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Posted on: September 27, 2022

Loudoun Offers Mental Health Education & Substance Abuse Prevention Programs in October

Link to information about Prevention and Intervention Trainings

Loudoun County offers ongoing mental health education and substance abuse prevention programs. All programs are free, but registration is required, and seats are limited. The schedule of upcoming classes for October 2022 is as follows:

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: September 22, 2022

American Rescue Plan Act Grant Funding Available to Loudoun Nonprofits

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Nonprofits and faith-based organizations serving Loudoun County residents are encouraged to apply for financial assistance available through the county’s American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funding.

A total of $2.5 million is available for distributi...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: September 22, 2022

John E. Hall is Loudoun County’s New Director of Housing & Community Development

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John E. Hall has been selected as the new director of the Loudoun County Department of Housing and Community Development, County Administrator Tim Hemstreet announced today. Hall was selected after a nationwide recruitment. His appointment is effective Oc...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: September 21, 2022

Loudoun to Host Job Fair October 15 to Commemorate National Disability Employment Awareness Month

Link to information about the Loudoun Job Fair

The Loudoun Workforce Resource Center, in collaboration with the Arc of Loudoun, will host a Loudoun Job Fair to commemorate National Disability Employment Awareness Month. The event will take place Saturday, October 15, 2022, 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m., at t...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: September 21, 2022

Community Development Block Grant Process is Underway in Loudoun

Link to information about the community development block grant program

Loudoun County has opened the application process for the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program. The CDBG program provides funding on an annual basis for local projects that address a variety of housing, public service and community development...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: September 9, 2022

Next Session of Online Initiative to Develop Fatherhood Skills Begins October 4

Link to information about the fatherhood program

The next session of the program sponsored by the Loudoun County Department of Family Services to help fathers build skills to become even stronger dads begins Tuesday, October 4, 2022. All fathers are welcome to attend the free, 12-week virtual program.&a...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: September 9, 2022

Loudoun County Seeks Volunteers to Serve on Loudoun Health Commission

Link to information about Loudoun County advisory boards

The Loudoun Health Commission has a critical need for volunteer members interested in helping efforts to improve the health of the community. Anyone interested in serving on the Health Commission is encouraged to visit loudoun.gov/advisory for information...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: September 1, 2022

Loudoun County Activities & Events Mark September as National Recovery Month

Link to information about National Recovery Month activities in Loudoun

In recognition of September as National Recovery Month, Loudoun County is promoting several activities designed to increase public awareness surrounding mental health and addiction recovery, including a “Recovery Fest,” distribution of free drug ...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: August 23, 2022

Workforce Resource Center Offers Career Assistance During Workforce Development Month

Link to information about Workforce Development Month in Loudoun County

During September — Workforce Development Month — the Loudoun Workforce Resource Center will feature special virtual and in-person events at no cost for job seekers and people who are considering changing careers. 

“Our annual celebration of Septem...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: August 22, 2022

Deadline to Express Interest in Grants Related to Preventing Youth Homelessness is August 24

Link to information about Nonprofit Funding Opportunities

Nonprofit organizations serving Loudoun County residents are encouraged to apply for local grant funding through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Continuum of Care Program Competition and Noncompetitive Award of Youth Homel...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: September 27, 2022

Loudoun Offers Mental Health Education & Substance Abuse Prevention Programs in October

Link to information about Prevention and Intervention Trainings

Loudoun County offers ongoing mental health education and substance abuse prevention programs. All programs are free, but registration is required, and seats are limited. The schedule of upcoming classes for October 2022 is as follows:

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: August 12, 2022

Deadline to Express Interest in HUD Grant to Address Homelessness is August 15

Link to information about nonprofit funding opportunities

Nonprofit organizations serving Loudoun County residents are encouraged to apply for local grant funding through HUD's Continuum of Care Program Supplemental Funding Opportunity to Address Unsheltered and Rural Homelessness. This funding will address unsh...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: July 15, 2022

New Three-Digit Mental Health Crisis Hotline — 988 — Launches July 16

Link to information about suicide prevention and mental health resources

Beginning Saturday, July 16, 2022, Virginians who need suicide prevention or behavioral health crisis support, or are worried about someone else, can call or text 988 to connect with the 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline network. The new three-digit number ...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: July 14, 2022

Weekly COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics for Children Scheduled Through September 2 in Loudoun

Link to information about COVID-19 vaccinations

Throughout the rest of the summer, the Loudoun County Health Department will hold weekly vaccination clinics at its Leesburg location for children 6 months of age and older. The clinics will serve families on Fridays through September 2, 2022, from 8:30 a...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Loudoun County, Prevention Alliance of Loudoun Host Summer Wellness Fest July 9

Link to information about mental health awareness and substance misuse prevention efforts

Loudoun County, in partnership with the Prevention Alliance of Loudoun (PAL), will host the inaugural Summer Wellness Fest on Saturday, July 9, 2022, from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. at the Sterling Community Center, 120 Enterprise Street in Sterling.&...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: June 21, 2022

COVID-19 Vaccine Recommended for Children 6 Months Old and Up

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Children 6 months of age and older are now eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine. The Virginia Department of Health (VDH) has adopted the recommendation by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to expand eligibility for COVID-19 vaccinatio...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: June 2, 2022

June is Homeownership Month: Loudoun Offers Educational Workshops

Link to information about housing workshops and programs

During June — Homeownership Month — the Loudoun County Department of Housing & Community Development and its community partners will host three virtual events at no cost for people interested in learning more about owning a home in Loudoun County.&...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: June 1, 2022

Loudoun County Issues Request for Qualifications for Affordable Housing Financing Program

Link to information about an affordable housing financing program

Loudoun County has issued a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for the affordable housing financing program for developers launched earlier this year - the Rental Housing Acquisition and Preservation Loan Program (RHAP). 

The purpose of RHAP is to p...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: May 26, 2022

MHSADS Offers In-Person and Telehealth Same-Day Access Services

Link to information about the Department of Mental Health, Substance Abuse & Developmental Services

The Loudoun County Department of Mental Health, Substance Abuse and Developmental Services (MHSADS) has resumed in-person same-day access services. These services include screening for eligibility and assessment for a behavioral health outpatient, psychos...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: May 19, 2022

Loudoun County Foster Parents Celebrated for Exceptional Service

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In observance of May as Foster Care Month, Loudoun County is celebrating and recognizing local foster parents for their service. Loudoun County’s foster parents were among those lauded at a recognition event May 19, 2022, hosted by the Metropolitan Washin...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: May 13, 2022

Regional Homelessness Continues to Decrease

Link to information about the Point in Time Count

According to the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments’ May 2022 Homelessness in Metropolitan Washington: Results and Analysis from the 2022 Point-in-Time Count of Persons Experiencing Homelessness report, regional homelessness is down 27 percent...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: May 10, 2022

COVID-19 Cases on the Rise; Health Department Encourages Self-Assessment, Precautions

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The number of COVID-19 cases in Loudoun County and across northern Virginia has continued to rise in recent weeks, prompting public health officials to encourage Loudoun County residents to take time to assess their individual and family risks related to ...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: May 5, 2022

Board of Supervisors Approves Nonprofit Human Service Grant Funding Awards for FY 2023

Link to information about grants to nonprofit organizations for Fiscal Year 2023

The Loudoun County Board of Supervisors approved annual awards for funding to community nonprofit organizations during its May 3, 2022, meeting. Funding opportunities were made available to tax-exempt, private, nonprofit 501(c)3 organizations that provide...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: May 2, 2022

Loudoun Accepting Loan Applications for Development of Affordable Multi- Family Rental Housing

Link to information about affordable housing financing programs for developers

Loudoun County’s application process for the Affordable Multi-Family Housing Loan Program has opened with the release of the 2022 Notice of Funding Availability.

For-profit and nonprofit affordable housing developers are eligible to apply for loans for the...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: April 26, 2022

Loudoun Workforce Resource Center Offers Career Workshops During Older Americans Month

Link to information about Workforce Resource Center workshops

During May — Older Americans Month — the Loudoun Workforce Resource Center will feature special virtual and in-person events at no cost for those age 50 and up who are seeking job search and career development support. 

“Our celebration of Older A...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: April 12, 2022

Loudoun County Offers Financing Opportunity for First-Time Homebuyers

Link to information about the SPARC home loan program

Loudoun County continues to accept applications from first-time homebuyers for funds made available through the Virginia Housing (VH) Sponsoring Partnerships and Revitalizing Communities Program (SPARC). The program provides lower interest rates on homeow...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: April 4, 2022

Loudoun Workforce Resource Center to Host Job Fairs with Local Employers in April

Link to registration information for job fairs

The Loudoun Workforce Resource Center will host six Loudoun Job Fairs in April; two job fairs will be held virtually and the remaining four will be held in-person at the Douglass Community Center, 705-H East Market Street, Leesburg.

  • Tuesday, April 19 – Lou...
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Health & Human Services
Posted on: March 28, 2022

Loudoun County Launches New Affordable Housing Financing Program

Link to information about Loudoun County housing financing programs for developers

Loudoun County has created a new affordable housing financing program for developers; the Rental Housing Acquisition and Preservation Loan Program (RHAP). The purpose of this new program is to preserve affordable, multi-family rental housing units in Loud...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: October 7, 2019

Loudoun Housing Initiatives Earn Accolades, Boost Planning Efforts

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Loudoun County was recognized with two Virginia Housing Awards at the Virginia Governor’s Housing Conference in November, giving a nod to efforts to address the complex issue of unmet housing needs in one of the fastest growing counties in the nation.&...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: October 7, 2019

Workforce Resource Center Schedules Information Sessions on Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act

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Jump start the new year with career support at the Loudoun Workforce Resource Center. The center administers the federal Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) program in Loudoun County with services provided by trained employment counselors, inc...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: November 14, 2019

Loudoun Kicks Off Human Services Strategic Plan Advisory Committee

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Loudoun County’s newly-established Human Services Strategic Plan Advisory Committee kicked off its efforts to create a healthy, thriving, safe and inclusive community during an inaugural meeting November 14, 2019. The committee will implement Loudoun Coun...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: October 24, 2019

Loudoun Nonprofit Grant Funding Application Available November 13, 2019

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Loudoun County’s grant application process for human service nonprofit organizations kicks off Wednesday, November 13, 2019, with the posting of the Fiscal Year 2021 (FY 2021) Human Service Nonprofit Grant Application at loudoun.gov/NonProfitGra...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: November 15, 2019

Workforce Resource Center to Host Job Fair with Local Employers December 6

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The Loudoun Workforce Resource Center will host its second Loudoun Job Fair this fall on Friday, December 6, 2019, from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Shenandoah Office Building, 102 Heritage Way NE, second floor, in Leesburg.  

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: October 25, 2019

Loudoun County Cold Weather Shelter Opens November 15

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The Loudoun County Cold Weather Shelter will open Friday, November 15, 2019, for adults in the community who are experiencing a housing crisis resulting in homelessness. The shelter, which provides a warm indoor sleeping environment, will be open 8:00 p.m...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: November 4, 2019

Free Training on Fair Housing Offered in Loudoun November 19, 2019

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Loudoun County will sponsor a Fair Housing training Tuesday, November 19, 2019, 1:00 - 4:00 p.m., at the Elections and Voter Registration Office, 750 Miller Drive, SE, Suite C, in Leesburg. The training may be of particular interest to developers, builder...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: October 16, 2019

County Launches Unmet Housing Needs Strategic Plan Process with October 30 Open House

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Loudoun County will host an open house to kick off the Unmet Housing Needs Strategic Plan process. The open house will be held at the Eastern Loudoun Service Center, 21641 Ridgetop Circle, Sterling, on Wednesday, October 30, 2019, from 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: October 15, 2019

Loudoun County Offers HOPE Cards to Domestic Violence Victims

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Loudoun County has joined with more than a dozen jurisdictions in Virginia in offering the HOPE card to victims of domestic and sexual violence who have obtained long-term protective orders.  

The laminated wallet-sized HOPE card provides the esse...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: October 10, 2019

Loudoun County Health Department Offers Free Flu Shots October 26 in Sterling

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The Loudoun County Health Department will offer free flu shots at the Sterling Community Center, 120 Enterprise Street, Sterling, Saturday, October 26, 2019, beginning at 10:00 a.m. Free flu shots will be offered to anyone 9 years and older on a first-com...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: October 1, 2019

Community Development Block Grant Process is Underway in Loudoun

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Loudoun County has opened the application process for the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program. The CDBG program provides funding on an annual basis for local projects that address a variety of housing, public service and community development...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: October 1, 2019

Workforce Resource Center to Host Job Fair with Local Employers October 10

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The Loudoun Workforce Resource Center will host the Loudoun Job Fair on Thursday, October 10, 2019, from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the Eastern Loudoun Family Services Center, 21641 Ridgetop Circle in Sterling. 

The Loudoun Job Fair will feature local e...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: September 26, 2019

Loudoun County Hosts Census Jobs Recruitment Sessions in October

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The Loudoun Workforce Resource Center is hosting a series of information sessions with the U.S. Census Bureau in October to recruit for and fill U.S. census enumerator positions. 

Hundreds of U.S. census enumerator positions are needed in local Lo...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: September 20, 2019

Loudoun’s Efforts to Fight Domestic Violence Boosted by Federal Grant

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Loudoun County has received a $750,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Justice to strengthen the county’s current coordinated community response to domestic violence. Loudoun County applied for the grant in collaboration with the Leesburg Poli...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: September 19, 2019

Loudoun County Initiative to Develop Fatherhood Skills Begins October 7, 2019

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A free 12-week program sponsored by the Loudoun County Department of Family Services will help fathers develop skills they can use to be more involved in their children’s lives. 

Area fathers are invited to register for the National Fath...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: September 13, 2019

Loudoun County Celebrates Opening of Affordable Housing Community

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Loudoun County officials joined with community partners on Thursday, September 12, 2019, to celebrate the opening of the Stone Springs Apartments complex in Sterling, a property that will provide affordable housing for 128 families in eastern Loudoun.

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: September 10, 2019

Workforce Resource Center Invites Job Seekers to Open House September 19, 2019

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Loudoun County’s celebration of Workforce Development Month continues with special events hosted by the Loudoun Workforce Resource Center throughout September. 

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: August 27, 2019

Loudoun Seeks Members for New Human Services Strategic Plan Advisory Committee

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Loudoun County is now accepting applications from individuals interested in serving on the newly created Loudoun County Human Services Strategic Plan Advisory Committee.

The committee will implement the strategies outlined in the Human Services Strategic P...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: August 19, 2019

Loudoun Workforce Resource Center Hosts Commuting Workshop September 4

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Interested in expanding your job search, but are unsure about commuting to various locations throughout the region?  Register now for the Carpooling, Trip Planning Services & Commuter Incentives workshop Wednesday, September 4, 2019, from 10:...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: August 16, 2019

Information Session on Senior Employment Program in Loudoun Set for August 29, 2019

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The Loudoun Workforce Resource Center will host an information session on the Senior Community Services Employment Program Thursday, August 29, 2019, from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the center, 102 Heritage Way NE (first floor), Leesburg.The program is de...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: August 14, 2019

Loudoun Workforce Resource Center Offers Career Assistance During Workforce Development Month

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During September -- Workforce Development Month -- the Loudoun Workforce Resource Center will feature special events and workshops at no cost for job seekers and employers. Registration is required where noted. 

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: August 1, 2019

Health Alert: Potential Hepatitis A Exposure at Local Restaurant

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An employee at Señor Ramon at 22455 Davis Drive in Sterling, Virginia, has been diagnosed with hepatitis A. As a result, persons eating at this restaurant from July 10, 2019 through July 26, 2019 may have been exposed to hepatitis A.  Management ...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: July 17, 2019

Stay Cool! Five Things to Know About the Heat in Loudoun

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The National Weather Service says dangerous heat and humidity are likely Friday through Sunday across Loudoun and the region. It’s possible that the heat index, a measure of how hot it really feels, will reach as high as 110 degrees during the a...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: July 11, 2019

Loudoun County Human Services Strategic Plan Unveiled

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Loudoun County, in partnership with local nonprofit organizations, has developed the county’s first, community-wide Human Services Strategic Plan. The plan provides a roadmap for implementing improved, coordinated systems of care that meet the c...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: July 10, 2019

Loudoun Homeless Services Center Reopens

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After an extensive renovation, which prompted a temporary relocation of services, the Loudoun County Homeless Services Center has reopened and is providing all of its normal services at the facility located at 19520 Meadowview Court in Leesburg. ...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: June 27, 2019

Complete Count Committee: SCOTUS Decision on 2020 Census a Step Forward

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The U.S. Supreme Court has issued an opinion that blocks a citizenship question on the 2020 U.S. Census questionnaire, which the Loudoun County Complete Count Committee (LC-CCC) had perceived as a barrier to its efforts to make sure that everyone living i...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: May 24, 2019

Loudoun County Foster Parents Celebrated for Exceptional Service

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Loudoun County is celebrating and recognizing local foster parents for their service to the community. 

Loudoun County’s foster parents were lauded by the Department of Family Services at a recognition event last week. The foster care program is c...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: July 19, 2019

Excessive Heat Warning in Effect for Loudoun; County Facilities to Serve as Cooling Centers

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The National Weather Service has issued an excessive heat warning for Loudoun County for Friday, July 19, 2019, forecasting temperatures in the mid to upper 90s and heat index values of up to 110 degrees. 

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