Coronavirus COVID-19

Page updated on Sep 21, 2020 at 10:59 PM
Get Tested

COVID-19 has a wide range of symptoms ranging from mild to severe. Getting tested gives you the power to stop the spread to friends and loved ones. Learn when and where to get tested for COVID-19, and what to expect after receiving test results.

Stay Safe

Everyone must do their part to stop the spread: maintain at least 6 feet of distance from others; wear a mask over both your nose and mouth in public, whether indoors or outdoors; wash your hands or use hand sanitizer with at least 60% ethyl alcohol and disinfect surfaces.

Answer the Call

Case investigations and contact tracing are critical to stopping the spread. Help save lives and keep our economy running. Your friends and loved ones are counting on you to answer calls from health officials to prevent future infections in our community.

Mask Requirements

Mask Requirements

Effective October 1, face coverings will be required in indoor and outdoor public places, to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. The ordinance expands on a state executive order that has required masks in most indoor public settings since May 29.

Help with Basic Needs

Help with Basic Needs

Find resources and information to assist with food, housing, jobs, human services and mental health; or volunteer to help those in need due to COVID-19.

Stay Connected

Stay Connected

Support for Businesses

Support & Guidance for Businesses

Find resources and information to help the Alexandria business community respond to the impact of COVID-19.



Find answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about the Coronavirus and the City's response to the pandemic.

COVID Catalog

Catalog of Multilingual Resources

Find a wide variety of materials produced in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, available for distribution or printing by residents, businesses and organizations.

Strategic Plans to Stop the Spread

Strategic Plans to Stop the Spread

Learn how AHD is prioritizing science-based recommendations, focusing resources on saving lives, and engaging and empowering Alexandrians most in need. 

Health Guidance

Guidance by Sector

Find guidance and resources for individuals and organizations by different sectors and needs.

ALX at Home

ALX at Home

From virtual shopping at local boutiques to curbside pickup at your favorite restaurants to virtual ghost tours, see more than 200 ways to support the independent businesses that make Alexandria so special.