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Health officials probe potential measles exposures in Northern Virginia

Out of an abundance of caution, health districts in northern Virginia are informing people who were at various locations listed below Sept. 3-9 during the specified time frames, that they may have been exposed to one of three people diagnosed with measles.

Experienced Va. wildland firefighter crews and managers head west to help fight fires

Virginia Department of Forestry has deployed 39 employees to serve as ground forces on fire line crews or as support staff in fire management roles throughout the west. The firefighters from Virginia will be fighting blazes in remote locations, under adverse weather conditions. Assignments are normally for a 14-day period, not counting travel.

FHA extends moratorium on evictions for foreclosed borrowers to Sept. 30

The Federal Housing Administration (FHA) on July 30, 2021, announced an extension of its moratorium on evictions for foreclosed borrowers and their occupants through September 30, 2021, and noted the expiration of the foreclosure moratorium on July 31, 2021.

Nokesville and Evergreen trash service changing to self-serve

Trash and recycling collection staff at the Nokesville and Evergreen sites will no longer remove material from customers' vehicles. Residents should "come prepared to use this program on a self-serve basis," according to a county news release.

Grand opening of Warrior Challenge Course at Locust Shade Park in PWC

This ninja warrior-style outdoor obstacle course is located 1.5 miles from Marine Corp Base Quantico. Seth Hendler-Voss, Director of Prince William County Parks, Recreation & Tourism, said "the project removed existing barriers to accessibility at the park and complements MCBQ’s portfolio of high-quality recreation resources with a collection of unique fitness amenities that are presently not offered for Marine families.”

Wittman asks Pelosi to cancel August break so Congree can work on appropriations

With less than two weeks in session before Congress takes our taxpayer funded recess, the full House has yet to even complete one of the 12 Fiscal Year 2022 appropriations bills that fund the government. As I did in an earlier letter on June 9, I again encourage you to cancel the August district work period and keep members in Washington, D.C. as long as it takes to complete the work of the people.

PW Health Department’s mobile vaccine unit will make two stops in Manassas Wednesday,July 15

Pfizer and Johnson & Johnson COVID vaccine will be available Wednesday, July 15, at Fresh World American & International Supermarket on Liberia Ave. in Manassas and 7-Eleven at 9166 Mathis Avenue.

Police seek information about Monday morning homicide of juvenile, 17,  in Woodbridge

On July 12 at 11:01AM, Prince William County Police officers responded to the 4700 block of Still Pl in Woodbridge (22193) to investigate a shooting. When officers arrived, they located a male juvenile suffering from gunshot wounds.

Manassas Mall Covid vaccine site closing down; final day is July 24

Vaccination efforts are winding down at the Prince William Health District (PWHD) Manassas Mall COVID-19 clinic due to the drop-off in demand for the vaccines. The final day to get vaccinated at the mall clinic is July 24.

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