COVID19

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Supervisors Allocate An Additional $20M in CARES Act Funds to Prince William County Public Schools

At its September 8 meeting, the Prince William County Board of Supervisors unanimously allocated $20M in CARES Act funds to Prince William County Public Schools, to help offset budget and operational impacts of COVID-19. Earlier this summer, the Board transferred $5M to the school division. These funds will be used for critical needs such as […]

County Task Forces Work to Meet Community Challenges During COVID-19

Prince William County continues to work to meet both the public health and economic needs of residents through its Emergency Operations Center (EOC), which coordinates task forces on community feeding programs, COVID-19 testing and county operations, as well as rent, mortgage and utility relief. Following are highlights from Prince William’s Emergency Management Coordinator Brian Misner […]

The Department of Economic Development announces two new programs to help Prince William County businesses adapt to the COVID-19 pandemic

The Department of Economic Development is excited to announce two new programs designed to help Prince William County businesses adapt to the challenges caused by COVID-19 pandemic. We recognize that it has not only been difficult, but costly for our business community to implement the new standards for public health and safety in order to operate […]

Virginia Supreme Court Grants Temporary Statewide Eviction Moratorium

Court suspends eviction proceedings through September 7 at Governor’s request The moratorium, which will begin on Monday, August 10 and remain in effect through Monday, September 7, halts all eviction proceedings related to failure to pay rent. Governor Northam requested this moratorium in a letter to Virginia Supreme Court Chief Justice Donald Lemons on July […]

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Prince William County awarded $41 million in second round of CARES Act funding | Coronavirus | insidenova.com

While the county continues to grapple with climbing costs associated with the pandemic, including dramatic costs estimates for schools in the fall, Prince William County has received an infusion of financial aid from the federal government. The county was recently awarded $41 million in the second round of the federal funding from the Coronavirus Aid, […]

Department of Economic Development Receives Funding to Provide Business Incentives

The COVID-19 pandemic forced a number of non-essential businesses in the county to close and many small businesses were severely impacted, particularly in the restaurant, retail and travel sectors. In April, the Prince William County Department of Economic Development created the Economic Recovery Task Force to help staff develop recommendations to aid the county’s post […]

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Virginia businesses will soon have to follow safety rules to limit COVID-19. Here’s what they need to do. | Daily Press

  Gov. Ralph Northam said he asked the group to create the regulations in May due to a lack of mandates from the federal government. (View an FAQ for employers.) “Workers should not have to sacrifice their health and safety to earn a living, especially during an ongoing global pandemic,” Northam said in a news […]

Prince William County schools getting $5 million for COVID-19 costs | Prince William | insidenova.com

Emily Sides, esides@insidenova.com Jul 21, 2020  The Prince William Board of County Supervisors has re-allocated $5 million in federal COVID-19 assistance so they can support Prince William County Public Schools.  The Board voted 8-0 Tuesday to spend the money, part of the county’s CARES Act funding. “It’s all uncharted territory and they will have extra […]