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Metro Making Service Adjustments

(DC)- Metro is announcing more cuts and changes to their service beginning today. The transit agency will close seventeen additional stations and will limit bus service to 26 routes. Over the weekend, Metro will operate from 8:00

D-C Needs More Beds

(DC)- D-C officials are laying out a coronavirus plan for the coming weeks. The plan prepares for an additional thirty-five-hundred beds in hospitals and officials fear over five-thousand people could be in hospitals by June with COVID-19.

Virginia Granted Major Disaster Declaration

(DC)- President Trump is approving a Major Disaster Declaration for the state of Virginia. This makes funding available to state agencies, local governments, and certain non-profit organizations to support the COVID-19 response. Virginia may now purchase additional

Therapy Practice Offering Services Remotely

(Alexandria)- A therapy practice in Virginia are offering their services online. Del Ray Psych and Wellness in Alexandria are offering 30-minute video sessions. The new services are 30-dollars. The practice is also creating two Facebook support groups

Metro COVID Update

(DC)- Metro is announcing that seven of its employees have tested positive for the coronavirus. One of the employees is currently hospitalized. The transit agency says it will close its first and last cars of the trains

Virginia EZ Pass Sales Increase

(Richmond)- E-Z Pass sales are increasing in Virginia. VDOT says they are working to make all tolls cashless in an effort to promote social distancing and toll workers are wearing gloves in the meantime. State officials say

Emergency Benefits to SNAP Participants

(Richmond)-  Emergency benefits are being given to Virginia Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program participants.  The resources will be available to any household not already receiving maximum benefits.  The funds will be automatically loaded to Electronic Benefits Transfer cards. 

Northam Stops Elective Surgeries

(Richmond)- Governor Northam is postponing elective surgeries. The order would save beds and medical equipment, and free space for patients with severe cases of COVID-19. Emergency needs and abortions are not included in the changes. Northam is