Ward 5 COVID 19 Awareness

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From DC Council Constituent Services.

Please help get the word out to all of our residents and visitors to help keep our communities safe. Please see below for current metrics on Coronavirus/COVID-19 particularly for Ward 5. There is an upward trend in the District in general as in other parts of the country and Ward 5 in particular has the 2nd highest number of cases in the District just behind Ward 4.  Please remember to stay home as much as you can, wear a mask in public, wash your hands and keep 6′ distance when out in public to help control the spread. And if you start to feel symptoms please get tested,  https://coronavirus.dc.gov/testing,and take precautions to protect yourself and your family. We encourage folks to visit the website https://coronavirus.dc.gov/data and click on the various options to slice and dice the data to see what’s trending.

COVID 19 Trend

Additional News
  • Residents can download and print signs to post on their homes to notify any guests of the safer practices being observed in the homes. Residents can find them here:http://bit.ly/dcsignage

  • Mayor Bowser and the Office of the Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development (DMPED) announced the Bridge Fund, a $100 million investment in businesses and workers grappling with the COVID-19 public health emergency in the hospitality, entertainment, and retail sectors. https://mayor.dc.gov/release/mayor-bowser-announces-100-million-bridge-fund-support-hospitality-entertainment-and

  • Mayor Bowser announced Monday, November 23 as DC Senior Flu Shot Day. On Monday, November 23, seniors across DC can go to more than 25 participating pharmacy locations to get a flu shot. For more information and to find a participating pharmacy, visit: http://bit.ly/seniorfluday
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