Lunenburg Declares Local State of Emergency – COVID-19

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

March 24, 2020

 

Contact:

Tracy M. Gee

Director of Emergency Management

434-696-2142

tgee@lunenburgva.net

 

DECLARATION OF A LOCAL EMERGENCY

CORONAVIRUS 2019 (COVID-19)

Declaration of Local Emergency – Lunenburg COVID-19 

The County of Lunenburg has enacted a Declaration of Local Emergency in response to the COVID-19 Pandemic.  The local declaration is effective Tuesday, March 24, 2020 at 4:00p.m.

The declaration follows Governor Northam’s State Declaration of Emergency and President Trump’s National Emergency Declaration. A local declaration allows the County of Lunenburg to maximize preparedness and response efforts regarding COVID-19.

During this local emergency, Lunenburg County will make every effort to provide uninterrupted essential services to our citizens.  We encourage citizens to check the County website at http://www.lunenburgva.org/ and official Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/LunenburgCountyVA/ as we continue to share information about county facilities and services.  Additionally, we urge all residents to visit the following links for the latest information and public health guidance:

http://www.vdh.virginia.gov/surveillance-and-investigation/novel-coronavirus/

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html

 

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