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Veterans' ceremony nixed
The city of Virginia Beach has cancelled all of
its special events, through June 10, in light of the
COVID-19 public health crisis, including its annual
Tidewater Veterans Memorial Day Ceremony.
Go online to report non-emergency crimes in VB
To help curb the spread of COVID-19, citizens may now
go online to report non-emergency crimes to the VBPD,
such as, some car larcenies, under $500; destruction of
private property; obscene phone calls and communication.
Call 911 for emergencies and for crimes in progress.
VB public school students getting free meals
VBCPS is now handing out free meals while schools
are temporarily closed due to COVID-19. They are
available at select elementary, middle and high
schools, as well as, other locations, on a drive by
and pick up basis. More than 4,000 breakfast and
lunch meals were recently dispersed in one day.
VB continues changes in wake of virus
Officials are urging caution and compliance
as they respond to the rapidly evolving
novel coronavirus COVID-19 and the city's
state of emergency declaration. Citizens are
urged to keep safe distances from each
other and to self-quarantine when sick
or exposed to someone who has the virus.
Even though city public parks and beaches
are open, crowd sizes should be kept small.
Walking, biking and jogging are encouraged.
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