Albemarle Co. ordinance to prevent spread of COVID-19 extended through Nov. 18

Albemarle Co. ordinance to prevent spread of COVID-19 extended through Nov. 18
The Albemarle County Office Building on McIntire Road (Source: WVIR)

ALBEMARLE COUNTY, Va. (WVIR) - Albemarle County is extending a local ordinance to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

Supervisors recently approved Ordinance 20-A(13) to now last through November 18. As a result, the following restrictions will continue to be in place in the county:

  • Face coverings must be worn in all indoor public places and in all outdoor public places where 6 feet of physical distancing is not possible.
  • Gatherings are restricted to 50 persons, with limited exceptions.
  • Indoor occupancy in food establishments, wineries, breweries, and distilleries is limited to 50% of Certificate of Occupancy (CO) capacity, with a 50-person limit for those businesses without a CO limit.

Click here to learn more about Albemarle County’s response to the pandemic.

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