DC, Ed Roessler, Virginia Fairfax County discussed on WTOP 24 Hour News

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National conference center in Loudon county the Dulles expo center in Fairfax county and George Mason University in the city of Fairfax prince William county executive Chris Martino says sites where they could have the greatest number of beds located within a reasonable distance to the hospitals those are filling up hospital beds would be implemented at the Hilton garden inn off I. ninety five in Woodbridge a George Mason graduate student Norman the Manassas area and additional facilities at GMU in Fairfax hospitals don't have extra doctors nurses or technicians to staff the facilities though and there are still supply shortages so the states looking at options like the National Guard or volunteers to get these open over the next few weeks or months Max with WTOP news will stay at home orders have been issued throughout our region and local leaders are now directing residents to stay in their homes except to get essential items to perform essential work or to go outside for recreational purposes state police are telling us though that they're not going to pull people over just ask them out whether their travel is essential in Virginia Fairfax county police chief ed Roessler says he's looking for Virginians to comply but he does want to put people in jail the last thing that we want to happen is to make an arrest because when we cool cat the primary efforts throughout the globe is to have social distance and and to limit the contacts between you mean to reduce the risk of the virus is spreading so we've been using social media and get the message out with our partners in the health department and other agencies to stay at home and to take social distancing measures telling DC mayor Muriel Bowser said people who violate the stay at home order risk spending up to ninety days in jail.

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