Messages from Councilmember Silverman

Councilmember Silverman is sending newsletter updates about how COVID-19 affects workers and businesses as new information becomes available. You can sign up to receive these at All our newsletters (which include regular COVID-19 updates) are available online here.

Stay Updated on COVID-19 

On June 22, Mayor Bowser announced DC would enter Phase 2 of our reopening process. There are significant changes from Phase 1 to Phase 2 in terms of what types of activities are allowed, and which businesses are open. Detailed guidance on everything from apartment life to gym guidelines to public transit protocols are available on the District's website here

Beginning Monday, July 27, anyone coming into Washington, DC from a high-risk state (within the prior 14 days) who was traveling for non-essential activities will be required to self-quarantine for 14 days from their arrival in the District. Click here for an updated list of high-risk states.

DC Health regularly sends health notices to health providers with virus info and updated guidelines for testing, and all information about the District’s response to COVID-19 and how to protect yourself is available at Click here to sign up for real-time emergency alerts and updates from AlertDC.

COVID-19 toolkits: