The health, safety, and well-being of our residents are of utmost importance to us. The following information is designed to help residents find resources and emergency services to meet their needs during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Information is updated as it becomes available.
Frequently Asked Questions for AHC Residents
Have questions about paying rent, what we are doing to keep apartment communities healthy, or what you can do to help? Please see the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) below.
Virginia and Maryland Resources
Please click below to find local services in the Virginia and Maryland communities we serve.
AHC Resources: Stay in Touch and Get Help
Get connected to emergency help.
If you need financial help, food, health information or have other emergency needs, our Resident Services staff can connect you to services that can help. Please contact Susan Davidson at 703-486-0626 ext. 1112 or Susan.Davidson@ahcinc.org.
Stay in touch through free App.
Please sign up for the free Rent Café App, which helps us stay connected through email or text. You can also use the app to pay rent or schedule maintenance. To register, download the Rent Cafe App or go to your apartment’s website and click on “Resident Login.” You will need to call your leasing office for your registration code or use the phone number you gave us when you moved in.
Avoid Coronavirus Scams
- Go to ftc.gov/coronavirus for the latest information on scams
- Five things to avoid coronavirus scams – English
- Five things to avoid coronavirus scams – Spanish
CDC guidelines to protect yourself and others
- Stay home and speak to your healthcare provider if you develop fever, cough, or shortness of breath.
- If you develop emergency warning signs for COVID-19 get medical attention immediately.
- Call your doctor or local urgent care center before going in.
- In adults, emergency warning signs*:
- Difficulty breathing or shortness of breath
- Persistent pain or pressure in the chest
- New confusion or inability to arouse
- Bluish lips or face
- *This list is not all inclusive. Please consult your medical provider for any other symptom that is severe or concerning.
- Keep away from others who are sick
- Limit close contact with others as much as possible (about 6 feet)
- General Information and Updates
- Frequently Asked Questions
- Steps to Prevent Illness
- What To Do If You Are Sick
- How to Prepare Your Home
- Items to Have at Home
Senior Citizens and Others At-Risk for Serious Illness
- CDC Guidelines for Senior Citizens and Others at Risk for Serious Illness
- CDC Complete Care Form
This form can help seniors be prepared if they get sick and need emergency help. The form includes all the information first responders may need.
- Items to Have at Home
Education Resources for Children and Teens
- The Nickelodeon Kids Guide to Coronavirus with Kristen Bell #KidsTogether (45-minute YouTube Video)
- Scholastic Learn at Home is offering virtual learning opportunities for children from pre-k through 9th grade. The site offers day-by-day projects to keep kids thinking, learning and growing.
- Khan Academy, a free online learning platform, has daily schedules for students in pre-K through 12th grade.
- Outschool is offering free live, online classes for public school students through the end of the school year.
- Kennedy Center Education artist-in-residence and children’s book author Mo Willems is hosting daily drawing projects called Lunch Doodles.
- PBS Kids is sending out a daily newsletter to subscribers that’s filled with activities and educational games for kids ages 2 through 8.
- Library of Congress is hosting virtual read-alouds and drawing classes with authors. Captain Underpants’ author Dave Pilkey kicks off the series on Friday, April 3 at 8 am. The sessions will be videotaped and available through the Library’s website.
Science and Technology
- Byte Back Learning is offering free classes this spring to adults who are interested in building a computer-based career.
- LinkedIn is offering free business development courses through LinkedIn Learning that are centered on remote working.
- A Running Guide to Services Now Free (or Discounted) in Response to the Coronavirus, Wirecutter, 3-24-20