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  1. Coronavirus: A Community Conversation

    In a historic first, health care and broadcast entities across western Virginia are teaming up under a shared goal: flattening the COVID-19 curve. Read on...
  2. County Officials Host Press Conference to Update Community

    County leaders hosted a press conference at 1:00 pm on April 2 to update the community on the latest local developments as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Read on...
  3. Board of Equalization Hearing for April 30 Canceled

    The April 30, 2020 Board of Equalization hearing has been canceled. Applicants for this hearing date will be automatically rescheduled for the next hearing date scheduled for July 30, 2020. 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.