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Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Virginia

Forward Virginia Phase One Guidelines to Slowly Ease Public Health Restrictions

  • Retail establishment may operate at 50% capacity
  • Restaurant and beverage establishments may offer outdoor dining at 50% occupancy
  • Personal grooming services may operate with one patron per service provider
  • Fitness centers may offer outdoor exercise services
  • Campgrounds may begin taking reservations for short-term stays
  • Drive-in services may continue at places of worship, and services may be held inside at 50 percent capacity
  • Specific guidelines for religious services can be found here

All Phase One Guidelines

Executive Order Sixty-Two specifies localities that are still in Phase Zero

Frequently Asked Questions

Virginia's health is in your hands. Do your part, stay at home.


Commonwealth of Virginia's Actions and Support

Governor Ralph Northam declared a state of emergency in response to COVID-19. The Governor has also outlined these additional measures to ensure the health and safety of all Virginians:

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Contacting the Governor's Office

The delivery of physical mail to the Governor’s office may be significantly delayed due to safety precautions that Virginia has implemented to help reduce the spread of COVID-19. If you are in need of assistance, please contact the Governor’s office using this form or by phone at (804) 786-2211.

Testing and Public Health Monitoring Data

NOTE: VDH is no longer reporting the pending number of tests as testing capacity has expanded to include commercial laboratories. Commercial laboratories report all results to VDH.

All testing updates belong to and retrieved from Virginia Department of Health.