On March 30, 2020, Governor Ralph Northam issued Executive Order Number 55, titled “Temporary Stay at Home Order Due to Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19).”
States across the county have enacted Stay at Home Orders, each with varying degrees of restriction. The Virginia Stay at Home order is one of the least-restrictive Stay at Home Orders in the region.
The following activities, among others, are still permitted under the Stay at Home Order:
- Going to work
- Getting food, beverages, goods or services
- Except for entertainment and recreational services as detailed in Executive Order 53
- Going to school or to church
- Seeking medical care or social services
- Visiting family members
- Engaging in outdoor activities, so long as social distancing is maintained.
The Order remains in force until June 10, 2020.
Thus, unless your business is one that is related to entertainment or recreation as laid out in Executive Order 53, your business should not be affected by the Stay at Home Order.
As always, if you have questions about COVID-19 regulations or executive orders and how they may affect your business, contact your experienced construction attorney at Hirschler.
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