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Governor Northam Issues Mandatory Stay at Home Order Through June 10

 On Monday, March 30, 2020, Governor Ralph Northam issued Executive Order Fifty-Five, expanding statewide restrictions. Residents are required to stay at home except when traveling to and from work, shopping for groceries and supplies, seeking medical care, and other essential activities. Gatherings of more than 10 people remain prohibited. The full list of restrictions is available on the Governor's website.


Information Resources

The Loudoun County Health Department is the primary agency responsible for local response to public health issues, including the current coronavirus pandemic. We encourage residents to educate themselves and stay informed about the current situation. Loudoun County offers the following information resources:

  • Loudoun County Health Department information line
    • 703-737-8300
    • Hours of Operation: 9 a.m. - 9 p.m., Monday throughFriday; 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday

  • County Coronavirus Webpage
    • Past briefings and press conferences
    • Links to Virginia Department of Health and CDC websites

  • Text LCCOVID19 to 888-777
    • To sign up anonymously up for the latest updates from Loudoun County regarding the Coronavirus. You will not have to create an Alert Loudoun account.
        
  • Loudoun County Department of Health & Human Services' Needs Assistance page.

  • CDC Coronavirus Webpage
    • The County and State Health Departments are following CDC guidance during this event


Town Closures and Cancellations

For an up to date list of Town facility closures and program, activity and event cancellations, visit www.leesburgva.gov/closures.


News Archive

Coronavirus-related news releases are listed below.

Town of Leesburg Announces Changes and Cancellations in Response to Coronavirus Pandemic

An updated list is available on the Town website at www.leesburgva.gov/closures.

Post Date:03/13/2020 4:40 PM

Leesburg, VA (March 13, 2020) – This afternoon, the Town of Leesburg announced a series of facility, program, and activity changes being implemented in response to the Coronavirus pandemic. All changes are effective immediately, through April 30, 2020.

Town Hall

  • Meetings of the Town Council, Planning Commission, Board of Architectural Review, and Board of Zoning Appeals will take place as scheduled. These meeting are broadcast live on the Town’s local government access channels (FiOS Channel 35 and Xfinity Channel 67) and streamed live on the Town website (www.leesburgva.gov/webcasts). Staff is looking into alternate methods to allow members of the public to provide input during public meetings.
  • Decisions regarding advisory commission meetings will be made on a case-by-case basis by commission chairs. Any cancellations will be noted on the Town website calendar.
  • All meeting room reservations by non-Town government organizations have been cancelled.
  • If there are no public meetings, Town Hall will close at 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.
  • Town Hall will be closed on Saturdays.

Parks and Recreation

  • All classes and private lessons, including tennis lessons, swim lessons, free and registered fitness classes, sports classes, and flag football practices and games, are cancelled.
  • A Room to Grow preschool classes and childcare are cancelled.
  • All park and facility rentals are cancelled.
  • The Easter Egg Hunt and Flower & Garden Festival are cancelled.
  • Ida Lee Park Recreation Center will be open, with no programs. Hours have been modified to close at 8 p.m. Monday through Friday and at 6 pm. on Saturday and Sunday. The early closure will allow staff additional cleaning time.
  • Ida Lee Tennis Center will operate on normal hours, with no programs.

Thomas Balch Library 

  • All library programs, seminars, tours, and classes are cancelled.
  • Library hours are modified to the following schedule:
    • Sunday – closed
    • Monday and Tuesday – 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    • Wednesday – closed
    • Thursday and Friday – 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    • Saturday – 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • All meeting room reservations have been cancelled.

Other Town Facilities & Services  

Other Meetings and Public Events 

  • The Environmental Advisory Commission’s Keep Leesburg Beautiful Kick Off Event scheduled for Saturday, March 28, has been cancelled.
  • The Board & Commission Networking Event scheduled for Monday, March 30, has been cancelled.
  • The Mayor’s State of the Town address on Tuesday, March 31, at 5 p.m. will be broadcast on the cable channel and streamed live on the Town website.  Members of the public may not attend in person.
  • Police Chief Brown’s Chat with the Chief event on Tuesday, March 31, at 6:30 p.m. will be streamed live via the Police Department’s Facebook page (www.facebook.com/LeesburgVAPolice). 
  • The Town Plan Update “Draft Plan, First Look” event scheduled for Thursday, April 23, has been cancelled.
  • The Greater Washington Business Aviation Association Open House at the Leesburg Executive Airport scheduled for Tuesday, April 28, has been cancelled.
  • The joint Utilities and Public Works Open House scheduled for Saturday, May 9, has been cancelled.

Further changes to the Town’s programs, activities, and services will be posted on the Town website at www.leesburgva.gov/closures.

Loudoun County is the lead agency in the local response to the novel Coronavirus. For up to date information, visit the Loudoun County Health Department website at www.loudoun.gov/coronavirus

Media Contact:
Betsy Arnett
Public Information Officer
barnett@leesburgva.gov
703-771-2734

 

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