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Recognizing Pedestrian Safety as a Public Health Concern

On average, there are 172 crashes involving pedestrians every year in Fairfax County and Black and Hispanic people are both injured and killed at more than double the rate of white people. — Fairfax County Health Department

PRS Reaches Spanish Speakers with Content and Outreach

PRS, a behavioral health nonprofit serving Northern Virginia which operates as the Regional Crisis Call Center for most of Virginia, has enhanced its offerings and outreach to the Northern Virginia Spanish speaking community.

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Caregiving Corner

My Loved One Has Dementia. What Do I Say or Do?

“We want our loved ones to smile.” — Speech language pathologist Susan Wranik

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No Matter What — Try Really Hard NOT To Fall

“There are measures we can take to help prevent falls.” — Sara Pappa, Northern Virginia Falls Prevention Alliance coordinator

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Recognizing Covid Heroes

Fairfax County Health Department celebrates partners who rose to pandemic’s many challenges.

Covid heroes

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Teacher Wants to Erase Student Meal Debt

VA Bill H-1967: School meals; availability at no cost to the student

Student meals

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Reston Association Chooses New CEO

One-on-one interview with Mac Cummins, AICP

One-on-one interview with Mac Cummins, AICP

Green Rollback May Hit Blue Wall

Republican efforts to undo environmental laws to face opposition in Democratic-led Senate.

Environmental laws

Can Mentally Challenging Games Prevent Cognitive Decline?

Consistent brain fitness connected to improved memory, reasoning and processing.

Can Mentally Challenging Games Prevent Cognitive Decline?

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Teacher Vaccinations Begin in Fairfax County

In accordance with State and local Health department groupings, teachers and school staff in Phase 1b began receiving vaccinations on Monday, Jan. 11.

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Land Acquired Near Springfield for New Inova Medical Campus

Changes coming to area close to the metro and town center.

Inova Medical Campus

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The Work of Bees, Birds and Butterflies Officially Recognized

National Pollinator Week notes the importance of pollination to the food chain.

Pollinator week

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