City of Alexandria Provides COVID-19 Updates; Managing Health and Wellness; Virtual Fun and Fitness

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City of Alexandria Provides COVID-19 Updates; Managing Health and Wellness; Virtual Fun and Fitness 

­­For Immediate Release: April 28, 2020

The City of Alexandria and the Alexandria Health Department (AHD) strongly urge everyone to follow state orders to STAY HOME except for essential trips such as food purchases and medical care, and keep 6 feet apart from others when in public. Your neighbors and loved ones are counting on you to stop the spread of COVID-19. 

Mental Health and Wellness During COVID-19  

It can be emotionally draining to handle the stresses of being an essential worker on-site; working from home; educating and entertaining children; or managing a household. The City’s COVID-19 Wellness Resource Guide contains a range of resources for individuals, parents, children, families and responders.  

City Offers Virtual Fun, Fitness

Looking for ways to challenge your mind and body while connecting with your community? Virtual programming options are now available through RPCA at Home! Enjoy free performances, fitness classes, poetry readings, and activities for youth. New activities are added regularly; visit alexandriava.gov/Recreation.

26 New COVID-19 Cases and 2 Fatalities Added in Alexandria

The cumulative number of COVID-19 cases in Alexandria is now 653, including 20 fatalities. Detailed data is available through the links at alexandriava.gov/Coronavirus. It is critical for all community members, even those who don't have a diagnosed illness, to stay home except for essential trips such as brief visits to the pharmacy, doctor, or grocery store.

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This news release is available at alexandriava.gov/114995.

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