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Posted on: April 14, 2021

Virtual Youth Mental Health First Aid Training Scheduled for April 27 & 28

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Anyone interested in having a better understanding of mental illness among young people is encouraged to sign up for the next Loudoun County Youth Mental Health First Aid training. A class for adults who interact with youth is scheduled for April 27 &...

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Posted on: April 13, 2021

Loudoun Pauses Use of Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine

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The Loudoun County Health Department will pause its use of the single-dose Johnson and Johnson (J&J) vaccine immediately in accordance with the Virginia Department of Health’s announcement this morning. 

As of this morning, approximately 2,840...

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Posted on: April 12, 2021

Next Loudoun Opioid Overdose Reversal Trainings Set for April 16 and April 19

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Space is available in upcoming Revive! classes, Loudoun County’s virtual opioid overdose reversal training. 

Anyone who uses opioids or knows someone who does is encouraged to take the class to learn how to recognize and respond to an opioid overd...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: April 12, 2021

Loudoun County Moves to Phase 2 of COVID-19 Vaccination Plan; Includes Everyone 16 and Older

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The Loudoun County Health Department is announcing that effective Monday, April 12, 2021, Loudoun County is expanding COVID-19 vaccination opportunities to include all Loudoun County residents who are 16 years of age and older and encourages them to pre-r...

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Posted on: April 8, 2021

Public Comment Invited on Draft Unmet Housing Needs Strategic Plan

Link to information about the Loudoun County Unmet Housing Needs Plan

As the Loudoun County Office of Housing finalizes the county’s Unmet Housing Needs Strategic Plan (UHNSP), members of the public are invited to review the draft plan and share their feedback. 

The strategic plan is designed to help the county and ...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: April 8, 2021

All Loudoun Residents 16 & Older Encouraged to Pre-Register Now for COVID-19 Vaccine

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The Loudoun County Health Department encourages all Loudoun County residents who are 16 years and older and who have not yet pre-registered for a COVID-19 vaccine online or by phone to do so now in preparation for Phase 2 of the county’s vaccination effor...

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Posted on: April 5, 2021

Loudoun Offers Virtual Parent Support Group

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Loudoun County is offering “Parenting Wisely,” a virtual parent support program for parents of middle school- and high school-aged children. 

The program helps parents learn strategies and techniques to better support their chi...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: April 5, 2021

Loudoun Expands COVID-19 Vaccinations to Include All Essential Workers in Virginia’s Phase 1c Group

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The Loudoun County Health Department is announcing that effective today, Monday, April 5, 2021, Loudoun County will expand COVID-19 vaccination opportunities to include all people who are in the Virginia Department of Health’s Phase 1c priority ...

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Posted on: April 1, 2021

Loudoun Makes Significant Progress on Vaccination Waitlist

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Loudoun County continues to make progress through the waitlist of people who are pre-registered for a COVID-19 vaccine. As a result, the county is currently making vaccination appointments for people who are pre-registered and in Virginia’s Phas...

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Posted on: March 22, 2021

Loudoun County Officials Recommend Against Spring Break Travel; Urge Continued Vigilance

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The Loudoun County Health Department continues to discourage non-essential travel at this time, particularly for spring break and upcoming holidays, to slow the spread of COVID-19 and limit the potential of bringing variant forms of the coronavirus back i...

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Posted on: March 22, 2021

Loudoun County Schedules Free COVID-19 Testing Events through April

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Loudoun County has scheduled more free, drive thru COVID-19 testing events through April. Beginning March 30, 2021, testing events will be held on Tuesdays only, and end one hour earlier than the testing events held over the past two months. The new COVID...

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Posted on: March 19, 2021

Loudoun Expands COVID-19 Vaccinations to Include All Essential Workers in Virginia’s Phase 1b Group

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The Loudoun County Health Department is announcing that effective today, Friday, March 19, 2021, Loudoun County will begin expanding COVID-19 vaccination opportunities to all Virginia Department of Health Phase 1b priority groups, which include people 65 ...

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Posted on: March 12, 2021

Loudoun COVID-19 Vaccine Data Dashboard Now Live; Vaccine Update for March 12, 2021

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Loudoun County has launched an online COVID-19 Vaccine Data Dashboard to help residents follow the county’s progress in the ongoing vaccination efforts. The dashboard highlights key indicators of progress and status including: 

  • Date of pre-registr...
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Health & Human Services
Posted on: March 10, 2021

Loudoun County Announces Changes to Rent Assistance Program; More People may be Eligible

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Loudoun County residents who are experiencing difficulty paying rent as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic may be eligible for rent payment assistance from two programs: the county’s Limited Rent Assistance program (LRA) and the Commonwealth of Virginia’s ...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: March 15, 2021

Space Available in Mental Health First Aid Training March 23 & 24

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Anyone interested in having a better understanding of mental illness is encouraged to sign up for one of the next virtual Loudoun County Mental Health First Aid trainings. 

The free classes cover: 

  • Common signs and symptoms of mental illne...
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Health & Human Services
Posted on: March 1, 2021

Loudoun County Public Library Hosts County Health Director for Live Update on COVID-19

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Loudoun County Health Director Dr. David Goodfriend will provide an update about COVID-19 in the county during a live presentation hosted by Loudoun County Public Library.

Members of the public are encouraged to attend the virtual event on Webex at 6:30 p....

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: February 25, 2021

Loudoun County Financing Opportunity for First-Time Homebuyers Available

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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: February 23, 2021

Loudoun Health Director to Answer Questions about COVID-19 Vaccine on Facebook February 24

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Loudoun County will host a live question-and-answer session about the county’s COVID-19 vaccination efforts with Loudoun County Health Department Director Dr. David Goodfriend through Facebook Live Wednesday, February 24, 2021, 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. ...

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Posted on: February 21, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccination Site, Call Center Closed Monday, Feb. 22

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Due to forecasted winter weather, Loudoun County's COVID-19 vaccination site and COVID-19 information line will be closed Monday, February 22, 2021.  The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory that includes parts of Loudoun...

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Posted on: February 19, 2021

Loudoun Hosts Free COVID-19 Mass Testing Event February 24; Schedules Smaller Events through March

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Loudoun County’s schedule of free, drive thru COVID-19 testing events includes a large-scale event February 24 and smaller, twice-weekly testing events through March. 

The testing events are open to all. There are no age or residency requirements....

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: February 17, 2021

Thursday, February 18: Weather Impacts to County Facilities

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The forecast of a winter storm warning for Thursday, February 18, 2021, has caused some changes in Loudoun County operations, including those related to COVID-19.  The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning that includes Loudo...

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Posted on: February 12, 2021

Loudoun Online Initiative to Develop Fatherhood Skills Begins March 2, 2021

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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, March 2, 2021. All fathers are welcome to attend the free, 12-week virtual program.&...

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Posted on: February 12, 2021

Loudoun COVID-19 Vaccine Pre-screen Survey to Close Friday, Feb. 12 at 5:00 P.M.

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The Virginia Department of Health has announced the launch of a Statewide Vaccine Pre-Registration System to provide a unified and comprehensive process for people in Virginia to pre-register for the COVID-19 vaccine. 

As a result of the new state...

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Posted on: February 10, 2021

Loudoun Cancels February 11 COVID-19 Testing Event; Delays Opening of COVID-19 Call Center to Noon

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Due to a forecast of inclement weather and out of an abundance of caution, Loudoun County is canceling the COVID-19 testing event scheduled for Thursday, February 11, 2021, at Philip A. Bolen Memorial Park. Anyone considering attending that event is encou...

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Posted on: January 29, 2021

Loudoun County Cancels February 2 COVID-19 Testing Event; Closes COVID-19 Call Center January 31

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Due to a forecast of inclement weather and out of an abundance of caution, Loudoun County is canceling the COVID-19 testing event scheduled for Tuesday, February 2, 2021, at Franklin Park. Anyone considering attending that event is encouraged to attend th...

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Posted on: January 19, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccination Registration Update: Limited Vaccine Supply; Limited Appointments Available

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During the first week of the expansion of vaccination efforts into Phase 1b of Virginia’s vaccination priorities, the Loudoun County Health Department has received more than 50,000 inquiries regarding appointments for vaccination. At this time, all curren...

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Posted on: January 14, 2021

Loudoun County Continuum of Care to Conduct Annual Point-in-Time Count

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The Loudoun County Continuum of Care (CoC), along with jurisdictions that make up the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments, is preparing to conduct the annual Point-in-Time (PIT) Count of people who are experiencing homelessness. The count is sc...

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Posted on: January 12, 2021

Workforce Resource Center to Host Virtual Job Fair with Local Employers January 27

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The Loudoun Workforce Resource Center will host a Virtual Job Fair on Wednesday, January 27, 2021, from 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. 

The Virtual Job Fair will feature local employers with full-time, part-time and flex-schedule job openings in Loudoun C...

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Posted on: January 15, 2021

Health Department Launches Online COVID-19 Vaccine Pre-Screening Survey; Adds Adults 65+ to Phase 1b

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The Commonwealth of Virginia announced on January 14, 2021, that Virginia would follow federal guidelines issued earlier this week and move adults aged 65 and older from Phase 1c into Phase 1b. This change also moves people aged 16 through 64 years with a...

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Posted on: January 6, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccine: When and Where Do You Get It?

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Virginia Governor Ralph Northam has provided additional details about the commonwealth’s COVID-19 vaccination efforts that will begin to ramp up in the coming weeks. This announcement provides additional clarity to when and where members of the public wil...

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Posted on: December 28, 2020

Health Department to Coordinate COVID-19 Vaccination for Health Care Workers Not Already Signed Up

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The Loudoun County Health Department is seeking to identify any health care offices or providers that are part of the Virginia Department of Health’s (VDH) Phase 1a group for COVID-19 vaccination but are not already signed up to receive vaccine.

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Posted on: December 16, 2020

Loudoun to Host Virtual COVID-19 Update with Health Director December 17

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Loudoun County will host a virtual live COVID-19 question-and-answer session with Health Department Director Dr. David Goodfriend on Thursday, December 17, 2020, from 6:00 to 6:30 p.m.

The live event will provide an opportunity to hear from Dr. Goodfriend ...

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Posted on: December 14, 2020

Virtual Northern Virginia Housing Expo Begins Jan. 1; Features Resources for Homebuyers and Renters

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The 2021 Northern Virginia Housing Expo will launch January 1, 2021, as a free virtual event. The online expo, geared to first-time homebuyers and renters, will feature the three key aspects of the annual regional housing expo in a virtual format: an exhi...

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Posted on: December 11, 2020

Loudoun County Seeks Proposals from Rental Property Owners for Project-Based Vouchers

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The Loudoun County Office of Housing is now accepting proposals from the owners of rental property to contract with the county for Project-Based Vouchers (PBVs). PBVs will be awarded to rental property owners for assistance tied to specific housing units,...

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Posted on: December 10, 2020

Governor Announces New Mitigation Measures to Slow COVID-19 Spread in Virginia

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With COVID-19 cases rising throughout Virginia, Governor Ralph Northam has announced new, targeted measures to slow the spread of the coronavirus.

The following mitigation measures will take effect at 12:01 a.m. on Monday, December 14, 2020:

  • Modified Stay-a...
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Posted on: December 9, 2020

Health Officials Encourage Self-Notification of Contacts following COVID-19 Diagnosis

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As the number of COVID-19 cases continues to rise in Loudoun County and across the country, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Virginia Department of Health (VDH) have provided updated guidance to local health departments regardi...

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Posted on: December 7, 2020

COVID-19 Vaccine: 8 Things to Know Now

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The Virginia Department of Health (VDH) has announced vaccination priorities for the Commonwealth as well as plans to begin distributing and administering COVID-19 vaccine before the end of the year.

“Virginia has made clear its commitment to ensuring vacc...

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Posted on: November 18, 2020

Loudoun Health Officials Offer Guidance on College Students Returning Home for the Holidays

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Loudoun County health officials recommend college students and their families take precautions as students return home for the holidays or extended breaks to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. 

As college students travel home, many communities a...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: November 16, 2020

Loudoun Nonprofit Grant Funding Application Now Available

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Loudoun County’s grant application process for human service nonprofit organizations is underway with the posting of the Fiscal Year 2022 (FY 2022) Human Service Nonprofit Grant Application at loudoun.gov/nonprofitgrants.

Tax-exempt, private, nonprofit 501...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: November 13, 2020

Governor Announces New COVID-19 Measures

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Virginia Governor Ralph Northam has announced new statewide measures to contain COVID-19, effective at midnight, Sunday, November 15, 2020. The new measures include a limit of 25 people for in-person gatherings, an expanded mask mandate to include Virgini...

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Posted on: November 12, 2020

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: November 10, 2020

Celebrating the Holidays Safely During the COVID-19 Pandemic

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The Loudoun County Health Department encourages residents to plan their holiday celebrations and travel carefully to lower the risk of getting and spreading the virus that causes COVID-19. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) advises that ...

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Posted on: October 23, 2020

Loudoun County Cold Weather Shelter Opens November 15

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The Loudoun County Cold Weather Shelter will open Sunday, November 15, 2020, for adults in the community who are experiencing a housing crisis resulting in homelessness. The shelter, which provides a warm indoor sleeping environment, meals and shower faci...

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Posted on: May 10, 2020

Northern Virginia Localities Urge Governor to Set Regional Targets for Reopening

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The chief elected officials of the five largest localities in Northern Virginia have sent a letter to Governor Northam, supporting his “Forward Virginia” reopening plan in general but urging him to implement it for the region only once...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: April 23, 2020

County to Accept Monetary Donations for Purchase of Personal Protective Equipment for Local Needs

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Loudoun County is facilitating the purchase of personal protective equipment (PPE) for distribution to Loudoun-based health care providers and facilities in need as part of the ongoing response to the COVID-19 pandemic. In addition to accepting donations ...

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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. 

Among the many events scheduled is a Job Seeker Open House at the Workforce ...

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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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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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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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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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Posted on: July 19, 2019

Selected Loudoun County Facilities to Serve as Cooling Centers with Extended Weekend Hours

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During this period of excessive heat, selected Loudoun County facilities will operate as cooling centers with extended weekend hours. 

Saturday, July 20, 2019, Extended Hours

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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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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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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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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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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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Posted on: May 15, 2019

Loudoun Lyme Disease Commission Presents Update on Tick-Borne Disease Report

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The Loudoun Lyme Disease Commission invites members of the medical community and the general public to attend a presentation on the findings of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) Tick-Borne Disease Working Group. The event is schedule...

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Posted on: May 10, 2019

Loudoun Workforce Resource Center Holds 'Job Search in the Digital Age' Workshop

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The Loudoun Workforce Resource Center invites the community to attend a Job Search in the Digital Age workshop with AARP Community Ambassador Katherine Ponds. The workshop will be held at Rust Library, 380 Old Waterford Road NW, Leesburg, Thursday, May 23...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: May 9, 2019

County Provides Information about Resources for Residents Affected by Leesburg Walmart Relocation

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The Loudoun County government is reaching out to members of the community who will be impacted by the closing of the Walmart store on Edwards Ferry Road in Leesburg, which is expected to occur on May 21, 2019. A new Walmart store is opening May 22, 2019, ...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: May 6, 2019

Homelessness Declines in Region, Increases Slightly in Loudoun

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According to the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments’ Homelessness in Metropolitan Washington report, the number of persons experiencing homelessness in the region is the lowest it has been in 18 years. The number of persons experiencing homele...

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Posted on: May 3, 2019

Seats Available in Upcoming Adult Mental Health First Aid Class June 24 and 25, 2019

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The Loudoun County Department of Mental Health, Substance Abuse and Developmental Services offers free Adult Mental Health First Aid classes, which introduce participants to common risk factors and warning signs of mental illness, including anxiety, depre...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: June 17, 2019

Seats Available in Upcoming Loudoun Mental Health First Aid Class

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The Loudoun County Department of Mental Health, Substance Abuse and Developmental Services offers free Youth Mental Health First Aid classes, which are designed for adults who interact with young people. The class reviews the unique risk factors and warni...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: May 1, 2019

Loudoun County Hosts Employer Resources Expo for Local Businesses May 22

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The Loudoun Workforce Resource Center will offer a free Employer Resource Expo for local businesses to learn about resources and services available to support all stages of business growth. The event will showcase more than 20 vendors who offer services f...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: April 24, 2019

Loudoun County Opens Temporary Overnight Drop-In Center

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Loudoun County is operating an overnight drop-in center for people to take care of their basic daily needs, including meals, access to shower and laundry facilities, and other resources. 

The drop-in services will be provided temporarily at the St...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: April 12, 2019

April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month

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The Loudoun County Department of Family Services (DFS) has partnered with SCAN (Stop Child Abuse Now) to plant a pinwheel prevention garden outside the Shenandoah Building in Leesburg. The pinwheel is the national symbol for child abuse prevention.&nb...

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Posted on: April 11, 2019

Loudoun County Offers Homebuyer Assistance Programs

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Loudoun County offers two homeownership loan programs to assist buyers with down payments and closing costs when purchasing a home in the county. 

Down Payment/Closing Costs Assistance Program 

The Down Payment/Closing Costs Assistance Pro...

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Posted on: April 4, 2019

Loudoun’s Multicultural Advisory Committee Hosts More Community Conversations on Race Relations

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The Loudoun County Government’s Multicultural Advisory Committee is again hosting community discussions designed to explore racial biases. The events are scheduled for Friday, April 26, and Saturday, April 27, 2019. The events are free and open to the pub...

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Posted on: April 3, 2019

Loudoun Homeowners: You May Qualify for County’s Home Improvement Programs

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Loudoun County has home improvement and repair programs designed to rehabilitate existing housing. The programs include:

Loudoun County Home Improvement Program (LCHIP): The LCHIP program is available countywide to low-to-moderate-income homeowners who wan...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: March 28, 2019

Loudoun County Partners with Public Schools in Teen Mental Health Pilot Program

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The Loudoun County government is partnering with Loudoun County Public Schools in a national pilot program designed to promote mental health wellness in teens. 

The Department of Mental Health, Substance Abuse and Developmental Services and Freedo...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: April 15, 2019

Loudoun County Initiative to Develop Fatherhood Skills Begins April 22, 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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Posted on: February 7, 2019

Seats Available in Upcoming Mental Health First Aid Classes

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Anyone interested in having a better understanding of mental illness and how to help those experiencing a mental health challenge is encouraged to attend an upcoming Mental Health First Aid class offered by the Loudoun County Department of Mental Health, ...

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Posted on: April 2, 2019

Loudoun County Kicks Off Efforts for a Complete Count in 2020 Census

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The Loudoun County Complete Count Committee kicked off local efforts to help make sure everyone living in Loudoun is counted in the upcoming 2020 U.S. Census during an inaugural meeting Monday, April 1, 2019.

The Board of Supervisors established the local ...

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Posted on: February 1, 2019

Loudoun County Opens Eastern Loudoun Family Services Center

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To better serve residents of eastern Loudoun County, the county’s Department of Family Services has opened a new Eastern Loudoun Family Services Center in Sterling.

The center, located at 21641 Ridgetop Circle, is open Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. ...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: March 13, 2019

Loudoun County, Nonprofit Partners Sponsoring Community Meetings for Human Services Strategic Plan

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Members of the public are encouraged to attend one of several upcoming meetings aimed at developing a human services strategic plan for Loudoun County, which will provide a roadmap for implementing improved, coordinated systems of care that meet the count...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: February 28, 2019

Draft Community Development Block Grant Action Plan is Online

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The draft Loudoun County Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) 2019 to 2020 Annual Action Plan is available for public comment. The plan includes proposed CDBG housing and community development projects which address a broad range of needs for low-to-m...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: January 22, 2019

Loudoun County and Nonprofit Partners Seek Public Input for Human Services Strategic Plan

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Loudoun County is partnering with local nonprofit organizations to develop a five-year human services strategic plan for the county, which will provide a roadmap for implementing improved, coordinated systems of care that meet the human service needs of L...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: February 15, 2019

Loudoun County to Operate Warming Station February 18, 2019

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Loudoun County is planning to operate a warming station at the Sterling Community Center on Monday, February 18, 2019. 

Adults ages 18 and older who need shelter from the elements on Monday are encouraged to come to the Sterling Community Center, ...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: February 15, 2019

Loudoun Workforce Resource Center to Host Temporary Employment Job Fair February 25

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The Loudoun Workforce Resource Center will host a Staffing and Temporary Employment Job Fair Monday, February 25, 2019, from 1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. on the second floor of the Shenandoah Building, 102 Heritage Way NE in Leesburg. 

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: February 13, 2019

Loudoun County Hosts Panel Discussion on Homelessness February 26

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Loudoun County is sponsoring a Community Conversation on Homelessness Tuesday, February 26, 2019, from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m., at the Loudoun County Voter Registration Office, 750 Miller Drive in Leesburg 20175.

The free event will feature a panel presentation...

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