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D.C’s Pandemic ‘Turning Point’ Starts Tomorrow
May 20, 2021•
Beginning 5 a.m., Friday, May 21, D.C. lifts nearly all COVID-19 restrictions on public and commercial activities, including capacity limits, types of activities, and time restrictions. The loosening does not […]
During COVID, Georgetown Boosted Its ‘Silver City’ Appeal
April 26, 2021•
The neighborhood has become even more of a “Silver City”: one that offers a lifestyle and amenities attractive to people as they grow older.
D.C. to Loosen COVID Restrictions May 1
April 5, 2021•
Here is a rundown of activities that will be allowed to reopen or dial up in the District beginning on May 1, according to Mayor Muriel Bowser and DC Health.
WE HONOR THE FALLEN …
March 11, 2021•
D.C. Coronavirus Update: The End May Be in Sight
March 8, 2021•
The city is currently in Phase Two, meaning moderate community spread, moderate health and public health capacity and fair community engagement.
Macy’s Fights Hunger
March 6, 2021•
Macy’s 2021 Bag Hunger campaign will support more than 300 hunger relief organizations across the country to work toward alleviating hunger in local communities. Beginning Monday, March 1 through Wednesday, March […]
D.C. Passes 1,000 Coronavirus Deaths; Mayor’s Sister Dies
February 25, 2021•
COVID-19 led to a poignant and personal sorrow for D.C.’s Mayor Muriel Bowser, who announced the death of her older sister, Mercia Bowser, 64.
Vaccine Eligibility Expands, But Distribution Is Slow
February 22, 2021•
The new eligibility for 16-to-64-year-olds applies to those with cancer, diabetes mellitus, hypertension, an immunocompromised state or other conditions.
Pandemic Perspectives: How the National Museum of American History is Collecting COVID-19
February 20, 2021•
March 23; 4-5 p.m. Zoom Registration Link: https://smithsonian.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_1CC-6lICQR-mlo4j_X8tTg Join curators and historians for a series of panel discussions offering perspectives on the current pandemic. Panelists will virtually share objects from […]
Mayor Issues ‘Holiday Pause’ of Activities
December 21, 2020•
D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser encouraged residents to exercise extreme caution during the holiday season to keep the spread of COVID-19 from getting worse.