04 March 2020 – Governor outlines plans for COVID-19

Type of Intervention: Guidance
Sectors Involved: Health, Research and Development, Social Services
Level of Jurisdiction: VA
Lead People/Agency: Governor Ralph Northam

Overview: Governor Northam outlines plans for Novel Coronavirus, including coordinating state-level testing and emergency preparedness. Guidance provided for residents around hygiene precautions
Full details here: https://www.governor.virginia.gov/newsroom/all-releases/2020/march/headline-852949-en.html

Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group
Source of Evidence or Justification: National – government
Evidence/Justification: Virginia Department of Public Health