Many of you may have gone to your bank account and noticed a pending deposit from the IRS. If you don’t see yours in your account, and you met all of the criteria to receive one, here is a link that may be helpful in determining how and when you may receive your check. This article will give the expected range of dates for direct deposits and for mailed paper checks.
I know the past several months have been very stressful. If you need a little help dealing with that stress or simply dealing with life right now, one way to get it is through the VB Strong Center.
Accessing the VB Strong Center
To ensure you’re receiving updates on the VB Strong Center’s programming during this time:
- Take a minute and click here to sign up to receive email notifications.
These emails will highlight upcoming programming and/or special offerings.
Emails will not be sent more than once per week.
It will only take a minute to sign up; encourage your friends to do the same.
- Check out the calendar of events for upcoming digital programming.
Looking for a mid-day stretch? Check out De-stress @ Your Desk
At home with your little ones? Check out Zumba Kids
Looking to create some “normalcy” during these uncharted times? Check out Healthy Routines for Overall Wellness During Social Distancing
- As a reminder, you can also:
Call 757.507.7200 between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m., Monday-Friday, or email firstname.lastname@example.org to:
Schedule your telehealth visit for:
Individual appointments, Intake and Support Services
Help with class registration
Making recommendations for programming & services you would like to see
Governor Northam has called on childcare centers to
serve children of healthcare providers and other essential
personnel. This is mission critical and YOU CAN HELP by
donating these cleaning supplies:
Hand Sanitizer / Gloves/ Hand Soap/
Paper Towels/ Toilet Paper/ Bleach
Taylor Bend Family YMCA 4626 Taylor Rd. Chesapeake 23321
Great Bridge/Hickory Family YMCA 633 S. Battlefield,
Mt. Trashmore Family YMCA 4441 South Blvd. Virginia Beach
Hilltop Family YMCA 1536 Laskin Rd, Virginia Beach 23451
FIRST DROP OFF DAY IS THURSDAY, APRIL 9TH
Drop off days thereafter:
Mondays and Thursdays from 9AM to 12 PM
Drop off bins are OUTSIDE of entrance doors
PLEASE LABEL DONATIONS "CHILD CARE"
As many of you may know the unemployment claims around the country have increased to over 6.6 million individuals; which is the highest this country has ever seen. If you are one of the millions that has to file for unemployment and are unsure of how to navigate the online application; below is a link to a video found at www.vawc.virginia.gov giving instructions on filing an unemployment claim in Virginia.
According to Wavy 10 a Zoom class between a local private school teacher and her students was hijacked and inappropriate material was shared with the class. These types of incidents have appeared recently in many Zoom meeting settings across the country.
In the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, many businesses have sent employees home to telework. With telework; the meetings that would have typically been in person are now being hosted virtually through platforms such as Zoom. With the increase in organizations using Zoom and other virtual platforms; The FBI recommends the following to protect your cybersecurity:
- Do not make meetings or classrooms public
- Do not share a link to a teleconference or classroom on social media
- Manage screen sharing options
- Use the updated version of any remote meeting application — including the newest version of Zoom, which was updated in January
- Ensure the organization’s telework policy addresses requirements for physical and information security
Victims of teleconference hijacking or other cyber-crimes should report it to the If you receive a specific threat during a teleconference, report it to the or at (800) CALL-FBI.