Last week, Governor Ralph Northam announced Phase One guidelines to slowly ease public health restrictions. Click Here for the Full News Release

Forward Virginia Safer at Home - Phase One Opening on Friday, May 15, 2020

Specific to the Following -

  • Restaurant and Beverage Services
  • Farmers Markets
  • Brick and Mortar Retail
  • Fitness and Exercise Facilities
  • Personal Care and Grooming Services
  • Campground and Summer Camps
  • Religious Services

Detailed Guidelines for Phase One

Industry Guidance for Promoting the Health and Safety of All Travelers from the US Travel Association - Click Here

Recovery Resources for Small Businesses - Click Here

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Catherine Fox
Vice President of Public Affairs & Destination Development
(540) 342-6025, ext. 114