Copy
    

Status as of 4 p.m. on Thursday, April 9

The Little City To Go

There are 92 restaurants in the 2.2 square miles of the City of Falls Church that are offering "to go" and delivery of delicious food! By our count, there are at least 20 different types of cuisines represented. Your spring travel plans may be cancelled, but you can go on a culinary adventure around the world thanks to The Little City's restaurants.

Visit our list of restaurants, which now includes direct links to websites for easy ordering: www.fallschurchva.gov/ToGo.

Bunny Hop this Saturday

The City's annual Egg Hunt may be cancelled, but the Easter Bunny is considered an essential employee (along with the Tooth Fairy)! He will be hopping by your neighborhood this weekend, escorted by Recreation and Parks staff! He will start his trek at 10 a.m. We will share more details on Friday.

And don't miss the fun springtime games and crafts created by the Recreation and Parks Department.

Question of the Day

I'm sick but my doctor says I can't get tested for COVID-19. Why not?


First, we understand your frustration. We are glad you called your doctor -- that's the first step anyone should take if they think they might have COVID-19. Do not just show up at your doctor's office or urgent care -- call first.

Second, City residents with questions or concerns about COVID-19 can always contact the City's health department, which is the Fairfax County Health Department: 703-267-3511 (TTY 711) or ffxcovid@fairfaxcounty.gov. They are ready to help you.

Third, there are many possible reasons why your doctor did not prescribe a COVID-19 test for you. As the CDC states, not everyone needs to be tested for COVID-19:

You can call your doctor and ask why you are not being tested. The answer might be:

  • Your doctor may believe testing is not warranted in your situation based on their best clinical judgment.
     
  • Your doctor does not have the materials to do such testing in the office. In that case, ask your provider if they can refer you to one of their affiliated health care facilities where they will complete an assessment and you may be tested.
The Fairfax Health Department's website offers more information about testing in our area.



What's your question? Complete the form at www.fallschurchva.gov/covid-questions

Calendar

  • Saturday, April 11: Farmers Market To Go
    This week's Farmers Market To Go will be open 8 a.m. to noon for pre-order pick-up only. Check out the website for the current list of vendors who are offering pre-orders. 
     
  • Monday, April 13: City Council Virtual Meeting
    The City Council will discuss matters related to the COVID-19 emergency. 
  • Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays: Library Storytime
    Join the Mary Riley Styles Library on Facebook Live for storytime at 10:30 a.m.!

Storytime Returns

The ever-popular Mary Riley Styles Public Library is LIVE on Facebook with storytime every Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday at 10:30am and there's room for everyone! This week Miss Jess read Bunny Cakes, a Max and Ruby story by Rosemary Wells; Miss Meredtih strummed tunes on her ukelele; and Miss Laura taught kids how to call elephants (tip: call out, "Oh, elephant!" and they'll come running!).

More News

  • All Park Amenities Closed: Including tennis courts, basketball courts, the skate park, and all playgrounds. Read more.
     
  • City Council April 6 Meeting Video, Agenda, and Materials and the Legislative Update.
     
  • Lock it or Lose It: Don't forget to lock the doors of your vehicles, home, garage, basement, shed, etc. -- and don't leave valuables in sight. Read more.
     
  • Complete the 2020 Census online, by mail, or by phone. Read more.
     
  • April is Child Abuse Prevention Month, and it is likely that child abuse and neglect will continue and even increase during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more.
You are receiving this e-mail because you are subscribed to the City of Falls Church Focus Newsletter. 

The City of Falls Church is committed to the letter and spirit of the Americans with Disabilities Act. This document will be made available in alternate format upon request. Call 703-248-5003 (TTY 711).