Richmond, Central Virginia
08/8/2020, 10:37 a.m.
The entire state is now in phase three of Gov. Ralph Northam’s reopening plan. A restriction for bar seating will remain in place. An indoor mask mandate also began Friday, May 29. More info.
Stay at Home
The entire state is now in phase three of Gov. Ralph Northam’s reopening plan. More restrictions were lifted on restaurants and entertainment venues. Public beaches reopened with guidelines similar to Virginia Beach in place. More info.
During Phase Three, gatherings continue to be limited but can now include 250 people - up from 50. More info.
There are currently 3,509 beds available with only 20 percent of its ventilators in use. More info.
Gov. Northam announced that Virginia will join several other states in an agreement to expand rapid COVID-19 testing. More info.
Most schools have decided on how students will return to learning this fall. Central Virginia’s largest school systems will be completely virtual while others offer a hybrid learning program. More info.
How to Help
Donate to the Central Virginia COVID-19 Response Fund here.
GRTC has implemented guidelines and restrictions for ridership. More info.
The Virginia Employment Commission said there have been a total of 938,559 initial claims filed in Virginia in the past 16 weeks. File an application here.
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