COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

updated March 23, 2021:

Governor Northam Announces Limited Capacity Increases for Indoor and Outdoor Gatherings, Some Entertainment Venues as Vaccinations Rise


The full text of Fourth Amended Executive Order Seventy-Two and Order of Public Health Emergency Nine is available here. Updated guidelines for specific sectors can be found here. Visit virginia.gov/coronavirus/forwardvirginia for more information and answers to frequently asked questions.

Updated February 24, 2021:

Governor Northam Increases Capacity Limits for Outdoor Sports and Entertainment Venues as COVID-19 Hospitalizations and Infection Rates Continue to Fall, Vaccinations Rise

Indoor capacity limits to remain in place, overnight summer camps can open May 1 with mitigation measures 

The full text of Third Amended Executive Order Seventy-Two and Order of Public Health Emergency Nine is available here. Updated guidelines for specific sectors can be found here

Last week, Governor Northam amended Executive Order Seventy-Two to increase the number of spectators permitted at outdoor youth sporting events to 250. 

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

For additional questions or concerns about face covering guidelines, please call the Virginia COVID hotline: 1-877-ASK-VDH3

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