Safety Restrictions for Businesses

Governor Northam's Latest Announcements

Find the latest announcements on Governor Northam's COVID-19 safety restrictions and guidelines on the City's central COVID-19 website.

Forward Virginia: Restrictions and Guidelines for All Businesses

Governor Northam sets safety guidelines for all businesses in the Forward Virginia plan:

  • Forward Virginia website
  • Guidelines for All Business Sectors (what is required of every business, and what is required of specific industries)
  • Frequently Asked Questions: Follow the link to find out more about:
    • Universal Mask Mandate
    • General Questions for Businesses
    • Restaurant and Beverage Services
    • Brick and Mortar Retail
    • Personal Care and Grooming
    • Exercise and Fitness
    • Recreational Sports
    • Entertainment and Public Amusement
    • Swimming Pools
    • Other Businesses
    • Workplace Protections
    • Gatherings
    • Religious Services
    • Implementation and Enforcement