COVID-19 Community Update

Important Information

Last Updated July 1, 2020

As the situation continues to evolve, the Board of Directors and Management continue to monitor COVID-19 , its impact on Willowsford and as appropriate to our HOA, implementing actions and recommendations of applicable local, state, and federal agencies. We encourage residents to follow the latest guidance and updates issued. Visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Virginia Department of Health, Loudoun County Health Department and applicable government authorities for more information.

We are taking the following actions and making the recommendations described in this notice based on the information currently made available by applicable local, state, and federal agencies to minimize exposure. As the situation evolves and additional information becomes available, the Board and Management will consider changes and keep you apprised in the event of any additional or different measures being taken via WillowsfordLife.com, Willowsford Life Facebook group, Willowsford Weekly and/or community emails. For specific concerns you have about the virus, please address with medical professionals.

Building Closures & Hours of Operation

  • The Lodge and Sycamore House are closed. 
    • Staff continues to perform duties Monday-Friday 9 AM - 5 PM and will be available in-person by appointment only, as needed. We appreciate your patience as we do our best maintain prompt service via phone and email.

Fitness Center

  • The Board of Directors has decided not to open the Fitness Center under Phase 3 restrictions. For further details, please view the Board update here

Pools & Kayak Use

  • Due to various factors including staffing, liability, survey results and financial implications, the Board of Directors has decided not to open the pools this season. Willow Lake staffing is tied to the pool management contract, however, residents are welcome to bring and use their own kayaks on the lake. For further details, please view the Board update here

Community Amenities (play grounds, tree houses, pavilions, dog parks, etc.)

  • The Association cannot control social distancing and cannot effectively disinfect the amenities. We recommend residents follow applicable authority restrictions and guidelines.
  • Anyone who chooses to use an amenity, does so at their own risk.

Lifestyle

  • Rentals, clubs, fitness, and other in-person Lifestyle events are cancelled until further notice.
  • A full refund will be provided for cancelled events and private rentals during this time. A follow up email will be sent to affected residents.
  • Please check the Willowsford Weeklys to learn more about our virtual and to-go offerings! Family Picnic & Fireworks is canceled, however, we hope to offer a fireworks display at AutumnFest instead. 

Design Review Committee

  • Beginning July 2nd, electronic submission of DRC Applications will no longer be permitted. Please submit hard-copy DRC Applications for review via regular mail or the drop box located outside Sycamore House. 
  • Pre-Review and DRC Meetings will be held remotely until further notice. Details for remote attendance will be emailed to applicants.

Yard Waste & Bulk Pick Up Update

Patriot Disposal has resumed regular yard waste and bulk/special item collections, with the following limitations:

  • For Loudoun County residents, the number of bags that will be picked up per home is limited to 5. 
  • All yard waste must be placed in paper bags or in a rigid container clearly marked “yard waste.” Yard waste in plastic bags will not be picked up.
  • Bundles or loose branches placed at the curb will not be picked up.
  • Bulk and special item collection will resume with advance notice required by phone at 703-257-7100 or by email at customerservice@patriotdisposalservices.com.
  • There will be a nominal charge of $25 and up per item for bulk items such as small furniture and mattresses to cover the additional handling costs incurred due to COVID-19.

We appreciate your patience and kindness with the Board, staff and neighbors as we navigate this evolving situation.

We must emphasize that the information contained in this notice is based on the information currently available to us and the recommendations being made by applicable local, state and federal agencies.