Friday Morning Notes

More County In-person Services Open — Fairfax County residents can now take advantage of several in-person services, including tax counters, building permits, zoning applications, and health clinics. Still, residents are encouraged to take advantage of online or phone services as much as possible. Appointments are strongly encouraged. [Fairfax County Government]

Reston Association Hires Lifeguards — The association is hiring lifeguards. A certification course is also required. Applicants must be at least 15 years old and have a current American Red Cross certification in lifeguarding, among other qualification. [Reston Association]

Stateside: Virginia Eliminates Backlog of Rape Kits — “Attorney General Mark Herring announced that the state’s $3.4 million project to eliminate its backlog of 2,665 untested kits has been completed. Virginia becomes the seventh state to clear its rape kit backlog, according to the Joyful Heart Foundation, a nonprofit that runs the End the Backlog campaign.” [ABC News]

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