Governor Northam’s COVID-19 Briefing – 5/26/2020

TOPLINE UPDATES The Governor will issue an executive order requiring face coverings/masks in public places, to go into effect this Friday, May 29, 2020.Exemptions include eating or drinking at a restaurant, exercising, if you have a health condition that prevents you from wearing a mask, and children under the age of ten.However, the Governor recommends […]

Governor Northam’s COVID-19 Briefing – 5/22/2020

TOPLINE UPDATES The Virginia Department of Health is launching a new program, COVID Check, so that those who think they may have COVID-19 can answer questions online to determine what their next steps should be.The tool provides guidance based on symptoms, as well as providing resources for local testing locations.This can be accessed at […]

Governor Northam’s COVID-19 Briefing – 5/20/2020

TOPLINE UPDATES Local elections were held successfully yesterday across the Commonwealth. Governor Northam commended the thousands of people who voted through mail-in absentee ballot, and encouraged Virginians to do the same in the upcoming primary elections on June 23. The Governor’s office is now broadcasting the briefings in Spanish through the Virginia Department of Emergency […]

Governor Northam’s COVID-19 Briefing – 5/18/2020

TOPLINE UPDATES Phase 1 of reopening began this past weekend and “went well.”Virginia Beach and First Landing State Park beaches will open to certain recreational activities on Friday, May 22, 2020 under local regulations. The Governor has convened a team focused on how to reopen schools. The Governor emphasized that we cannot let down our […]