Loudoun County news in brief

Thursday, January 21, 2010

Free H1N1 vaccines available

The Loudoun County Health Department is providing free H1N1 vaccines at Dulles Town Center from 1 to 7 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. Mist and injection vaccines will be administered on the upper level of the mall, near Nordstrom. Recipients must be at least 6 months old.

"The H1N1 virus is still causing disease in our community," David Goodfriend, Loudoun health department director, said in a statement. He called on all Loudoun residents to get the vaccine.

Dulles Town Center is at 21100 Dulles Town Cir., at routes 7 and 28.

Free vaccinations are also available from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays at the Health Department's Leesburg clinic, 102 Heritage Way NE.

Public safety meeting set

The Loudoun County Sheriff's Office will hold a public safety meeting for the Dulles South area at 7 p.m. Monday in the community room of the Dulles South Station, 25216 Loudoun County Pkwy., in Chantilly.

Supervisors from the criminal investigations and special operations divisions, community police officers and crime prevention deputies will attend.

Safety meetings are held quarterly in each of the county's four service areas. Items up for discussion include recent crimes, crime trends and traffic safety concerns.

Dinner to aid food pantry

A charity dinner Jan. 28 will benefit Loudoun Interfaith Relief.

The Restaurant at Patowmack Farm near Lovettsville is hosting chefs from Magnolias at the Mill in Purcellville, Tuscarora Mill and Vintage 50/51 in Leesburg, as well as its own chefs, to serve hors d'oeuvres and a five-course menu.

Loudoun Interfaith Relief is the county's largest food pantry.

The cost is $150 per person. To reserve tickets, call 540-822-9017.

-- Compiled by Sholnn Freeman

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