Community Update – January 9, 2022


Call for Candidates – Deadline 1/10 Are you interested in how your community is run? Would you like to get involved and help continue to make Montclair the best it can be? Consider helping to shape the future of Montclair as a member of the Board of Directors. Three At-Large Directors are needed to serve on the Board of Directors for a 3-year term to be elected at the Annual Meeting on Saturday, March 19, 2022. To be eligible you must be a member of the Association in good standing. To become a candidate and ensure your name is on the official ballot, please complete and submit the Call for Candidate form. Please provide your Election Statement of 350 words or less on a separate sheet of paper. Submit a photo with the form online to communications@montclairva.com or to the MPOA office. This information will be published in the Annual Meeting packet, the Montclairion, montclairva.com and on the MPOA Facebook Page. This form can be found online at https://www.montclairva.com/documents-and-forms or at the MPOA Office. Due no later than 5 p.m., Monday, January 10, 2022 to the MPOA OFFICE

Upcoming Meetings


LMC Committee – 1/10 @ 7:00PM


Safety Committee – 1/10 @ 7:00PM


History Committee – 1/11 @ 7:30PM

MPOA Building 3561 Waterway Drive Montclair, VA 22025


Board of Directors Meeting – 1/12 @ 7:30PM


Dog Park Ad-Hoc Committee – 1/13 @ 5:00PM


Covenants Committee – 1/13 @ 7:00PM


COVID Vaccine Information


The Prince William Health District What You Should Know:

Can A COVID-19 Vaccine Make Me Sick With COVID-19.

  • Because none of the authorized COVID-19 vaccines in the United States contain the live virus that causes COVID-19,the vaccine cannot make you sick with COVID-19, or make you Test positive.

  • The Pfizer and Moderna vaccines do not contain any live virus. Instead, they work by teaching our cells to make a harmless piece of a “spike protein,” which is found on the surface of the virus that causes COVID-19. After making the protein piece, cells display it on their Our immune system then recognizes that it does not belong there and responds to get rid of it. When an immune response begins, antibodies are produced, creating the same response that happens in a natural infection.

  • You should get a COVID-19 vaccine even if you already had COVID-19. Getting sick with COVID-19 offers some protection from future illness with COVID-19, sometimes called “natural” The level of protection people get from having COVID-19 may vary depending on how mild or severe their illness was, the time since their infection, and their age; and no currently available test can reliably determine if you are protected after a COVID-19 infection.

CDC is shortening the recommended time for isolation from 10 days for people with COVID-19 to 5 days

  • If asymptomatic, followed by 5 days of wearing a mask when around

  • The change is motivated by science showing that the majority of SARS- CoV-2 spread occurs early in the course of illness, generally in the 1-2 days before symptoms begin and the 2-3 days

  • CDC is also updating the recommended quarantine period for those exposed to COVID-19. The updated recommendations are as follows:

  • If You Test Positive for COVID-19 (Isolate) Everyone, regardless of vaccination status. Stay home for 5 If you have no symptoms or your symptoms are resolving after 5 days, you can leave your house.

  • If you have a fever, continue to stay home until your fever resolves for 24 hours without fever reducing Continue to wear a mask around others for 5 additional days.

  • If You Were Exposed to Someone with COVID-19

  • If you: Have been boosted OR Completed the primary series of Pfizer or Moderna vaccine within the last 6 months OR Completed the primary series of J&J vaccine within the last 2 You do not need to quarantine. Wear a mask around others for 10 days after exposure. Test on day 5, if possible.

  • If you develop symptoms, get a test and stay home

  • If you: Completed the primary series of Pfizer or Moderna vaccine over 6 months ago and are not boosted OR Completed the primary series of J&J over 2 months ago and are not boosted OR are unvaccinated at Stay home for 5 days. Continue to wear a mask around others for 5 additional days.

  • If you can’t quarantine, you must wear a well-fitting mask at all times when around others for 10 days after Test on day 5 if possible. If you develop symptoms, get a test and stay home and isolate yourself from others.

For further information about the CDC guidelines please visit CDC Updates and ShortensRecommended Isolation and Quarantine Period for General Population

| CDC Online Newsroom | CDC, or you can email PWHD atPWHDCD@vdh.virginia.gov


Community Vaccination Center and Manassas Mall

Appointments are highly recommended, walk-ins are welcomed.

Sign up for appointments at vase.vdh.virginia.gov for either the CVC or the Manassas Mall vaccine clinic

Community Vaccination Center (CVC)

  • The Prince William CVC is located at the old Gander Mt. building, which is located at 14011Worth Avenue, Woodbridge, VA 22192.

  • The CVCwill offer vaccines forages 5-11, Now accepting Walk-ins. PLEASE SEEBELOW FOR HOLIDAY HOURS

Manassas Mall Clinic

  • Prince William Health District at Manassas Mall COVID-19 vaccine clinic is located 8300Sudley Rd, Manassas, VA 20109

  • At Manassas Mall, vaccines for 5-11 year olds will be offered

Mall Clinic Hours:

  • Friday January 7: 11 am to 6 pm (Appointments are highly recommended, limited walk-ins accepted, vaccines offered: Pfizer, Moderna,and Johnson & Johnson). Pfizer 5-11 year old vaccinations, 16 and older

  • Saturday January 8:11 amto 6pm (Appointments are highly recommended, limited walk-ins accepted, vaccines offered: Pfizer, Moderna, and Johnson & Johnson). Pfizer 5-11 year old vaccinations, 16 and older

Testing

  • If you think you may have COVID-19, you can visit the VDH website to locate COVID-19 testingsites or visit

  • https://www.hhs.gov/coronavirus/community-based-testing-sites/index.html

  • You can reach out to your healthcare provider for COVID-19 Pharmacies offer COVID-19 testing and sell over-the-counter home testing kits. https://www.vdh.virginia.gov/coronavirus/covid-19-testing/walgreens-partnership/


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