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The Fairfax County Health Department and the Virginia Department of Health are the lead agencies for providing health care resources to citizens in the Town of Herndon. The town government is reliant on and deferring to these agencies in matters related to COVID-19.

Fairfax County Health Department Information and Updates on COVID-19

Virginia Department of Health Information and Updates on COVID-19

Text FFXCOVID to 888777 for text updates from the Fairfax County Health Department.

Order of the Governor, Commonwealth of Virginia, related to closure of schools and certain non-essential businesses - Frequently Asked Questions

The Town of Herndon is committed to providing essential services while protecting the health and well-being of our citizens, businesses and employees. Impacts on town programs and services are as follows:

CLOSED

Herndon Community Center and tennis bubble

Town parks, including playgrounds. The Trailside skate park is also closed. Trails may be used; please practice social distancing.

Herndon Centennial Golf Course

Herndon Municipal Center. Residents and business representatives making payments to the town may

  • Call 703-435-6813 
  • Go online at http://herndon-va.gov/BillPay
  • Use the drop box outside of the main doors of the HMC, on Lynn Street (non-cash payments only)
  • Mail non-cash payments to 777 Lynn Street, Herndon VA 20170
  • For inquiries to Public Works, including Building Inspections: publicworks@herndon-va.gov or 703-435-6853
  • For general inquiries to the town: information@herndon-va.gov or 703-435-6800

Herndon Police Department lobby. For non-emergency situations, call 703-435-6846. For records requests, email herndonpd.pio@herndon-va.gov.

MODIFIED

Meetings of the Herndon Town Council will be held electronically. Members of the public may listen to work sessions and participate in public hearings via WebEx; links will be published on the Friday prior to each Tuesday meeting date on the "Agendas and Minutes" page.

The town manager's Proposed FY 2021 Budget, submitted to the Town Council by April 1 as per state law, will be amended to reflect the fiscal impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. Public hearings on an amended proposed budget will be held in May. Click here for information on the Proposed FY 2021 Budget.

CANCELLED

The Herndon Festival 

Parks & Recreation programs and classes through spring season

Events including Aqua and Easter Egg Hunts, Park & Stream Clean-Up, Earth Day/Arbor Day Celebration, Mayor's Volunteer Appreciation Reception, Caboose to Caboose, and Big Truck Days

Spring Break Camps

SUSPENDED

Some Public Works services:

  • Effective April 13, curbside collection of yard waste
  • Spring clean-up, originally scheduled for April 22-24 (to be rescheduled)
  • Special pickup of bulky items
  • Fairfax County has suspended purple container glass collection/recycling program

Use of Herndon Police Dept (HPD) Community Room

HPD Ride-Along program, finger-printing services and car seat installations

All building and zoning inspections that require home or commercial space entry

Graveside services at Chestnut Grove Cemetery. Staff is working to accommodate families.

CLICK HERE FOR RESOURCES FOR TOWN BUSINESSES.

CLICK HERE FOR INFO ON RESTAURANT AND GROCERY STORE HOURS AND SERVICES.

CLICK HERE FOR INFORMATION ON FAIRFAX COUNTY GENERAL DISTRICT COURT, INCLUDING IN THE TOWN OF HERNDON

Additional updates will be communicated through several channels including the town’s e-newsletters, Facebook and Twitter, and this webpage. 

How to Prevent the Spread of Illnesses

  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. Use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol if soap and water are not available.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands.
  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • Stay home when you are sick.
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash.
  • Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces.

Centers for Disease Control’s Information on Pandemic Preparedness and COVID-19

Symptoms prevention