City of Alexandria Launches Resource Text Line in Spanish
For Immediate Release: August 6, 2020
The City of Alexandria has launched a free service to provide Spanish-speaking subscribers with accurate and timely text messages with information that is important to them and their families, throughout COVID-19 and thereafter.
Topics include jobs and training; housing and rent assistance; food assistance; the public charge rule; healthcare and mental health; local COVID-19 information; childcare and more, including opportunities to ensure the voices of the Latinx community are heard.
Text ALEXINFOESP to 888777 to receive messages in Spanish from the City. To receive messages in English about COVID-19, text ALEXCOVID19 to 888777.
For more information about how to access community resources, and how to protect yourself from COVID-19, visit alexandriava.gov/Coronavirus. To translate the webpages, select the language translator tool in the upper-right corner of the page.
For inquiries from the news media only, contact Jennifer Cohen Cordero, Communications Manager, Department of Community and Human Services at firstname.lastname@example.org or 703.746.3484.
This news release is available at alexandriava.gov/117144.