COVID-19 Cases in Virginia

For the latest information on COVID-19 Cases in Virginia, including the number of cases, hospitalizations, and deaths by city or county from the Virginia Department of Health, visit http://www.vdh.virginia.gov/coronavirus/.

Virginia Rent Relief Program

Information regarding the rent relief program can be found here

Covid-19 and Town Hall FAQs

When will Town offices re-open?

Starting April 5th, 2021 the Finance Department will be open the following days:

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday 9am-3pm

Friday 10:30am – 4:30pm

All other departments still must be contacted directly via email or phone to schedule an appointment.

How do I make payments to the Town?

You can make payments (in full or in part)by coming into town hall, by mail, online from our website, or drop it off at Town Hall in our new drop box.

Mail – P. O. Box 450, Colonial Beach, VA 22443

Online – www.colonialbeachva.net – click the Pay Online link

Drop box – located at Town Hall, 315 Douglas Avenue, Colonial Beach, VA 22443

How do I purchase my town decal?

Town Hall is now open and you are able to purchase your 2021 town decals.

2021 decals must be displayed on your vehicle by midnight April 30, 2021.

Is there any reduction in the bill for residents that are unable to come to Colonial Beach due to COVID-19?

No, the utility bill is currently a flat fee no matter the usage.

I just purchased a property in Colonial Beach, how do I get the water turned on and the bill put in my name?

If the water is currently not on, please contact Public Works at 804-224-7260 #1 – you may need to leave a message as only limited staff are currently working; your call will be returned ASAP.

The Westmoreland County Clerk’s office sends us property transfer notices monthly; we record the changes in our system as received from the county. If you would like the change recorded with the Town sooner, you can mail, fax, or email a copy of your closing statement along with your contact information or drop a copy in our new drop box at Town Hall.

Mail – P. O. Box 450, Colonial Beach, VA 22443

Fax – 804-224-7185

Email –  aschaefer@colonialbeachva.net

Curfew for Minors

It shall be unlawful for any minor to be upon the streets or in other public places of the town between the hours of 10:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m., unless accompanied by the parent, guardian or some adult person lawfully in charge of such minor.

(b)

This section shall not be so construed as to prohibit minors from attending places of religious worship or meetings held by or under the auspices of the public schools, Boy Scouts or other like organizations, not accompanied by parents, guardians or other adult persons; provided, however, curfew shall be in effect thirty (30) minutes after the close of such activities.

(c)

The chief of police is hereby authorized to issue permits for exceptions to this section to minors for the purpose of going to or from work. Such a permit must be in writing and specify the time or times that the minor shall be exempt from this section.

(d)

It shall be unlawful for any parent, guardian or other person having the custody of a minor to allow such minor to be upon the streets or in other public places in the town in violation of this section.

(e)

Any person violating this section shall be deemed guilty of a Class 4 misdemeanor.

(Ord. No. 128A)

Mental Health/Health Resources for COVID-19

A Guide to Help Manage Depression

https://www.mymove.com/moving/guides/manage-depression-during-a-move/

“Coping with Stress”: US Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC):

https://www.cdc.gov/violenceprevention/suicide/copingwith-stresstips.html

“Mental Health and Coping During COVID-19: US Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC):

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/about/coping.html

“Taking Care of your Emotional Health”: US Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC):https://emergency.cdc.gov/coping/selfcare.asp

“Helping Children Cope with Emergencies”: US Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC):https://www.cdc.gov/childrenindisasters/helping-children-cope.html

RedBook Online COVID-19 Outbreak page: American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP):https://redbook.solutions.aap.org/ss/rbo_outbreaks_page_3.aspx

Q&A on coronaviruses- World Health Organization (WHO): https://www.who.int/news-room/q-a-detail/q-a-coronaviruses

Coronavirus & Mental Health: Taking Care of Ourselves During Infectious Disease Outbreaks American Psychiatric Association (APA):

https://www.psychiatry.org/news-room/apa-blogs/apa-blog/2020/02/coronavirus-and-mental-health-taking-care-of-ourselves-during-infectious-disease-outbreaks

Coronavirus & Emerging Infectious Disease Outbreaks Response Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress (CSTS): https://www.cstsonline.org/resources/resource-master-list/coronavirus-and-emerging-infectious-disease-outbreaks-response

Taking Care of your Family during Coronavirus Fact Sheet: Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress (CSTS):

https://www.cstsonline.org/assets/media/documents/CSTS_FS_Corona_Taking_Care_of_Your_Family.pdf.pdf

Research Information: Pandemics: American Psychological Association:

https://www.apa.org/practice/programs/dmhi/research-information/pandemics

Five ways to view coverage of the Coronavirus: American Psychological Association: https://www.apa.org/helpcenter/pandemics

Speaking of Psychology: Coronavirus Anxiety: American Psychological Association:

https://www.apa.org/research/action/speaking-of-psychology/coronavirus-anxiety

Parent/Caregiver Guide to Helping Families Cope with COVID-19 The National Child Traumatic Stress Network:

https://www.nctsn.org/sites/default/files/resources/fact-sheet/outbreak_factsheet_1.pdf

Just for Kids: A Comic Exploring the New Coronavirus: National Public Radio:

https://www.npr.org/sections/goatsandsoda/2020/02/28/809580453/just-for-kids-a-comic-exploring-the-new-coronavirus

Talking to Teens & Tweens about Coronavirus: The New York Times: https://www.nytimes.com/2020/03/02/well/family/coronavirus-teenagers-anxiety.html