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Northam announces bar seating will remain closed under Phase Three


Northam announces bar seating will remain closed under Phase Three

With COVID-19 cases rising in other states, Gov. Northam announced Virginia will maintain its restrictions on bar seating in Phase Three of the “Forward Virginia” plan. […]

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Virginia to enter Phase Three of reopening July 1


Virginia to enter Phase Three of reopening July 1

Yesterday, Gov. Northam announced that Phase Three of reopening will begin on July 1. Under the third phase of the “Forward Virginia” plan, continued recommendations for […]

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Northam introduces Phase Three guidelines


Northam introduces Phase Three guidelines

Although Virginia will not enter into Phase Three of the “Forward Virginia” plan this week, Gov. Northam presented what the third phase of easing public health […]

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Northam moves to make Juneteenth a state holiday


Northam moves to make Juneteenth a state holiday

Gov. Northam announced yesterday in a press conference that he will introduce legislation to make Juneteenth a state holiday. Virginia has long marked Juneteenth by issuing a […]

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‘Virginia Graduates Together’ salutes Class of 2020


‘Virginia Graduates Together’ salutes Class of 2020

With high school and college seniors not getting the graduation ceremonies they expected this year, public television stations across Virginia will broadcast a special ceremony specifically […]

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Virginians required to wear face masks in public beginning Friday


Virginians required to wear face masks in public beginning Friday

Gov. Northam signed Executive Order Sixty-Three yesterday, which requires Virginians to wear face coverings in public indoor settings to help contain the spread of COVID-19. Beginning this […]

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Virginia Department of Health unveils COVIDCheck


Virginia Department of Health unveils COVIDCheck

Gov. Northam has announced a new resource for Virginians called COVIDCheck. COVIDCheck is an online risk-assessment tool to check your symptoms and connect with the appropriate […]

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Northam announces new housing resources and eviction protections


Northam announces new housing resources and eviction protections

On Tuesday, Gov. Northam shared new resources to protect Virginians from eviction and support individuals who have lost their job or income due to COVID-19. StayHomeVirginia.com is […]

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Valley Health starts to resume elective services


Valley Health starts to resume elective services

After careful consideration, Valley Health has started to ease restrictions on diagnostic and surgical procedures. This follows recent announcements from Gov. Ralph Northam lifting the hold […]

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Northam signs executive order to ensure liability protections for health care workers


Northam signs executive order to ensure liability protections for health care workers

Gov. Northam yesterday signed Executive Order Sixty, which reinforces certain existing statutory liability protections for Virginia health care workers. Due to COVID-19, public and private health […]

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Ban on elective surgeries extended one more week


Ban on elective surgeries extended one more week

Gov. Northam has extended the ban on elective surgeries for one more week, now lasting until May 1. This has been done to ensure that frontline […]

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Gov. Northam extends non-essential business closures


Gov. Northam extends non-essential business closures

Gov. Ralph Northam announced he will extend Executive Order Fifty-Three for two weeks, through Friday, May 8. Originally signed on March 24, Executive Order Fifty-Three bans crowds […]

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