THEARC Current Status: Limited Building Access (“Prevention, Preparedness and Mitigation” mode)



DC Mayor Bowser lifted the District of Columbia's stay-at-home Order as of Friday, May 29, 2020. 



Reduce risk for the campus by enforcing maximum telework policy to all staff including partner staff. Modifying business hours to limit high-risk traffic.  RESTRICTING “ALL” events, workshops, in-person meetings, and public usage of the building. 


THEARC is currently following closely DC re-opening phase 2    plan.

  • All partners may return with staff holding strictly to the spacing and social distancing guidelines recommended by DC Re-opening and the CDC.

  • Activity will be for essential services only.

  • All Staff visiting the campus must email for entry to continue limiting traffic in and out of the building. (Partner Staff please check in with your organization for detailed internal guidelines for returning)

  • All Staff visiting the campus must wear a face mask to enter the building and within social distancing guidelines.

  • THEARC East is Open with restricted hours.  THEARC West is open with restricted hours.

  • DC Central Kitchen is in operation 6 days a week for food preparation and distribution. DC Central Kitchen Cafe' is open for online orders ONLY.

  • Building Bridges Across the River will be distributing free groceries for all ages outside THEARC WEST every Wednesday between 12:00pm-3pm or until supplies last.



Last Modified- September 2020