CUMULATIVE CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) UPDATES FOR DC
DC GOVERNMENT (general)
KNOW YOUR RIGHTS
POLICE AND COURTS
SENIOR SERVICES & PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES
OTHER DC AGENCIES
BUSINESS INFO FOR CHEVY CHASE DC
Restaurants (Take-out/Delivery Service/Outdoor Dining as of May 29)
In addition to takeout, delivery, and grab and go, restaurants that already have outdoor seating can begin using that space as of Friday May 29. All outdoor dining customers must be seated, and patrons must place orders and be served while sitting at tables. All customers and employees must wear face coverings. All tables must be at least six feet apart, and no more than six people seated at a table. DC's Phase 1 COVID-19 Guidance for Restaurants is described in full detail. It will be up to each individual eatery if they will implement this new outdoor option so please check with them individually. Here is the up-to-date information about take-out/delivery service from our local Chevy Chase DC restaurants. You can also support these places by purchasing gift cards for future use. PLEASE NOTE: The DC City Council on May 5 passed legislation capping commission fees that food delivery services charge restaurants at 15% of the meal cost.
The Avenue (combined with Capital Crab & Seafood) - 5540 Conn. Ave NW, 202-244-4567
Combined Menu - https://www.instagram.com/p/B92M-10BjkO/ Open daily from 12pm - 8pm for curbside pick-up and limited local delivery (1 mile radius) Park in rear parking lot and have food delivered to your car. Non-contact personal delivery is available (within 1 mile) for all orders. Plans to open outdoor seating soon. Includes delivery of beer and wine (in sealed containers) when sold with food.
Blue 44 - 5507 Connecticut Ave NW, 202-362-2583
Menu - http://www.blue44dc.com/menu/curbside-delivery/ Open daily from 4-8pm with non-contact curbside pick up & limited delivery (1 mile radius). Please call 202-362-2583 or 202-362-2591 or 202-230-9348 for orders. Includes delivery of beer and wine (in sealed containers) when sold with food.
Little Beast - 5600 Connecticut Ave NW, 202-741-4599
Menu - https://www.littlebeastdc.com/menu Open daily from 11am-9pm for curbside or delivery service and outdoor seating while following all required saftey protocols. Cupcake kits are also available to order. Food ordered will be delivered directly to cars that briefly stop on McKinley Street. They also offer contact-free delivery from 4:30-8:30pm daily within 2 miles of Little Beast. Additionally, they are found on Grub Hub and Caviar. Includes delivery of beer and wine (in sealed containers) when sold with food.
Macon Bistro - 5520 Connecticut Ave NW, 202-248-7807, Text: 240-205-3279
http://maconbistro.com/ - Closed until further notice. Planning to stay closed during Phase One and will then reassess their status.
Parthenon - 5510 Connecticut Ave NW, 202-966-7600
Open for online ordering for curbside and delivery service and outdoor patio seating while following all required saftey protocols from 11am - 11pm daily.
Bread & Chocolate - 5542 Connecticut Ave NW, 202-966-7413
http://breadandchocolate.net/retail_locations. Hours are 7am - 5pm daily for the store and 8am - 4pm for the kitchen. Outdoor seating is now available while following all required saftey protocols. Carry-out or curbside service also available.
Jetties - 5632 Connecticut Ave NW, 202-364-2465
Menu - https://jettiesdc.com/menu/ Open Monday-Friday 11am-8pm, Saturday and Sunday 9am-8pm. Pick-up from storefront and delivery through Doordash. Outdoor patio seats are now available while following all required saftey protocols.
Starbucks - 5500 Connecticut Ave. NW, 202-244-9705
From 6am - 6pm daily place your order via the Starbucks mobile app, https://www.starbucks.com/coffeehouse/mobile-apps, or place your order at the station they have set up in their entrance doorway and pick it up at their side walk-up window.
Subway - 5616 Connecticut Ave. NW, 202-966-0402
https://order.subway.com/ Hours are 10am - 6pm Monday - Saturday and 11am - 6pm on Sundays. Pick-up and delivery (Uber Eats, Grubhub, Postmates, Doordash) only.
Modifications To Normal Business Models (as of May 29). See directory for contact information.
Broad Branch Market - Open 9am - 6pm Monday - Saturday and 9am - 5pm on Sunday for pick-up, delivery and their Express Window. No in-store shopping. Order instructions can be found here. To create a grocery order please download the Starship delivery app for either delivery via robot or pick-up from their front porch. Orders can also be sent to email@example.com.
Chevy Chase Farmers' Market - Located at Lafayette Elementary School (catty-corner from Broad Branch Market) they will continue to be open on Saturdays from 9am-1pm. They received a waiver from the City to operate by meeting new safety requirements including: one entry and one exit point to the market; no pets allowed; Customers must wear face masks; hand sanitizers will be available; and no on-site food preparation. All the new procedures can be found on their website along with pre-order forms for Saturday pickup from their various vendors.
CVS - Store hours are from 9am - 9pm Tuesday - Sunday and 9am - 8pm on Monday. Rx hours are from 9am - 8pm Monday - Saturday and 10am - 6pm on Sundays. Dedicated vulnerable at-risk hours are Wednesday 9am - 10am. The Connecticut Avenue pharmacy is offering free home delivery on all prescriptions + essentials for DC residents. Customers must wear face masks.
Fishery Seafood Market - Open Monday to Saturday from 10am - 6;30pm. They will be limiting store occupancy to 2 customers at a time. Customers must wear face masks.
Magruder's - Open as usual plus available curbside and parking lot pick-up. Order online from their menu tabs wines, spirits, beer and gourmet foods (under where all food is listed) and they will try to process it within three hours. You will receive an email when your order is ready. Daily cutoff time is 4pm. Orders placed after 4pm will be ready for pick-up the next business day. Customers must wear face masks.
Safeway - Open 6am - 10pm daily. Reserved from 7- 9am Tuesday and Thursday for at-risk customers. Occupancy limited to one person per 150 square feet during normal business hours, and one person per 300 square feet during the special reserved hours. Safeway is posting employees at the doors to manage customer traffic and they have implemented one-way aisles to help aid social distancing. Customers must wear face masks.
Other Business Changes (As of June 2)
Avalon Movie Theatre - Offering new movies via streaming services. Procedures on how to order the films to watch at home and which movies are available are presented on their website. They will also be publicizing this information through their weekly email list.
Bert's Jewelers - Open Tuesday & Saturday 11am - 3pm for curbside service.
Catch Can - Will be posting (through their email list) various categories of shop inventory each week at 25% off. Contact is firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com. Open Thurs- Sunday. The Chevy Chase physical store is scheduled to close for good by July 31 and the new address will be 7400 Church Hill Rd Chestertown MD 21620.
Chevy Chase Wine & Spirits - Order online for delivery, shipping, or curbside pickup. They cannot accept walk-ups for curb-side pick-up.
Child's Play - Visit their Virtual Shopping Concierge for shopping information. Offering "grab-and-go" services or curbside pickup. Curbside delivery requires approved parking spaces with appropriate social distancing designations (customers stay in their cars and employees load orders into a trunk), while "grab-and-go" services allows Child's Play to provide contactless drop-off by putting items outside the store at a safe distance for customers to retrieve. Free home delivery is also available for orders over $50 to many local zip codes in DC, MD and VA.
Circle Yoga - Conducting classes via Zoom. Sessions are from April 6-June 21. They are offering nearly 70 online weekly classes with yoga classes for every level, including kids and families, as well as Pilates, fitness, and mindfulness classes. Their website has information on class schedules and fees.
Citibank - Open Monday-Friday 10am-4pm and saturday 10am-1pm.
Core 72 - Currently fulfilling orders through a new online website and they are also taking orders via phone/text - cell 202-359-2150/shop 202-686-4258. Orders are being delivered locally and via USPS/UPS.
C & C Custom Cleaners - Current hours are Monday - Saturday 10am - 4pm.
Expert Shoe & Luggage Repair - Open 10am-4pm Monday- Saturday for curbside service. They also do pick-up service but you must TEXT/CALL 240-271-7485 and give details on your repair needs.
June B Sweet - Filling orders remotely. Feel free to reach June Drummond at (301) 742-5250 or (202) 262-6070.
Lee's Laundry - Current hours are Monday - Friday 10am - 5pm and Saturday 9am - 5pm.
M&T Bank - ATM only. No lobby service.
Monarch Paint & Design - Open Monday - Friday 7am - 5pm and Saturdays 8am-3pm with a limit of 5 customers inside at a time. Customers are requested to wear a face mask and respect local social distancing ordinances. Hand Sanitizer and gloves are provided for safety. Also offering Curbside Service and free home delivery (same day or next day). Place orders by calling 202-686-5550 or 202-625-2600 or going online.
Opening Heart Mindfulness - Offering online meditations on Monday nights, Wednesday morning, and Friday at noon.
Park Story - Shopping online is available. Now offering curbside pickup Wednesday - Sunday 12-5pm. Free shipping on purchases of $75+, and $5 flat rate shipping on all other orders.
Periwinkle - Fulfilling orders via their new online store, phone at 202 364-3076 or email at: firstname.lastname@example.org to arrange for pick up of your order which will be passed to customers for curbside pick-up.
PNC Bank - ATM only. No lobby service.
President Valet Cleaners - Current hours are Monday - Saturday, 10am - 4pm.
Ramer's Shoes - Open for curbside pick-up from 10am - 3pm Monday - Saturday and can deliver after 3pm. Call (202) 244-2288 to put in an order and for further information.
QuistMD - Using telehealth to provide treatment plans, evaluate ergonomics for home offices, develop at-home exercise plans, guide individuals on active isolated stretching protocols and at-home personal training, and much more. Additionally, they are taking appropriate office precautions, including temperature and oxygen saturation checks, and supercharged office cleaning.
Salon Familia - Open by appointment only at 202-966-6555. Hours are Tuesday-Friday 1am - 7pm and Saturday 9am - 6pm. Employees and customers are required to wear face coverings.
Write For You - Filling orders remotely. Feel free to reach June Drummond at (301) 742-5250 or (202) 262-6070.
Connecticut Avenue Chevy Chase Business Corridor Closings (As of June 2)
These establishments still appear to be closed but please call to confirm: Balanced Fitness Studios, Chevy Chase Arcade Barbershop, Chevy Chase Personal Training, Harmonic Studios, Long and Foster Realtors, Relaxed Nails & Spa, State Farm Insurance, and 5606 Nail Spa.
COVID-19 Test Results for Washington DC (through June 4)
Since starting the COVID-19 testing program in Washington DC on March 13 there have been 51,861 total tests given which represents 41,800 DC residents (5.9% of DC's total population) and they have yielded 9,199 positive results (this includes 670 resident positive cases of which 291 were symptomatic in DC's 18 Skilled Nursing Facilities) based on all DC tests given (NOTE: Test results can take anywhere from less than 1 day to several days to be received. There is no direct correlation between tests taken on a given day and positive results received due to backlog, test provider, type of test and other conditions.) It is reported that 479 people, including 357 (74.5%) Black/African Americans have lost their lives to the virus in DC for a 5.2% mortality rate based on all positive tests Of those who test positive in DC 47% are age 44 and below and 53% are age 45 and up, and the single largest age group with positive cases is 25-34 which represents 19% of all cases. According to Johns Hopkins University data DC currently has the 5th highest rate of positive cases and 6th highest death rate of COVID-19 per 100,000 residents among all states, and has more total positive cases than 16 states.
In DC, for the past 7 days the following key statistics have been reported:
Positive 5-Day COVID-19 COVID-19
Results Positive Patients in Patients
Received Roll. Avg. DC Hosp. in ICU
May 29 179 98 317 109
May 30 84 93 295 109
May 31 56 90 302 108
June 1 29 79 295 106
June 2 130 96 285 103
June 3 104 81 276 98
June 4 79 80 273 99
Positive Tests and Tests Taken by Ward and by Selected Neighborhoods (columns through June 4 except when noted):
Ward 1 1,302 5,936
Ward 2 525 4,096
Ward 3 432 4,188
Ward 4 1,926 7,693
Ward 5 1,414 7,199
Ward 6 782 6,049
Ward 7 1,325 6,872
Ward 8 1,340 7,291
Unknown 153 2,684
Selected Pos. Tests (through June2)
Neighborhoods Tests Taken
Barnaby Woods 34 558
Forest Hills 45 612
Chevy Chase 46 331
Woodley Park 53 634
Tenleytown 127 1,032
Adams Morgan 149 1,216
Shepherd Park 160 660
LoganCircle/Shaw 283 1,810
Petworth 307 1,208
Brightwood 447 1,643
16th Street Heights 534 1,839
Columbia Heights 593 2,241
More data can be found at: https://coronavirus.dc.gov/page/coronavirus-data
COVID-19 Test Collection Sites in DC (as of June 5). See Map
Public Testing Sites (6)
Private Testing Sites (11)
Additional Member Specific Testing Sites (2)
Got Symptons? DC residents can get tested for COVID-19 by accessing the following resources. Phone hotline in English 855-363-0333 or hotline in English and Spanish 844-796-2797, and online.
HEALTH SPECIFIC ITEMS
Hospital Capacity in DC
Hospitals in the District of Columbia are operating at roughly 68% capacity, which is actually lower than average. DC Health is working to increase capacity in a number of ways.
DC Looking for Volunteers for DC Medical Reserve Corps (DC MRC)
DC MRC is open to medical and non-medical volunteers 18 years of age and older. Volunteers receive free training and then are asked to be available on an as-needed basis. You could be asked to volunteer on weekends, late at night, or first thing in the morning. DC volunteers may be deployed to events on the National Mall, to a District recreation center or shelter, or to a public health site. Volunteers are needed to: Provide medical screening and support in mass care settings; Assist with patient tracking at planned events; Support medical countermeasures (MCM) distribution and dispensing activities; and, Provide assistance with planned and unplanned public health activities. For more info and to register please visit their website.
Bilingual Health Call Center
City officials released a number, 1-844-796-2797, for a bilingual call center at Mary’s Center, a community clinic in Adams Morgan, for residents who are experiencing COVID-19 symptoms but don’t have a primary care doctor.
Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resources
DC - A toolkit has been put together by the DC government that is constantly being updated for Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) - They have many resources available for the population in general, for different population groups and for healthcare professionals. This includes a full symptoms page.
World Health Organization (WHO) - Many resources available including extensive Q&A section, guidance, mythbusters, and a worldwide dashboard.
COVIDActNow - Real-time modeling and metrics, Washington DC data.
COVID-19 Cases in the U.S. - Full up-to-date information on COVID-19 related cases and deaths supplied by CNN.
State by State Death Rates - Data from the New York Times.
Allergy, Cold, Flu, or Coronavirus? - A handy chart that describes the general differences between these 4 conditions.
How to Coronavirus Proof Your Home - A tip sheet to make sure you don’t bring the virus back home with you.
File of Life - File of Life has prepared a free version of their card for people to use during the current health crisis. They have also worked with Montgomery County to prepare a slightly different version. The File of Life packet enables Fire and Rescue personnel to obtain a quick and accurate medical history when a patient or family member is unable to provide it. It is for your in-residence use and when completed it contains important medical information about you. The “File of Life” also provides an area to list contact information for your doctor, family members, insurance information and any other special circumstances that rescue personnel should know in caring for you.
Ward 3 Mutual Aid Network - Do you need groceries, disinfectant, masks, hygiene supplies, child care, pet care, or any other support? If so, call 202-556-1315 or email email@example.com.
June 2020 Newsletter - Jerry Malitz Newsletter for June 2020