Gov. Northam responds to COVID-19 outbreak

March 21, 2020Governor Northam shared the following actions his administration has taken to respond to the COVID-19 outbreak:

  • On Friday, the Governor signed an executive order that gives hospitals and nursing homes more flexibility to add the beds they need without going through red tape. Learn more here:
  • The Virginia Department of Health has revised its testing criteria to give additional priority to first responders and medical professionals who have had contact with COVID-19 patients and people in nursing homes and long-term care facilities.
  • The federal government announced it will accept waivers from states for federal testing requirements. Virginia is preparing its waiver and the Northam administration is considering further actions to suspend state-mandated SOL tests.

Accurate, reliable information about COVID-19 can be found on the Virginia Department of Health (VDH) website.

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