News & Announcements

Posted on: January 4, 2021

Northern Virginia Regional Commission Releases Climate Resilience Dashboard for Region

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The Northern Virginia Regional Commission (NVRC) Climate Resilience Dashboard is an interactive website that allows users to take action to boost their climate resilience using data-driven tools, information, and analysis to make smarter decisions. The we...

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Posted on: December 20, 2020

Analysis of Paycheck Protection Program in the Region

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Our Regional Demographer has issued an analysis regarding the Paycheck Protection Program loan program in Northern Virginia. The report is based upon data released by the Federal government on December 2. The full report and accompanying charts and maps c...

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NOVA News/Highlights
Posted on: December 7, 2020

COVID19 Vaccination Information

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The Virginia Department of Health (VDH) has announced vaccination priorities for the Commonwealth as well as plans to begin distributing and administering COVID-19 vaccine before the end of the year.

The creation and distribution of COVID-19 vaccine is one...

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NOVA News/Highlights
Posted on: December 3, 2020

Shelter Locations in Region Updated

Winter Weather Shelter Information

During the winter months when low temperatures pose a greater risk for homeless people living outdoors, additional sheltering resources are available. NVRC has just published this information in the December 2020 Suburban Virginia Winter Shelter ...

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NOVA News/Highlights
Posted on: September 1, 2020

It's Flu Season

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The 2020/2021 Flu Season

According to the Centers for Disease Control, the 2020–21 influenza season will coincide with the continued or recurrent circulation of SARS-CoV-2 (the novel coronavirus associated with coronavirus disease 2019 [COVID-19]...

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NOVA News/Highlights
Posted on: November 6, 2017

NoVA Solar Map

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The NoVA solar map was created by the Northern Virginia Regional Commission to demonstrate to homeowners and business owners how much solar energy can be generated by the rooftop of their home and/or business. The map is the first of its kind in Northern ...

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NOVA News/Highlights
Posted on: November 6, 2017

Share VA Roads

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NVRC is pleased to make available this program which offers safety procedures and traffic regulations for all users of Virginia’s roads and paths. Our "Share VA Roads" guide will help bicyclists, pedestrians, and motorists safely use Virginia’s ...

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NOVA News/Highlights
Posted on: November 6, 2017

Plant NoVA Natives

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Plant NoVA Natives is a joint marketing campaign of a grand coalition of non-profit, governmental and private groups, all working to reverse the decline of native plants and wildlife in Northern Virginia. Our strategy is to encourage residents as well as ...

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NOVA News/Highlights
Posted on: September 17, 2018

New KnowRX Web Site Provides Information on Opioid Crisis

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Addiction to prescription pain medications, also known as opioids, is a public health emergency in Virginia and a crisis across the nation. Prescription opioid misuse is a significant cause of injury and death in Virginia, accounting for at least 55.5% of...

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