7/1/2021: Virginia’s State of Emergency expired on 6/30/21. See above links for continued guidelines and mitigation efforts.
5/15/2021: The Virginia Conference issued a response to the Governor’s updated guidance of 12/14/2021. This response targets initial actions as well as planned actions after Virginia Executive Order 79 takes effect on 5/28/2021.
5/14/2021: Governor Northam issued updated guidance for Virginia to align with the CDC recommendations.
5/13/2021: The CDC issued new recommendations for individuals that have been fully vaccinated. “…Therefore, fully vaccinated people can resume activities without wearing a mask or physically distancing, except where required by federal, state, local, tribal, or territorial laws, rules, and regulations, including local business and workplace guidance.”
11/13/2020: Virginia Governor Northam issued updated statewide measures designed to mitigate the latest COVID-19 surge across the state. Video announcement and news release.
6/23/2020: Virginia Governor Northam issued Phase 3 guidance to further ease restrictions beginning July 1st.
6/12/2020: Virginia Governor Northam issued Phase 2 guidance to further ease restrictions beginning June 19th.
5/31/2020: Amended State of Emergency due to civil unrest. The civil unrest State of Emergency expires on 6/29/2020.
5/12/2020: Virginia Governor Northam issued guidance (Executive Order 62) to begin easing restrictions in Northern Virginia at midnight on May 28th. This will place Northern Virginia in Phase I of the Forward Virginia reopening plan.
5/9/2020: Virginia Governor Northam issued guidance (Executive Order 61) to begin easing restrictions in Virginia at on May 15th. This will place most of Virginia in Phase I of the Forward Virginia reopening plan. Northern Virginia may be delayed up to two weeks.
Healthcare providers are in critical need of personal protective equipment (PPE) as they work on the front lines during the coronavirus pandemic. If you have access to any PPE items, please donate them to a healthcare provider in your area. These items include N95 respirator masks, surgical masks, face shields, disposable booties, safety goggles, gloves, gowns, hand sanitizer, disinfecting wipes, etc. If you have any of these available please call Sentara Northern Virginia Medical Center at (703)523-1369 to arrange curb side drop off. Or locate another donation center near you at Find the Masks.
4/3/2020: The CDC recommends the use of cloth face coverings when social distancing measures are difficult to maintain. These should be fashioned from household supplies. Surgical masks and N95 respirators remain in critical short supply and should be reserved for health care workers and other medical responders. The Surgeon General provides simple instructions for homemade coverings here.
The Commonwealth of Virginia issued a Stay at Home Order to further limit non-essential travel, effective until 6/10/2020 – declared on Monday, 3/31/2020
Prince William County has a dedicated web site for the latest local coronavirus information – PWC Coronavirus Site
The following areas are currently under declared states of
Prince William County, Virginia – declared on Monday, 3/16/20,
Commonwealth of Virginia – declared on Thursday, 3/12/20,
United States – declared on Friday, 3/13/20