Executive Order # 72: Governor Northam Announces New Mitigation Measures to Slow COVID-19 Spread
December 10, 2020: The Office of the Governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia issued Executive Order Number 72, effective 12:00AM on Monday December 14, 2020. Virginians should stay at home from 12AM to 5AM, wear masks in indoor and outdoor settings, limit social gatherings to 10.
Executive Order # 65: Phase Two Easing of Certain Temporary Restrictions Due to Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)
June 2, 2020: The Office of the Governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia issued Executive Order Number 65, Order of Public Health Emergency Six, effective 12:00AM Friday, June 5th, 2020.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
March 12th, 2020: Governor Northam declares a State of Emergency in the Commonwealth of Virginia