Coronavirus Causes Local Schools And Tourist Sites To Close

Maryland and DC schools to close for two weeks over coronavirus concerns.

Fairfax County public schools closed today over coronavirus concerns. School Superintendent Scott Braband says classes will resume next week but not before county schools are disinfected.

Maryland schools will be closed for the next two weeks starting Monday.   Public schools in the District will also close as of Monday and will stay closed until the end of the month.  DC Public Schools will implement distance learning for its students.

All Smithsonian museums in the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area and New York City, will temporarily close beginning Saturday, March 14. The Capitol will be closed to visitor tours until the end of the month.  And there will be no public tours of the White House until further notice.