COVID-19 Update: What is the new mask policy?

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MAY 20, 2021

What is the New Mask Policy?

Jessica is back in another COVID-19 Q&A video, answering two important questions we've heard: When will children younger than 12 be eligible for a COVID-19 vaccine?; and What is the new mask policy?

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Vaccine Clinics for 12-17 Year-olds this Weekend

There are two clinics this weekend and Monday specifically for children 12-17 years old -- schedule an appointment to get your child their FREE COVID-19 vaccine! The appointment-only clinics are open both Saturday and Sunday, from 9 a.m. - 7 p.m., at Walter Reed Community Center, and Monday at Kenmore Middle School (10 a.m. - 4 p.m.) See more details and additional info on the County's Vaccine Clinics page.


Already vaccinated? Share with your friends and family by adding a Facebook profile photo frame, uploading a backdrop for your next virtual meeting, or highlighting why you chose to get vaccinated using the hashtag #VaccinateVirginia.

Need Help To Pay For Internet Service?

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The Emergency Broadband Benefit will provide a discount of up to $50 per month toward broadband service for eligible families and households who are struggling to stay connected during the COVID-19 pandemic. Eligible households can also receive a discount of up to $100 for the purchase of a laptop, desktop computer, or tablet from participating providers. For more info, please visit:

COVID-19 News & Notes

Questions about COVID-19? Call the County's public information line at

703-228-7999, Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-5 p.m.


Arlington Residents 12+ Vaccinated

Through May 19, nearly 68% of Arlingtonians 12 years and older have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, and 97,000 people are fully vaccinated


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