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Coalition of local governments, NOVA, and job experts to help get residents back to work for free

The governments of Prince William County and Manassas have joined forces with employment experts and NOVA to help local residents affected by COVID-19 get back to work by receiving free education and workforce supportive services.

PWC cancels COVID-19 testing sites for tomorrow, Aug. 4, due to hurricane

All COVID-19 Testing scheduled for tomorrow, Tuesday, August 4, 2020 at James Long Park and Cloverdale Park has been cancelled due to the anticipated impact from Tropical Storm Isaias.

OmniRide staff will welcome back riders at commuter lots - buses on Friday schedule

OmniRide has resumed operating all routes and increased service levels on OmniRide Express buses. Weekday Express service to destinations in Northern Virginia and Washington, D.C. are running on a Friday schedule. The increase in service levels was based on the improving COVID-19 conditions, and the Governor’s order to begin reopening the state.

Local households impacted by COVID-19 can now apply for HUD emergency housing assistance funds

Help in paying mortgage, rent and utility bills due to COVID-19 is now available for residents of Prince William County, Manassas and Manassas Park through HUD. Prince William County Office of Housing and Community Development is doing the paperwork for the federal program.

Covide Phase 3 restrictions start July 1; some PWC offices open on limited basis

County employees who serve the public are required to wear a mask and practice social distancing. Members of the public must wear a mask when entering county buildings. Public service counters in the McCoart Building, Sudley North, Development Services Building, and Hellwig will open.

PWC pools won’t open and 600-800 out of summer pool jobs

Prince William County says its outdoor pools and waterparks won't be open this summer and 600-800 won't have summer jobs at the pools due to health and operational concerns related to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Prince William Co. partners with Health Dept. and Walmart for coronavirus testing starting May 15

Beginning May 15, 2020, the site is open Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays weekly 7 a.m. to 9 a.m., weather permitting. Appointments must be made through eTrueNorth’s online portal at http://www.DoINeedaCOVID19test.com which, will screen individuals to ensure they meet CDC eligibility for testing. Those tested will need to wear a mask and stay in their cars for verification of eligibility criteria, ID check, and self-administered test. For the safety of all those on-site, the test site is not available to those who walk up.

Va. Cooperative Extension offers gardening advice remotely via Zoom starting April 23

Are you thinking about starting a garden but are unsure where to start? Virginia Cooperative Extension says it can help remotely.

Balls Ford Rd. Compost Facility closed April 22 for paving

The Balls Ford Road Compost Facility, located at 13000 Balls Ford Road, Manassas, and operated by Prince William County's Solid Waste Division, will be closed tomorrow, Wednesday, April 22, for paving of the entrance and convenience center.

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