PFNCA Program Announcements
December 10, 2013
All classes are cancelled due to bad weather on Tuesday December 10, 2013.
Inclement Weather Policy
PFNCA’s office will close when the Federal Government closes for inclement weather.
PFNCA programs follow the closure schedule for public schools in the jurisdiction where the program takes place regarding inclement weather. For example, if the program is held in Fairfax County, Virginia and Fairfax County schools are cancelled for inclement weather, then the PFNCA program is cancelled for inclement weather. Below is a list of PFNCA program locations and the corresponding school systems:
Alexandria: Alexandria City Public Schools
Arlington: Arlington County Public Schools
Fairfax: Fairfax County Public Schools
Leesburg: Loudon County Public Schools
Sterling: Loudon County Public Schools
Bethesda: Montgomery County Public Schools
Bowie: Prince Georges County Public Schools
Columbia: Howard County Public Schools
Gaithersburg: Montgomery County Public Schools
Lutherville: Baltimore County Public Schools
Rockville: Montgomery County Public Schools
Silver Spring: Montgomery County Public Schools
Timonium: Baltimore County Public Schools
Washington, D.C: District of Columbia Public Schools
PFNCA Holiday Schedule
PFNCA Holiday Break for the programs starts on December 23rd and all the programs will resum on January 2nd. Additonally PFNCA's office will be closed from December 23 until January 2nd 2014. You can still leave a voicemail at 703-734-1017. PFNCA's staff will have limited hours, will be checking voice mail and will get back to you. Please be suer to leave a phone number where they can reach you. Have a great holiday.
Introducing PFNCA's Kids Club
PFNCA’s PD Kids Club is designed for children ages eight to fourteen who have loved ones impacted by Parkinson’s Disease. Club members will receive a periodic newsletter that explains about Parkinson’s Disease and that is written in an age appropriate manner. There is no cost to be a member of the club. To enroll in the PFNCA Kids Club, please complete and return this form.
Aware in Care Kits Available
The National Parkinson Foundation (NPF) has launched a nation-wide program, Aware in Care, which aims to help people with Parkinson’s disease get the best care possible during a hospital stay. Parkinson Foundation of the National Capital Area in partnership with NPF has inventory of the kits to be delivered to the local service area.
To protect, prepare and empower people with Parkinson’s before, during and after a hospital visit, NPF has developed a free Aware in Care kit with tools and information to share with hospital staff during a planned or emergency hospital stay.
Click here to learn more, or call 703-734-1017