Coronavirus Disease 2019

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Updates:

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Third Amendment to Executive Order 68- Further Easing of Certain Temporary Restrictions Due to Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the Eastern Region- Updated September 14, 2020


Modified service changes due to COVID-19 - Updated September 11, 2020

Executive Order 68 - Additional restrictions for the Eastern Region due to the coronavirus

Printable Resources - Updated July 13, 2020

Executive Order 67 and Easing of Certain Temporary Restrictions- Updated July 2, 2020

Executive Order 65 - Updated June 5, 2020

Phase 2 Guidance for All Business Sectors - Updated June 5, 2020

Governor’s Executive Order 63- Face Covering Requirement and Workplace Safety Regulations- Updated May 26, 2020

Phase 1 Food Establishment Guidance and Best Practices- May 15, 2020
                    -  Additional Forward Virginia Guidelines - Phase 1

Temporary Waivers- April 4, 2020

Governor’s Public Health Emergency Order


Norfolk Department of Public Health/Virginia Department of Health is closely monitoring the outbreak of a respiratory disease caused by a novel (new) coronavirus that was first detected in Wuhan City, Hubei Province, China. The Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) has now been detected in 50 locations internationally, including the United States.  At this time, there are 138,702 cases currently under investigation in Virginia. If you have questions regarding the coronavirus, please contact our hotline at 757-683-2745.  Calls will be monitored from Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm.  The call center will be closed from 12:30pm-1:30pm (M-F).  Messages will be monitored during this time and over the weekend.   Virginia residents can also call the Virginia Department of Health public information line, 877-ASK-VDH3, for questions regarding the novel coronavirus situation.

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Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses that are common in many different animals such as camels, cattle, cats, and bats.The virus causing coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), is not the same as the coronaviruses that commonly circulate among humans and cause mild illness, like the commaAon cold. Many of the COVID-19 patients in the outbreak in Wuhan, China had some link to a large seafood and live animal market, suggesting the virus likely originated from an animal source. Currently, there are indications that the virus can now spread from person to person.

Norfolk Department of Public Health (NDPH) is following the updates provided by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and Virginia Department of Health guidelines to quickly identify people who may be infected with COVID-19. NDPH is also working closely with first responders, health care providers, hospitals, and local health districts.and other community partners to protect the health and well-being of all Norfolk citizens.

The Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) situation has evolved rapidly over the past month since its initial emergence in December 2019. For the latest updates, visit: 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Situation Summary

For current international travel advisories, visit: Travel Advisories