Inauguration Day Updates
Read Arlington County’s statement with detailed information about inauguration day preparations, including road closures.
FCA Encourages Volunteerism on MLK Day
FCA encourages residents to observe MLK Day of Service: MLK should be considered a Day “On” and not a Day “Off” on Monday, January 18. While the pandemic has limited many community events and ways to celebrate Dr. King, Volunteer Arlington has compiled ways we can still serve our community. Simply click on an organization that would like your help and learn more, then sign up. Volunteer opportunities include AFAC, Arlington Rotary Club, and EcoAction Arlington.
Arlington County and partner Virginia Hospital Center (VHC) have entered phase 1b of COVID vaccine distribution the week of January 11: Arlington residents aged 75 and older and those deemed frontline essential workers can register to receive the vaccine. Frontline workers include the following positions:
- Police, Fire, and Hazmat
- Corrections and homeless shelter workers
- Childcare/K-12 Teachers/Staff
- Food and Agriculture (including Veterinarians)
- Grocery store workers
- Public transit workers
- Mail carriers (USPS and private)
- Officials needed to maintain continuity of government
Those eligible for Phase 1b can register online at VHC Vaccine Scheduling. It is expected that it will take several weeks or even months for phase 1b to be completed. Those eligible for phase 1c can pre-register: People aged 64-75, as well as those with underlying medical conditions. Full information on the vaccine program can be found on the county’s press release.
Even after you are vaccinated, you will still need to practice these prevention steps:
- Stay home if sick
- Wash your hands
- Wear a face covering
- Keep physical distance from others
All Fairlington Bulletin
Read the January 2021 All Fairlington Bulletin.
Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resources
Through an outreach program from the Arlington County Department of Human Services (DHS), FCA has acquired resuable cloth masks, intended for vulnerable populations. Please contact your condo association board or FCA Board Director, Chris Weathers at 703-402-4648 for more information or whether you would like to receive one.
Do you or a neighbor need help getting groceries or other items? There are Fairlingtonians that are ready to help. Please email your request to: vp at fca-fairlington.org or call FCA’s general number: 571-403-1943. Someone will be checking regularly and will follow-up.
Have COVID related questions concerns beyond neighbor to neighbor help? Call Arlington County’s COVID hotline: 703-228-7999. (Mon.-Fri., 7 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sat. & Sun., 8 a.m.-5 p.m.).
What Is the Fairlington Citizens Association?
The Fairlington Citizens Association (FCA) is about you. All residents are members and an executive board is elected annually. The FCA’s mission is to promote activities that make Fairlington a better community in which to live by serving as a forum for discussion of residents’ concerns and by representing Fairlington’s views to local government.