Businesses

Governor Ralph Northam issued Executive Order 61 and Order of Public Health Emergency Three, which outlines the Phase One easing of certain temporary restrictions due to novel coronavirus (COVID-19).  This order goes into effect on May 15, 2020, with the exception of several localities, including the Northern Virginia Region, the City of Richmond, and Accomack County, which have requested a delay.  Supplemental Guidelines for All Business Sectors outlines the guidance for all business sectors as well as for Food Establishments, Farmers Markets, Brick and Mortar Retail Businesses, Fitness and Exercise Facilities, Personal Care and Personal Grooming Services, Campgrounds, and Indoor Shooting Ranges.  

All public and private in-person gatherings of more than 10 individuals remain prohibited in Phase One.  Further clarification can be found here.

Contact Information

  • Fill out the VDEM survey on COVID-19 assessment to determine issues for the Private Sector in the Commonwealth of Virginia.
  • Complaints related to Food Establishments, Farmers Markets, Brick and Mortar Retail Businesses, Fitness and Exercise Facilities, Personal Care and Personal Grooming Services, Campgrounds, and Indoor Shooting Ranges specific to the Governor's Executive Orders 61 and 62 may be filed with the local health department.