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Can Mentally Challenging Games Prevent Cognitive Decline?

Consistent brain fitness connected to improved memory, reasoning and processing.

Can Mentally Challenging Games Prevent Cognitive Decline?

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Inova Awards $240K in Community Health Funds to Local Nonprofits

Annual grant doubled in amount this year due to the pandemic impacts.

Inova fund

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Teacher Vaccinations Begin in Fairfax County

In accordance with State and local Health department groupings, teachers and school staff in Phase 1b began receiving vaccinations on Monday, Jan. 11.

Safety Kits Help Fairfax City Businesses

To protect the business community and prevent the spread of COVID-19, Fairfax City’s Economic Development Office and Economic Development Authority (EDA), will provide City businesses with Fairfax City ReConnected Safety Kits.

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Front Line Medical Staff Get New Tennis Shoes

Local athletic shoe companies donate special shoes to medical staff Impacted by COVID-19.

New shoes for medical workers.

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Are Hospitals in Northern Virginia Ready?

Projections show a critical lack of hospital beds and ICU beds.

Northern Virginia’s health care system could be overwhelmed by an influx of patients infected with the novel coronavirus, according to an assessment from the Harvard Global Health Institute. The projections show hospitals in Fairfax, Arlington and Alexandria could quickly fill their available beds with patients, forcing administrators to either expand capacity or make the kind of life-and-death decisions about care that Italy has been forced into by the crisis.

Report Shows Geographic Disparities in Health in Virginia

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Week in Fairfax

Help CYA Deliver Holiday Cheer to Children with Cancer

Childhood Cancer Volunteers

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Thanksgiving Church Service from Christian Science Church

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Before the feast and football games, bring your family and friends to a THANKSGIVING CHURCH SERVICE

‘Confidence through Accomplishment’

Girls on the Run is in local elementary schools.

Girls on the Run is in local elementary schools.

Give Blood, Save Lives

Critical blood shortage prompts Red Cross to issue emergency call for donations.

Critical blood shortage prompts Red Cross to issue emergency call for donations.

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