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Posted on: March 23, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Governor Northam Orders Statewide Closure of Certain Non-Essential Businesses, K-12 Schools

Governor Ralph Northam has issued a statewide order to protect the health and safety of Virginians and reduce the spread of the novel coronavirus, or COVID-19. Executive Order Fifty-Three orders the closure of certain non-essential businesses, bans all gatherings of more than 10 people, and closes all K-12 schools for the remainder of the academic year. Governor Northam is also urging all Virginians to avoid non-essential travel outside the home, if and when possible. 

>> View the complete News Release from Gov. Northam’s Office

>> Read the Governor’s Executive Order #53

>> See the Frequently Asked Questions about Executive Order #53

View the News Release from the Governor's Offic
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