Leading Virginia Forward - Week in Review

 

 

Governor Northam, Secretary of Public Safety and Homeland Security Brian Moran, Secretary of Health and Human Resources Dan Carey, and staff participate in a video teleconference on coronavirus response efforts with the nation’s governors and the President, Vice President, and White House officials on Monday, March 16 in Richmond.

    

WEEK OF MARCH 20, 2020

Governor Northam Announces New Actions to Provide Tax Relief, Help Small Businesses and Working Virginians Impacted by COVID-19 Pandemic

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Governor Northam Signs Executive Order to Help Hospitals Increase Bed Capacity, Announces Additional Efforts to Support COVID-19 Response

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Governor Northam, State Health Commissioner Issue Public Health Emergency Order to Enforce 10-Patron Limit for Restaurants, Fitness Centers, and Theaters

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  • Details of this announcement
  • “We are taking these steps to protect the health and safety of all Virginians,” said Governor Northam.“This means that all restaurants, fitness centers, and theaters must significantly reduce their capacity in compliance with this 10-person limit, or close. This order will ensure that state and local officials have the tools they need to keep people safe.”

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Governor Northam Visits Virginia Red Cross to Donate Blood, Urges Virginians to Donate Amid Critical Shortage

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  • “The COVID-19 outbreak has led to a critical shortage of donated blood in our Commonwealth and across the nation,” said Governor Northam. “We are all focused on the coronavirus epidemic, but we must remember that car accidents or childbirth or emergency surgeries do not stop––and our need for blood does not stop. I visited the Virginia Red Cross to donate blood, and I urge Virginians who are healthy to do the same.”

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Governor Northam Applauds Order Suspending Service Disconnections During COVID-19 Outbreak, Declaration of Judicial Emergency Prohibiting New Evictions

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