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News to Use Podcast: Nov. 3, 2010

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Learn about the Partnership for a Healthier Fairfax, the Community Association Seminar on Transparent Governance, a new statewide call center for the Virginia Department of Transportation, the November issue of “County Magazine” and Premature Birth Awareness Month in Fairfax County.

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News to Use Podcast: Nov. 3, 2010

  1. 1. News to Use Podcast<br />Nov. 3, 2010<br />
  2. 2. Topics<br />Partnership for a Healthier Fairfax.<br />Community Association Seminar on Transparent Governance.<br />VDOT Statewide Call Center.<br />November “County Magazine.”<br />Premature Birth Awareness Month in Fairfax County. <br />
  3. 3. Healthier Fairfax<br />Communitywide online health survey through Nov. 15.<br />www.fairfaxcounty.gov/hd/mapp<br />For everyone who lives, works or plays in Fairfax County, the cities of Fairfax and Falls Church, and the towns of Clifton, Herndon and Vienna.<br />
  4. 4. Healthier Fairfax<br />Learn more or get involved at the Health Department's website, e-mail hdmapp@fairfaxcounty.gov or call 703-246-8856. <br />
  5. 5. Transparent Governance<br />Community Association Seminar: “Transparent Governance” will be held on Monday, Nov. 8, from 7 to 9 p.m. in the Board Auditorium of the Fairfax County Government Center, 12000 Government Center Parkway, Fairfax.<br />The event is free, however registration is required.<br />
  6. 6. Transparent Governance<br />Industry leaders will discuss how to increase transparency in association governance and recent legislation and regulations that impact homeowner and condominium association communities.<br />Call 703-324-3218 for more info.<br />
  7. 7. VDOT Service Center<br />Virginia Department of TransportationCustomer Service Center will take calls and answer transportation questions 24 hours a day, seven days a week.<br />1-800-FOR-ROAD (1-800-367-7623)/<br />Report road hazards and potholes, ask transportation questions or request maintenance services.<br />
  8. 8. VDOT Statewide Call Center<br />Service Center handlesup to 1,000 calls a day;on average, each call isanswered in approximately 28 seconds.<br />Up-to-the minute traffic information is also online at www.511virginia.org. <br />
  9. 9. County Magazine<br />November topics:<br />VolunteerFest. <br />Fall for Fairfax highlights. <br />Driving safety tips to help avoid collisions with deer. <br />Winterizing your home and lowering energy costs <br />What to know about shopping scams and buying gift cards. <br />Tips to keep bedbugs out of your home. <br />
  10. 10. County Magazine<br />“County Magazine” can be seenon Channel 16:<br />Sunday at 1:30 p.m.<br />Monday at 12:30 and 6:30 p.m.<br />Tuesday at 6:30 p.m.<br />Wednesday at 5 p.m.<br />Thursday at 2:30 and 10:30 p.m.<br />Friday at 3:30 p.m.<br />Saturday at 3:30 p.m. It also can also be seen on a computer at the above days and times with Live Video Streaming or anytime with Video on Demand.<br />
  11. 11. County Magazine<br />“County Magazine” can also beseen on a computer at days andtimes previously mentioned with Live Video Streaming or anytime with Video on Demand.<br />
  12. 12. Premature Birth Awareness<br />November is Premature BirthAwareness Month in Fairfax County<br />Expectant mothers should choose a healthy lifestyle that includes a prenatal diet rich in folic acid, medical care before and during pregnancy, and knowing how to recognize and respond to the signs and symptoms of pre-term labor.<br />
  13. 13. Premature Birth Awareness<br />November is Premature BirthAwareness Month in Fairfax County<br />More information to prevent premature birth is at www.fairfaxcounty.gov/hd. <br />
  14. 14. Additional Information<br />www.fairfaxcounty.gov<br />www.fairfaxcounty.gov/news<br />www.fairfaxcounty.gov/opa/getfairfax<br />703-FAIRFAX (324-7329). <br />

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