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Forward Virginia Phase 2 Guidelines Released

Northern Virginia will enter Phase 2 on June 12

On June 2, Governor Northam announced that most of Virginia will enter Phase 2 of the Forward Virginia reopening plan on Friday, June 5. On June 9, he announced that Northern Virginia will enter Phase 2 on Friday, June 12. For complete guidelines for businesses, see the Forward Virginia Phase 2 Guidelines document or visit the Forward Virginia website. For specific changes to Town of Leesburg facilities, operations, and programs, visit the Program and Facility Closures page.


Governor Northam Mandates Use of Face Masks in Indoor Public Spaces

On May 26, Governor Northam signed Executive Order Sixty-Three, requiring Virginians to wear face masks in public indoor spaces to help contain the spread of the coronavirus, effective Friday, May 29. Accordingly, customers and town staff members will be required to wear face masks while in public areas of Town Hall (hallways, meeting rooms, restrooms, etc.). For guidance on how Executive Order Sixty-Three affects individuals and businesses, see this list of frequently asked questions, provided by the governor's office.


Northern Virginia Entered Phase 1 Reopening on May 29

Northern Virginia - including the Town of Leesburg - entered Phase 1 of Governor Northam's Forward Virginia plan for reopening on Friday, May 29. Information about the current status of town programs and facilities, visit the Program & Facility Closures page. For information on the changes for businesses in Phase 1, please see the Phase 1 guidance from the governor's office.


Governor Northam Issues Mandatory Stay at Home Order Through June 10

On Monday, March 30, 2020, Governor Ralph Northam issued Executive Order Fifty-Five, expanding statewide restrictions. Residents are required to stay at home except when traveling to and from work, shopping for groceries and supplies, seeking medical care, and other essential activities. Gatherings of more than 10 people remain prohibited. The full list of restrictions is available on the Governor's website.


Town Council Adopts Continuity of Government Ordinance

At a special meeting on April 3, 2020, the Leesburg Town Council adopted a continuity of government ordinance. This ordinance outlines how the town government will operate under the current emergency to ensure that critical services continue to be provided. The full ordinance can be downloaded below:


Resources

The Loudoun County Health Department is the primary agency responsible for local response to public health issues, including the current coronavirus pandemic. We encourage residents to educate themselves and stay informed about the current situation. Loudoun County offers the following information resources:

  • Loudoun County Health Department information line
    • 703-737-8300
    • Hours of Operation: 9 a.m. - 9 p.m., Monday through Friday; 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday

  • County Coronavirus Webpage
    • Past briefings and press conferences
    • Links to Virginia Department of Health and CDC websites

  • Text LCCOVID19 to 888-777
    • To sign up anonymously up for the latest updates from Loudoun County regarding the Coronavirus. You will not have to create an Alert Loudoun account.
        
  • Loudoun County Department of Health & Human Services' Needs Assistance page.

  • CDC Coronavirus Webpage
    • The County and State Health Departments are following CDC guidance during this event



News Archive

Coronavirus-related news releases are listed below.

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