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  1. Governor’s Phase Two Guidelines Go Into Effect Friday, June 5

    On Friday, June 5, most of Virginia will enter Phase Two of Governor Ralph Northam’s “Forward Virginia” plan... Read on...
  2. Roanoke County Offers Guidance to Businesses Regarding Face Coverings

    Roanoke County Police is offering advice to its businesses regarding the governor's Executive Order requiring face coverings to be worn in public settings beginning Friday. Read on...
  3. Virginia Governor Announces Face Covering Requirement

    On May 25, Gov. Northam signed Executive Order Sixty-Three, requiring Virginians to wear face coverings in public indoor settings to help contain the spread of the novel coronavirus. Read on...
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Coronavirus Update

Coronavirus Updates Webpage
The latest information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Virginia Department of Health (VDH)  

Resources and Information
Checklists, helpful documents, and applications to help you prepare for an emergency.

Key Safety Messages for Any Emergency

  • Prepare an emergency kit and enough food, water and any prescription medications to last for at least 72 hours.
  • Do not attempt to drive in flowing water. #TurnAroundDontDrown
  • For immediate updates, please enter your phone cell phone number into our RoCo Alert Citizen Alert system.
  • To report a power outage, please contact Appalachian Power at 800-956-4237.
  • To report a water or sewage emergency, please contact the Western Virginia Water Authority at 540-853-5700.
  • Report road hazards (blocked roads, etc.) directly to VDOT at 800-367-7623 or use the MyVDOT online form.
  • Calls or texts to 911 should be reserved for medical, fire, or police emergency situations only.