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COVID-19 State of Emergency

  March 12th, 2020: Governor Northam declares a State of Emergency in the Commonwealth of Virginia


 

Executive Order # 63: Requirement to Wear Face Covering While Inside Buildings

 

   May 29, 2020:  The Office of the Governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia issued Executive Order Number 63, Order of Public Health Emergency Five, effective Friday, May 29th, 2020.

 

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Executive Order #55: Temporary Stay at Home Order Due to Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

   April 3, 2020:  The Office of the Governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia on Monday issued Executive Order 55, establishing a statewide stay at home order to protect the health and safety of Virginians and to mitigate the spread of novel coronavirus, or COVID-19.

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Declaration of Public Health Emergency: Governor and Health Commissioner Issue Public Health Emergency Order: Order of Public Health Emergency Two, to Enforce 10-Patron Limit.

   March 25, 2020:  Order gives law enforcement the ability to enforce 10-patron limit in restaurants, fitness centers, and theaters.

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Executive Order #53: Temporary restrictions on restaurants, recreational, entertainment, gatherings, non-essential retail businesses, and closure of K-12 Schools.

   March 23, 2020: The Governor ordered additional long term action to mitigate the impacts of COVID-19 Novel Coronavirus on the Commonwealth with the goal of protecting the health and ensuring the safety of every Virginian.

  Download EO #53 (PDF)


 

Declaration of Public Health Emergency: Governor and Health Commissioner Issue Public Health Emergency Order: Order of Public Health Emergency One

   March 17, 2020: The Public Health Emergency Order includes New Measures to Combat COVID-19 and Support Impacted Virginians. The Order directs adherence to 10-person gathering ban, quarantine for high-risk individuals, worker and employer support.

  Read the Press Release


 

Executive Order #51: Governor Northam Declares State of Emergency, Outlines Additional Measures to Combat COVID-19

  March 12, 2020: As the number of confirmed cases continues to rise in the state, Governor Ralph Northam declared a State of Emergency to prepare and coordinate a response to the potential spread of COVID-19, the coronavirus, a communicable disease of public health threat.

  Read the Press Release

 

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