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Posted on: May 27, 2020

SSA Provides Information on Services During COVID-19

During this public health emergency, the Social Security Administration wanted to provide you with helpful information to include an overview of services that Social Security offices offer. Click on the link below for the full news release.

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Posted on: May 27, 2020

Governor Announces Face Covering Regulations

Governor Ralph Northam today signed Executive Order Sixty-Three, requiring Virginians to wear face coverings in public indoor settings to help contain the spread of the novel coronavirus. Click on the link for the full story.

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Posted on: May 26, 2020

Rush Street Gaming and City Sign Casino Development Agreement

The Portsmouth City Council approved the Casino Development Proposal with Rush Street Gaming on Tues., May 26, 2020, in open session. Click on the link below for the full news release.

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Posted on: May 22, 2020

State Launches COVIDCheck Tool

Governor Ralph Northam announced on May 22, that Virginians can now use COVIDCheck, a new online risk-assessment tool to check their symptoms and connect with the appropriate health care resource, including COVID-19 testing.

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Posted on: May 21, 2020

Annual Seawall Art Show Canceled

The 50th Annual Seawall Art Show, which would have been held in August in Olde Towne Portsmouth, has been canceled for 2020 amid the COVID-19 public health crisis.

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Posted on: May 20, 2020

Portion of Sunset Thursdays Concerts Canceled

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the city of Portsmouth has canceled a partial list of its popular Sunset Thursdays Concerts scheduled to begin June 11. Click the link below for a list of the canceled concerts.

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Posted on: May 20, 2020

Free Meal Mondays by Mercy Drops Dream Center

Locally, organizations have joined the effort to assist people with food insecurities. Portsmouth-based Mercy Drops Dream Center launch Free Meal Mondays beginning Mon., May 25, from 5 to 7 p.m. at Amici's, 601 Airline Blvd. Click link to view the flyer.

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Posted on: May 12, 2020

OEM Offers Guidelines for Supplies

The Office of Emergency Management has issued a set of guidelines for ordering supplies during the COVID-19 health crisis. Click on the link below for the guidelines. For additional information, use this email . . . pociaska@portsmouthva.gov.

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Posted on: May 8, 2020

Water Utilities Advise Flushing Process

Directors of Hampton Roads’ water utilities and health department officials advise business owners and operators who closed or evacuated buildings due to COVID-19 to thoroughly flush their establishment’s plumbing systems before reopening.

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