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Updated Mask Guidance Differs In DC, Virginia | Patch PM

Patch logo Patch 7/29/2021 Emily Leayman
a woman sitting at a table: The new requirement in D.C. will apply to vaccinated and unvaccinated people over the age of 2. "We will continue to do what is necessary to keep D.C. safe," D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser said at a news conference Thursday. © Shutterstock The new requirement in D.C. will apply to vaccinated and unvaccinated people over the age of 2. "We will continue to do what is necessary to keep D.C. safe," D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser said at a news conference Thursday.

Here are some of the share-worthy stories from Virginia and DC Patches to talk about tonight.

Northam Recommends Masks For Vaccinated In Public Indoor Settings

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam announced Thursday that all Virginians, including residents who have received the COVID-19 vaccination, should consider wearing a mask in public indoor settings where there is an increased risk of transmission.

DC To Require Masks Indoors For Everyone Older Than 2

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam announced Thursday that all Virginians, including residents who have received the COVID-19 vaccination, should consider wearing a mask in public indoor settings where there is an increased risk of transmission.

Severe Thunderstorm Watch Issued By NWS For DC, NoVA

National Weather Service in Sterling, Virginia issued a severe thunderstorm watch on Thursday afternoon for Washington, D.C. and parts of Virginia.

Sick Or Dying Bird Reports Down In Virginia, Cause Still Unknown

After Virginia and other states began receiving reports of a mysterious illness sickening or killing birds in late May, reports are starting to go down. However, the cause of the birds' illness and deaths remains unknown.

SACC Program Returning To All Fairfax County Schools In August

School Age Child Care (SACC) programs will be returning to all public schools in Fairfax County when the academic school year begins on Aug. 23. The county-run program provides care for students before and after school, as well as during school vacations.

Virginia Sales Tax Holiday 2021: Dates, What's Included

Every summer, Virginia residents get a three-day sales tax holiday with tax-free shopping on select items. Many families take advantage of the tax-free shopping to buy clothing, school supplies, emergency preparedness products and more.

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