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Posted on: April 13, 2021

Hampton and Peninsula Health Districts Move to COVID-19 Vaccination Phase 2 (4/13)

Beginning April 14, anyone sixteen years old and up who lives and works in York County, Hampton, Newport News, Poquoson, Williamsburg, and James City County can participate in vaccination clinics. On April 18, all of Virginia will move to Phase 2.

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Posted on: April 13, 2021

Virginia Pauses Administration of Johnson & Johnson Vaccine (4/13)

The Commonwealth is pausing the administration of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine while the FDA and CDC investigate recent claims of a serious side effect from the inoculation.

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Posted on: April 2, 2021

Virginia Expands Vaccine Eligibility Starting April 18 (4/2)

Governor Ralph Northam announced this week that all individuals in Virginia, age 16 and older, will be eligible to get the COVID-19 vaccine starting on Sunday, April 18.

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Posted on: March 24, 2021

Governor Northam Announces Executive Order Updates with Next Steps for the Forward Virginia Plan

Certain sports and entertainment venues may begin to operate with additional capacity, and gathering limits will increase starting April 1. Vaccination rates rising as approximately one in four Virginians are now vaccinated with at least one dose.

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Posted on: March 23, 2021

An important message from our partners at the City of Williamsburg & James City County (3/23)

COVID Vaccine Hotline

Did you receive an email from WJCC COVID Vaccine Clinic asking you to register for an appointment at the Greater Williamsburg Clinic? It’s not a scam! Vaccine appointment emails are being sent to those in 1a and 1b.Still not sure? Call the COVID...

Call 877-724-1954 for more information...

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Posted on: March 16, 2021

Health Districts, Localities and Health Systems Join Forces Under Operation Vaccinate the Peninsula

(3/16) The goal is to ensure every member of the Peninsula community has easy access to COVID-19 vaccine information and is able to make the best decision for their health and well-being.

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Posted on: March 8, 2021

CDC Issues Guidelines For Those Who Are Fully Vaccinated (3/8)

Based on what the CDC knows today about COVID-19 vaccines, people who have been fully vaccinated can start to do some things that they had stopped doing because of the pandemic.

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Posted on: March 5, 2021

Grant Applications Still Being Accepted for the Eviction Prevention Program (3/5)

Funding is still available from the Williamsburg Health Foundation’s generous grant to assist York County renters who have experienced financial loss and are behind in their payments due to Covid-19.

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Posted on: March 2, 2021

York County COVID-19 Helpline to Suspend Services Today, March 2

After assisting thousands of residents with vaccine registration, calls are now being referred to the Vaccinate Virginia Call Center at 1-877-VAX-IN-VA (1-877-829-4682), available seven days a week from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

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Posted on: February 24, 2021

Governor's Executive Order amended to safely and gradually ease public health restrictions (2/24)

As of March 1 new guidelines will increase capacity limits for outdoor sports and entertainment venues for at least one month. These and other measures may be eased further if key health metrics continue to improve.

See what's changing... *COVID-19
Posted on: February 22, 2021

Virginia on the list to receive vaccines at Walgreens beginning Thursday, Feb. 25 (2/22)

Plans include distribution of a portion of these vaccines, provided through a federal program, to individuals in underserved areas.

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Posted on: February 18, 2021

Health officials report delay in vaccine shipments due to inclement weather across the region (2/18)

Local clinics including those at York Senior Center, CNU, and WJCC Visitor Center will reschedule citizen vaccination appointments for a later date.

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Posted on: February 16, 2021

New VDH Vaccination Registration Portal Launched Today (2/16)

Vaccinate.virginia.gov is open for statewide registration or to confirm that you are in the queue. Those previously registered were transferred into the new system. There is now one form for all groups with eligibility determined within the application.

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Posted on: February 5, 2021

Select CVS Stores Plan to Distribute Vaccine Mid-February (2/5)

Registration for 26,000 doses will begin Tuesday

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Posted on: February 3, 2021

COVID-19 Eviction Prevention Program (2/3)

Together with the City of Williamsburg, James City County & York County, the Williamsburg Health Foundation announced grant funding to the localities to prevent rental evictions of Greater Williamsburg residents as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Posted on: February 1, 2021

York County Establishes COVID-19 Helpline (2/1)

If you or someone you know does not have Internet access, and are having trouble getting registered - you can now call our York County Covid-19 Helpline at 757-890-5890 for assistance

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Posted on: January 28, 2021

Governor Northam continues Executive Order 72 through February 28

Extends requirements to maintain the 10-person limit on social gatherings, wearing masks in public places, guidelines for businesses, and other provisions.

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Posted on: January 27, 2021

Riverside Health System Using My Chart to Schedule COVID-19 Vaccines (1/27)

Adults age 65+ with a Riverside primary care physician are now eligible to schedule their COVID-19 vaccine through the online health portal, My Chart. Find weekly updates, vaccine status tracker, & FAQs on the Riversideonline.com website.

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Posted on: January 25, 2021

Regional Joint Statement regarding Williamsburg Health Foundation $1 Million in grant funding (1/25)

The Williamsburg Health Foundation , together with York County, City of Williamsburg, and James City County announces grant funding to prevent rental evictions of local residents as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Posted on: January 22, 2021

VDH-Peninsula Health District has a registration portal available for those 65 and up

VDH-Peninsula Health District has a registration portal available for those 65 and up to sign up for notification once the vaccine is available.  Also, you can register by calling (757) 594-7496. Note: Those age 75 and up are being scheduled for ...

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Posted on: January 22, 2021

Regional Joint Statement Regarding Vaccination Clinics (1/22)

Three clinic locations have been established to serve the Peninsula.

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Posted on: January 22, 2021

Hampton and Peninsula Health Districts Will Expand COVID-19 Vaccinations

Targeting Priority “Phase 1b” Recipients (focusing on front line workers, those living in congregate settings and those most at risk)

Read here... *COVID-19
Posted on: January 21, 2021

Letter to Governor Northam from Hampton Roads Leadership (1/21)

The Hampton Roads Planning District sent this letter on behalf of the 17 local governments in Hampton Roads, concerning the rate of COVID-19 vaccinations in our region.

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Posted on: January 21, 2021

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Posted on: January 21, 2021

Utility Resources

York County Utility billing has CARES Act funds available to assist those who are behind on their bills due to Covid-19. Certain qualifications apply.

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Posted on: April 15, 2021

Behind the Scenes - Making a Difference

National Public Safety Telwcommunicatiors Week - 2021

Thank you for being the first to answer the call!

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Posted on: April 14, 2021

April is National Distracted Driving Awareness Month

Distracted Driving Month

A good time to regroup and take responsibility for the choices we make when we're on the road.

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Posted on: April 14, 2021

We hope you and your family will… Meet Us at the Market!

Sister Cities French Market

Enjoy French music, wine, and featured traditional market products such as fresh-baked bread and pastries, chocolates, macarons, crepes, and authentic beignets (just to name a few!)

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Posted on: March 17, 2021

Take a ride on Yorktown's FREE Trolley

Trolley Victory Monument

One of the best ways to see Historic Yorktown, just in time for an exciting lineup of spring events!

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Posted on: March 24, 2021

Let's Work Together in Human Resources!

Come Work With Us!

Say hello to an amazing career working in beautiful Historic Yorktown

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Posted on: April 14, 2021

BOS Meeting / Budget Public Hearing

York County Board of Supervisors

Tuesday, April 20 at 6 p.m.

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Posted on: March 17, 2021

Shredding Event, DEA Drug Take Back & Food Drive

Drug Take Back April 2021

On Saturday April 24 from 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 pm., the York County Beautification Committee will partner with the York County D.A.R.E. personnel to provide our citizens with an opportunity to shred personal papers, and drop off expired or unneeded prescript...

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Posted on: April 14, 2021

Pirates Invade Yorktown, April 24 & 25 at Riverwalk Landing

Pirate Adventure Cruise Schooner Alliance

Enjoy live blacksmith demonstrations and fun for lads and lasses of all ages. Explore a pirate encampment, sing along to sea shanties, take part in a town-wide treasure hunt, and witness exciting cannon demonstrations.

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Posted on: March 16, 2021

County Administrator Neil Morgan presented his FY2022 Budget recommendation to the BOS

FY2022 Proposed Budget

See the Proposed FY2022 Budget and FY2022-FY2027 Proposed CIP

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Posted on: March 18, 2021

Remember, call BEFORE you dig!

Call 811

As the weather warms up, you may start checking things off your outdoor project to-do list. If any of your projects involve getting out a shovel, have a plan contact 811 at least two working days before you dig.

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Posted on: April 8, 2021

Virtual Money Smart Week April 10-17

Join virtual Money Smart Week, April 10-17, for a week of financial capability programming.

Virtual Money Smart Week 2021 will be held Saturday, April 10 through Saturday, April 17. This week-long free virtual campaign aims to help people, especially those hardest hit by the COVID-19 pandemic, better manage their personal finances through the co...

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Posted on: March 18, 2021

"George Washington and Spain" Book Donation

"George Washington and Spain" donated to York County Public Library

Colonel Enrique Gaitan, Spanish Army Liaison Officer at Fort Eustis, visited the Yorktown Library on Wednesday, February 23, and presented Library Director Kevin Smith the book George Washington and Spain. The Legacy of the Spanish Army in the Un...

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Posted on: April 5, 2021

Big Library Read Incorporates Humor to Reduce Stress

Big Library Read returns April 5-19 with "The Art of Taking it Easy"

The York County Public Library is helping readers embrace humor to reduce stress together during the Big Library Read, the world’s largest digital book club. From April 5-19, readers can learn stress-managing techniques from psychologist and stand-up come...

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Posted on: March 29, 2021

Activities for Kids, Tweens & Teens During April

April Activities for Kids, Tweens and Teens

Youth Services is offering a variety of fun activities and programs during April for kids, tweens and teens! If you have any questions about the activities, contact the Youth Services Department at Tabb, 757-890-5110, or Yorktown, 757-890-3236.

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Posted on: January 22, 2021

Master Your Garden!

Learn gardening tips and tricks in these Zoom classes

The York County Public Library, Poquoson Public Library, and York-Poquoson Master Gardeners are partnering to host a series of educational gardening seminars on Zoom. The series will feature a variety of topics to help save you time and build your gardeni...

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Posted on: November 2, 2020

York County Public Libraries Hours of Operation

York County Public Library Hours of Operation

York County Public Libraries are open to the general public with modified hours of operation:

Sunday - ClosedMonday - 10 am to 7 pmTuesday - 10 am to 7 pmWednesday - 10 am to 7 pmThursday - 10 am to 7 pmFriday - 10 am to 5 pmSaturday - 10 am to 5 pm

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Posted on: September 24, 2020

Volunteer Park Ambassadors Needed

Kiln Creek Park 9

If you enjoy the outdoors and would like to volunteer to check on our parks, please consider becoming a park ambassador. We would like ambassador to check the park weekly and complete a monthly inspection report. Please fill out the park ambassador volunt...

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Posted on: March 17, 2021

Shredding Event, DEA Drug Take Back Day Saturday April 24

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On Saturday April 24 from 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 pm., the York County Beautification Committee will partner with the York County D.A.R.E. personnel to provide our citizens with an opportunity to shred personal papers, and drop off expired or unneeded prescript...

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Posted on: April 12, 2021

Household Chemical Collection, Computer Recycling, Paper Shredding

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VPPSA holds a total of 16 household chemical collection events per year and accepts a variety of paints, fuels, solvents, pesticides, automotive products and other chemicals from residents of Hampton, Poquoson, Williamsburg, James City County and York Cou...

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Posted on: March 17, 2021

Call Before You Dig

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As the weather warms up, you may start checking things off your outdoor project to-do list. If any of your projects involve getting out a shovel, have a plan contact 811 at least two working days before you dig. This service is free and means a trained re...

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Posted on: March 23, 2021

Septic Tank Reminder

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Most York County residences are connected to the County maintained sanitary sewer systems, but there are still some areas where sewer systems are not available.  These homes utilize septic tanks or pumping chambers that are an important part of t...

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Posted on: January 5, 2021

2021 4-H Junior Summer Camp

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York/Poquoson 4-H Junior Summer Camp is scheduled for August 2 - 6, 2021 at the Jamestown 4-H Educational Center.  More information and the Camper Registration links can be found by visiting our Junior Summer Camp page

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Posted on: February 20, 2020

Master Gardeners Spring Plant Sale at the York Learning Garden

York Learning Garden Plant Sale

The York/Poquoson Master Gardeners Spring Plant Sale will be held on Saturday, May 1, 2021, from 8:00 am to Noon at the York Learning Garden – 301 Goodwin Neck Rd, Yorktown. Choose from annuals, perennials, shrubs, tre...

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Virginia Cooperative Extension
Posted on: March 31, 2021

Virtual Master Gardener Help Desk

Yorktown Onion

Master Gardener Volunteers can answer your gardening and landscaping questions year round.  Visit the VCE Master Gardener Help Desk page for more information.

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Virginia Cooperative Extension
Posted on: April 4, 2021

2021 Master Gardener Training Course

Registration opens on April 28th.

Visit the Peninsula Master Gardener Training page for more information.

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Posted on: March 17, 2021

Shredding Event, DEA Drug Take Back Day Saturday April 24

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On Saturday April 24 from 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 pm., the York County Beautification Committee will partner with the York County D.A.R.E. personnel to provide our citizens with an opportunity to shred personal papers, and drop off expired or unneeded prescript...

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Posted on: April 12, 2021

Household Chemical Collection, Computer Recycling, Paper Shredding

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VPPSA holds a total of 16 household chemical collection events per year and accepts a variety of paints, fuels, solvents, pesticides, automotive products and other chemicals from residents of Hampton, Poquoson, Williamsburg, James City County and York Cou...

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Posted on: April 14, 2021

DIY Vegan Laundry Detergent

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Make Your Own for Earth Day

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Posted on: April 14, 2021

Homegrown National Park

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Restore Biodiversity by Planting Native Plants

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