Following decisions by President Trump to declare a national state of emergency as of Saturday, March 14, 2020.
The declaration will allow the County to pursue federal reimbursements, if needed, made available by the national designation declared on March 13th. It will also allow the County to allocate resources as needed in the response to COVID-19.
This declaration does not change any protocols regarding COVID-19. Residents should continue to follow Virginia Department of Health guidelines on prevention.