Stay Informed - Coronavirus
Governor Rescinds Mask Mandate - Indoors and Outdoors
Effective May 15, 2021, Governor Northam announced that masks will no longer be mandated for full vaccinated persons in the majority of locations. Those who are un-vaccinated are STRONGLY encouraged to get vaccinated and/or wear a mask.
Please review the CDC guidelines for when you should and should not wear a mask.
PLEASE NOTE: individual businesses and establishments may choose to set their own requirements for masks while indoors or outdoors. Please respect each business and their own guidelines for entering their establishment.
Effective August 11, 2021, all persons must wear a mask in the Town Office, regardless of vaccination status.
BUSINESS REGULATIONS FROM VIRGINIA DEPT. OF LABOR AND INDUSTRY (updated Sept. 22, 2021)
The Virginia Department of Labor and Industry (DOLI) has approved new regulations regarding mitigation strategies and prevention measures for businesses in the Commonwealth of Virginia. These regs can be found here and with a helpful FAQ located here.
Specifically, as of Sept 8, 2021, all businesses must require their employees to wear a mask while indoors, with limited exceptions.
Please contact the state or your employment attorney for application to your specific place of business.
Finally - a THANK YOU
To all the residents who have taken extra precautions, who have stayed home, who have worn a mask, and who have been vaccinated - thank you for keeping our community safe! Our Town has remained strong and close during these difficult times, and it is because of our great community spirit that we are coming out stronger on this side.
Please continue to care for those in our community who are sick, hurting, or lost a loved one. There are resources for all residents - through the County's Dept. of Family Services. We are here to help - and call the Town Office if you need a kind voice with whom to speak. 540-687-5152