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Posted on: June 22, 2020

[ARCHIVED] June 22 4 p.m. Update - Election Day Reminder; Park Restrooms Reopen

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COVID-19 Updates and Reminders 

Election Day is tomorrow, June 23. Polls are open from 6 a.m. until 7 p.m. Remember to bring your ID. Visit for details.

Business Updates
On June 18, the Governor of Virginia released Sector Guidelines for Phase Three:

Business owners are encouraged to see if they qualify for a forgivable loan from the Greater Williamsburg Small Business Relief Fund. 

More than $125 billion in Paycheck Protection Program funding is still available. The deadline to apply is June 30.For more information, please visit Contact your local financial institution for assistance in applying.

Business owners are encouraged to sign up for the Economic Development Emergency Information newsletter. Subscribe online:

Parks & Recreation 
All County Park restrooms have reopened. For the status on all park amenity openings/closings, visit or call 757-259-5360.

The James City County Recreation Center and the Abram Frink Jr. Community Center are open to regular operating hours. Reopening details and social distancing guidelines are available at

Summer camps, classes and activities are scheduled to begin June 29. Registration is open. For program and camp offerings and descriptions, dates, cost and all registration information, please visit our website.

Social Services
Have you lost your job or had your hours reduced due to COVID-19? You may be eligible for assistance through the Department of Social Services. 

Need help? Know someone who does?
If you, or someone you care about, are feeling overwhelmed with emotions like sadness, depression, or anxiety, or feel like you want to harm yourself or others
- Call 911
- Visit the Disaster Distress Helpline, call 1-800-985-5990, or text TalkWithUs to 66746
- Visit the National Domestic Violence Hotline or call 1-800-799-7233 and TTY 1-800-787-3224

For more information
Hotline: 757-564-2140

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Information:
- Virginia Department of Health (VDH):, Phone: 1-877-ASK-VDH3 or Peninsula Health District Call Center: 757-594-7069, Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC): 
- FEMA Rumor Control: 

Media Contact:
Renee Dallman, Public Information Officer

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