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Henrico County is following a plan of reduced operations.

View a list of county government closings and operational changes that will continue to be updated.

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Chesterfield, Goochland, Hanover, Henrico, Richmond to close offices Monday

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All government offices and facilities in the counties of Chesterfield, Goochland, Hanover and Henrico and the city of Richmond will be closed Monday, March 16 for planning and to begin additional cleaning in response to the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak. The closures are designed to ensure the health and safety of residents, employees and the general public. Designated personnel will report for work; operations to ensure public safety and public health will not be impacted. Continue reading Chesterfield, Goochland, Hanover, Henrico, Richmond to close offices Monday

Localities declare local emergencies over COVID-19 outbreak

Officials hope aggressive measures already being taken will limit the outbreak’s severity in the region.

Elected officials from the counties of Chesterfield, Hanover, Henrico and Goochland and the city of Richmond announced the declarations at a news conference Friday while urging the public to remain calm, stay informed and follow safety protocols, including frequent handwashing and avoiding crowds.

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Central Virginia localities create unified command team to direct planning for COVID-19

Local governments remain concerned about the spread of COVID-19. Today, regional cooperation and precautionary planning took a new step forward as more than 50 emergency managers, first responders, health experts, and public information professionals met to review roles and responsibilities.

Leadership of the city of Richmond, Chesterfield, Hanover, Henrico and Goochland counties and the Central Virginia Healthcare Coalition has authorized the activation of the Central Virginia All Hazards Incident Management Team to help guide the region’s preparations for, and response to, a potential local occurrence of COVID-19.

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