Governor's Flag Order for the COVID-19 Day of Remembrance

 March 12, 2021


Governor’s Flag Order for the Commonwealth of Virginia


This is to order that the flag of the Commonwealth of Virginia is to be flown at half-staff over the state Capitol and all local, state, and federal buildings and grounds in the Commonwealth of Virginia in recognition of the one-year anniversary of the first recorded death due to COVID-19 in Virginia and in respect and memory of the more than 9,900 Virginians who have lost their lives to COVID-19 as of March 12, 2021.

I hereby order that the flag shall be lowered at sunrise on Sunday, March 14, 2021, and remain at half-staff until sunset.

Ordered on this, 12th day of March, 2021.




Ralph S. Northam