Due to concerns regarding the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, Monday, March 23, 2020, Portsmouth Redevelopment and Housing Authority (PRHA) will be observing limited operations until further notice.
Why is VDH advising people to wear cloth face coverings (nonsurgical masks)? COVID-19 is a new virus and we are learning as much as we can about it every day. Wearing a mask could help prevent a sick person from accidentally infecting others.
Wearing cloth face coverings will help the spread of COVID-19. Click on the link below for a factsheet on how to properly wear face coverings.
Hope Charitable Services (HOPE) and Portsmouth Department of Social Services (DSS) are partnering to ease some of the stressors caused by the Coronavirus crisis.
The city of Portsmouth's Information Technology and Emergency Management departments have created a COVID-19 information hub. Follow this link: https://city-of-portsmouth-coronavirus-response-portsmouthgis.hub.arcgis.com/
The Shaun Johnson Big Band Experience has been postponed. Currently, the concert has not been rescheduled, and Portsmouth Community Concerts will be evaluating all available options once the threat of the virus has passed.
Portsmouth Fire & Rescue Services has shared its three-year department achievements. Read highlights from each division including the Emergency Communications Center and first responders. Click on the link below to read the report.
Having a difficult time talking to your children about COVID-19? Here’s an article titled, Ways to Support Children’s Emotional Health During COVID-19, by Dr. Asha Patton-Smith of Atlantic Permanente Medical Group. Click on the link for the full story.
Governor Ralph Northam today (3-30-2020) issued a statewide Stay at Home order to protect the health and safety of Virginians and mitigate the spread of the novel coronavirus, or COVID-19.
Although public library locations are currently closed to the public, they are still offering resources that patrons can use and access from computers, tablets, and smartphones!
Due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, the tax relief application deadline has been extended. Click on the link below for the details.
Every Monday through Friday, starting Monday, March 30, and continuing until further notice, the City of Portsmouth and Portsmouth Public Schools are partnering to provide food program services for Pre-K through 12th-grade students.