time since early May,” the city said on its website. “Other Northern Virginia jurisdictions are also either in moderate or substantial community transmission.”
The city continued, “The Alexandria Health Department (AHD) urges community members to take common sense precautions to reduce the risk of illness during this spike, such as choosing outdoor gatherings over indoor gatherings, staying home, getting tested when symptomatic, and wearing masks in public indoor settings.”
The Torpedo Factory noted on Twitter that modified hours of operation for the art gallery are 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Wednesday through Sunday.
Please note that effective immediately, the City of Alexandria requires ALL VISITORS must wear masks when visiting the Art Center. Thank you for staying safe while enjoying art! Our modified hours are Wednesday-Sunday, 10-6pm. We hope to see you soon… https://t.co/B86nB3y3G9 pic.twitter.com/KI8NBF79Zp
— Torpedo Factory (@TorpedoFactory) July 29, 2021
Mindy’s Catering, a catering company based out of the Berkley neighborhood in D.C., is moving to an industrial park just across the street from the Victory Center. A special use…
Zen kitty Callie is looking for a new home in Alexandria. The 13-year-old female domestic longhaired brown and gray tabby cat is up for adoption with the Animal Welfare League…
The Alexandria City Council unanimously approved a collective bargaining agreement with the Southern States Police Benevolent Association, ushering in a new era of collaboration with city employees. If likely approved…
As a time of giving, Ask McEnearney spotlights the community revitalization in Alexandria.
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Monarch Montessori School, located in the education center at 218 East Monroe Avenue, is currently enrolling infants and toddlers for the 2022-2023 school year. We’re an authentic Montessori preschool with a STEM emphasis!
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The Symphony Orchestra of Northern Virginia (SONOVA) presents “Brassy Jazzy Christmas,” a strong lineup of Christmas and holiday favorites. Inspired by Stan Keton’s album “A Merry Christmas!,” SONOVA has created a jazz band–substituting french
Join in Alexandria’s favorite Thanksgiving tradition- the 47th Turkey Trot 5 Mile Race. Alexandria’s favorite Thanksgiving morning tradition, the Alexandria Turkey Trot, returns to the streets of Del Ray on Thursday, November 24 at 9 a.m. In the spirit of