City-Wide Vaccination Entry Requirements Begin Saturday, Jan. 15
Mayor Muriel Bowser has ordered that starting this Saturday, Jan. 15 at 6 a.m. patrons of public businesses will be required to verify vaccination against Covid-19 prior to entry, as […]
Omicron Surge Shutters 5 Smithsonian Museums
As the Omicron variant has spread alarmingly throughout the District, the Smithsonian Institution – suffering a shortage of support staff to serve the public – has announced temporary closures of […]
Mayor Ends D.C.’s ‘Public Health Emergency’ While Retaining Emergency Powers
At 4:06 p.m. on Saturday July 24, D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser took to Twitter to proclaim an end to the District’s coronavirus “public health emergency.” To allow for a “nimble” […]
D.C. Coronavirus Update: The End May Be in Sight
The city is currently in Phase Two, meaning moderate community spread, moderate health and public health capacity and fair community engagement.
Georgetowners Find Getting Vaccination Appointments Challenging
The list of priority zip codes for distribution left out Georgetown and other parts of Ward 2 and Ward 3, including zip codes 20003 through 20009.
Back to School (Sort of) in Georgetown
As schools in D.C. and Georgetown grapple with being fully online, fully in-person or a mix this fall, we must ask: What is best for children, teachers and staff — […]
Virtual Learning Is Here to Stay
“There’s been more experimentation with pedagogy in the last five months at Georgetown than in the last 200 years.” — Douglas Reed of Georgetown University As the nation grapples with […]
Georgetown News During the COVID-19 Constraints
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D.C. Witness: 8 More D.C. Jail Inmates Test Positive for COVID-19
Of the inmates who have contracted the coronavirus, 55 are being held in isolation, while 94 have recovered from their illnesses and returned to the jail’s general population.
Blue Angels, Thunderbirds Fly Over D.C. for Health Care Workers (photos)
A total of 12 fighter jets, six of the Air Force’s F-16 C/D Fighting Falcons and six F-18 C/D Hornets, appeared over the Capitol building just before noon.