Closings and Delays sponsored by:

Roof Works of Virginia

Downtown Garage And Auto Body

Virginia “Stay At Home”

Gov. Ralph Northam has ordered us to remain at home with some exceptions, as the state steps up its effort to mitigate the spread of COVID-19. Northam’s order will allow people to leave their homes to seek a variety of essential services like medical attention, food, banking and more.

Mary Washington HealthCare Virtual Town Hall

Mary Washington Healthcare is convening a panel of experts to host a virtual community town hall: “COVID-19 Update in the Fredericksburg Region,” is free to the public, will take place live on the Mary Washington Healthcare’s Facebook page, April 1, 2020 at 7:00 PM EST. A recording of the event will be available on Mary Washington Healthcare’s YouTube channel and other media platforms

ABC Stores to change hours

Hours will be from Noon to 7 p.m. seven days a week. Officials said this would give more time to stock inventory and disinfect the stores

Spotys Parks & Rec

Spotsylvania County Parks and Recreation has closed all community centers and canceled all programs, events and sports through Thursday, April 23, 2020. Parks and reservoirs will remain open at this time, but facility users should follow current social distancing guidelines recommended by the Virginia Department of Health

Gov Northam orders all Virginia schools closed through the end of the year

Other Virginia closings

Non-essential businesses like theaters, bowling alleys, barbershops, and fitness centers must close by Tuesday at midnight. The Essential businesses like pharmacies, grocery stores and banks will be allowed to remain open but must adhere to the state’s  social distancing and sanitation policies

FRED Bus Service

Effective 3/23/2020 FRED Transit will make temporary service adjustments, reducing service frequency on most routes. Go to or call 540.372.1222 x701 for modified schedules and more information


Amtrak is canceling its Acela Express trains in the Northeast but will continue running the slower Northeast Regional trains from Boston to New York to DC.  The Regional is running only 40-percent of its usual weekday schedule.

Fredericksburg City Trash Collection

Curbside Trash/Recycling schedules are currently unchanged despite reduced staff due to Covid-19 safeguards. We must strictly enforce limit on volume collected to what fits in the cart; no extra bags/items may be placed beside cart for collection. Belman Rd and Stafford Landfill residential convenience sites will be closed Sundays and Mondays beginning this Sunday, 3/22.

King George Circuit Court

Due to the Supreme Court of Virginia’s Order Declaring a Judicial Emergency in response to COVID-19, the King George Circuit Court will be closed to the general public beginning March 23rd through April 6, 2020

King George Parks & Rec

All King George Parks and Recreation activities, (recreation programs, athletics practices/games, special events, meetings, rentals of ballfields, schools, KG Citizens Center, picnic shelters) have been canceled thru Thursday, April 16, 2020. Assessment by governing body will determine future access.

FRED Bus Service

(3/19)King George Government Offices Closed—March-19

Donate Blood – Red Cross Shortage

(3/19)Spotsylvania to close all country buildings

(3/18)Stafford Schools closed to April 15 AND Meals For Families Info

(3/18)King George Schools No Cost Meals

No Cost Grab and Go Meals available for children 2-18. Thursday 3-18 at KGHS, KGES, PES, SES and Fairview Beach near the Shore Store.

(3/18)Assistance for customers from REC

Message from Spotsylvania Circuit Court:

In an effort to safeguard the well being of the people who use and work at the courthouse, and to help slow the spread of the Covid-19 virus in the community, the following policies relating to the operation of the court are adopted effective Tuesday, March 17, 2020 and will continue through Friday, March 27, 2020 unless extended or otherwise modified by the court.
All trials and motion hearings scheduled through Friday, March 27 are continued. Continued matters may be reset through chambers beginning Monday, March 30. No civil matter shall be reset for a date prior to May 15, 2020.
Requests for emergency hearings or for cases with mandated statutory hearing deadlines will be handled through chambers.
The Circuit Court Clerk’s office is closed effective immediately through Friday, March 27.
*Please note this emergency response plan is applicable only to Spotsylvania Circuit Court and the Clerk’s Office.

To Submit a Storm Closing

In order to have accurate information about closings or delays, we are once again touching base regarding notification. In an effort to make things easy and get the information on the air as quickly as possible, we are streamlining our connectivity procedures.

To get information on the air quickly and accurately, we ask that if you use an automated call-out system, that we be included in that call out list. We had a lot of success with this last year when school systems and services added us in this fashion.

Ways you can get information to us.

  1. ADD this number to your automated Call Out or Text Message system


2) Call 540-709-1325 and leave a voicemail with your information, password, and phone number.

  1. TEXT , 540-709-1325 (text information and password)

4) To create an account first email us with your Organization,Code, and Password.


5) Once you have email us with your Organization,Code, and Password.

To add your information instantly

We want to be sure that we are able to provide delays and closings as quickly and as accurately as possible.

Thanks for your cooperation.