We need everyone’s help to stop the spread. Individuals, communities, businesses, and healthcare organizations all play an important role in slowing the spread of COVID-19.
Wash your hands often, stay at least 6 feet apart from others, wear a mask in public settings, stay home if you are sick, and disinfect high-touch surfaces often. These are all very important ways to help prevent the spread of COVID-19.
All Virginians should limit group gatherings to no more than 250 people. Continue to practice social distancing and avoid mass gatherings and crowded places.
Governor Northam announced that Virginia entered Phase Three of the Forward Virginia reopening plan on July 1, 2020. Governor Northam issued Executive Order 63, which requires Virginians aged 10 years or older to wear masks in public settings and business establishments, effective May 29.
Have questions? Call the VDH hotline 877-ASK-VDH3 (877-275-8343)
VDH LiveWell is a flagship brand for the Office of Family Health Services to help Virginia become the healthiest state in the nation. You'll find information on programs that focus on strengthening the health of families and communities, plus risk avoidance tips and information on how certain issues affect public health.
The Preventive Health and Health Services (PHHS) Block Grant gives grantees the ability to address prioritized public health needs in their jurisdictions in collaboration with local and tribal public health agencies and organizations.
The Virginia Walkability Action Institute (VWAI) works with local and regional teams to create policy, system, and environmental changes to local communities across Virginia. Their goal is to increase access to physical activity, with a focus on walking and walkability. Together, teams work to develop detailed action plans to pursue a policy or system change to improve walkability in their community.