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Attend Ward 8 Virtual Summit Saturday

On Oct. 24 at 10 a.m., Ward 8 Councilmember Trayon White (D) and his team are hosting a virtual summit to hear from consituents....

Opinion: Defunding Police? I Don’t Get It

The "34th-n-EAT" block party was an annual affair promoted widely on social media with the promise of food and drinks. It was advertised as...

Helping Mitigate COVID Effects —With Tutoring

A group of students and recent grads from the District and area have gotten together to offer free online tutoring and enrichment programs to...

DC Offers New COVID Rental Assistance

The Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) has launched the COVID-19 Housing Assistance Program (CHAP). This $6.2 million program funded by a federal...

UMC Mobile Health Unit Program Delayed

The mobile health unit that was supposed to come to Ward 7 starting Wednesday, Aug. 26th will roll in a little later than anticipated,...

Delaware Added to High-Risk States List

DC Health updated its list of high-risk states, adding Delaware, Hawaii and South Dakota, and removing Montana and New Mexico, Mayor Muriel Bowser (D)...

New Benefits and Wage Increases for District Workers

On July 1, 2020 the District became a better place to live, work, and raise a family. DC workers can now claim local paid leave benefits to attend to urgent family needs without...

HIV Cases Decline in District

The number of newly diagnosed HIV cases in the District decreased to 282 cases in 2019, a 16 percent decrease from 335 in 2018,...

Travel, Gatherings Account for Most New COVID Cases

At Mayor Muriel Bowser’s (D) August 17 situational update, DC Health Director LaQuandra Nesbitt said DC Health is hiring an additional 175 contact tracers,...

DC Health Wants Invitees to Get Antibody Testing

The District is asking families who received a letter inviting them to participate in a COVID-19 antibody survey to please come in for testing. Starting...