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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.

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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 19, 2021

Resources available for those who are experiencing anxiety related to COVID-19 (2/19)

VDH encourages anyone experiencing anxiety or stress related to COVID-19 to call or text VA COPES, a free and confidential COVID-19 "warmline," at 877-349-6428, M-F, 9 am to 9 pm, and Sat-Sun, 5 to 9 pm. Spanish speakers are available.

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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)

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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: February 26, 2021

Parks and Recreation is now hiring for its summer camps and activities!

Park and Rec - Now Hiring

Fitness Instructor, Special Recreation Camp Counselor, and Summer Fun Program Recreation Leader are just a few of the positions being filled.

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Posted on: August 14, 2020

Read All About It! The Spring Edition of Citizen News is here

Citizen News 2021

Enjoy a new interactive, easier to read edition full of downloadable articles

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Posted on: February 5, 2021

York County COVID-19 Helpline

Covid-19 Helpline York County

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

Details here... Home
Posted on: January 12, 2021

Don't Miss the Last Winter Market on Saturday, March 6

Winter Market

Bundle up and come down to the waterfront to shop for locally grown, produced, and crafted products.

Hope to see you there... Home
Posted on: February 14, 2021

Household Chemical Collection, Computer Recycling, Paper Shredding

Household Chemical Collection

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: February 2, 2021

Stay Updated with the Latest Information

York County COVID 19 Vaccinations

York County’s COVID-19 Connection webpage is updated regularly – often daily – with the latest information and Frequently Asked Questions about vaccines and important links to various COVID resources.  Residents are reminded to check this website...

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Posted on: February 4, 2021

COVID-19 Eviction Program - Application Process Now Open!

Eviction Relief

This investment in a healthier Greater Williamsburg will be divided among the City of Williamsburg, James City County and York County.

Find out more... Home

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Posted on: January 28, 2021

Activities for Kids, Tweens & Teens During February

February activities for kids, tweens and teens

Youth Services is offering a variety of fun activities and programs during February 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: February 26, 2021

Activities for Kids, Tweens & Teens During March

March activities for kids, tweens and teens.

Youth Services is offering a variety of fun activities and programs during March 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 21, 2021

Digital Magazines now in our OverDrive Collection

Digital magazines moving to OverDrive on January 28

The York County Public Library has moved our digital magazines from RBdigital to our OverDrive collection. You will continue to be able to browse, borrow, and enjoy all the same great magazines you loved in the RBdigital app, now available in the Libby ap...

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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: January 13, 2021

Spring Soccer Volunteers Needed

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If you enjoy the game of soccer and are willing to help teach the next generation of soccer players.  Please fill out the soccer volunteer application, background check, and mandated reporting to get started.  For more informatio...

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Posted on: September 24, 2020

Volunteer Park Ambassadors Needed

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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, 2020

Additional York County Closings

Courts, Playgrounds are latest to close

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Posted on: March 16, 2020

York County Closes Public Buildings to the General Public Effective Immediately

York County Closes Public Buildings to the General Public Effective Immediately Closings in place now through close of business Friday, March 27; employees report to work as usual

March 15, 2020

York County officials are continuing to monitor and r...

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Posted on: March 16, 2020

March 14 - News and Information from Community Leaders

March 14, 2020

We have learned about several more incidents of coronavirus COVID-19 within the region, including one death, confirming a limited community spread. 

We as a community have the obligation to take further steps to curtail the spread, o...

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Posted on: February 24, 2021

Great American Cleanup 2021

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The Great American Cleanup is an opportunity to transform your neighborhood and community into beautiful, healthy spaces. Beautiful places are environmentally healthy, socially connected and economically sound. They’re better places to raise families, sta...

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Posted on: February 14, 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: February 18, 2021

Cigarette Litter Prevention

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Everyone can help keep roadways, waterways and public spaces cigarette litter-free by following these tips from Keep America Beautiful’s Cigarette Litter Prevention Program.

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Posted on: January 28, 2021

VDOT or Not?

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Find out who maintains streets, signs, and more

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Posted on: January 15, 2020

York/Poquoson Master Gardeners to Offer a $1,000 Scholarship for 2021

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York/Poquoson Master Gardeners are proud to offer once again, a $1,000 college scholarship to York County and City of Poquoson residents that are incoming freshmen accepted to a recognized accredited Community College, College or University. The student&a...

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Posted on: November 4, 2020

Healthy Virginia Lawns Program

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Register now for the Spring Healthy Virginia Lawns Program with site visits beginning in March. The Healthy Virginia Lawns program is designed to assist York County and Poquoson residents with taking care of their lawn in an economic and environmentally s...

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Virginia Cooperative Extension
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 can be found by visiting our Junior Summer Camp page

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Posted on: January 5, 2021

York County Community Garden

Community Garden Plot

If you are interested in a garden plot in 2021 at the McReynolds Sports Complex, email the Community Garden Coordinator.  

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Posted on: February 14, 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: February 24, 2021

Great American Cleanup 2021

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The Great American Cleanup is an opportunity to transform your neighborhood and community into beautiful, healthy spaces. Beautiful places are environmentally healthy, socially connected and economically sound. They’re better places to raise fam...

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Posted on: February 18, 2021

Cigarette Litter Prevention

This is an image of cigarette butts on the beach

Everyone can help keep roadways, waterways and public spaces cigarette litter-free by following these tips from Keep America Beautiful’s Cigarette Litter Prevention Program.

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