Coronavirus Information (COVID-19)

For the latest information and public health guidance regarding COVID-19, citizens are encouraged to see the following websites:

Be alert of potential Scams regarding COVID-19 Economic Impact Payments! 
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Declaration of Local Emergency


March 16, 2020  
Contact: Garland H. Hamlett, Chairman
Director of Emergency Management


The County of Charlotte has enacted a Declaration of Local Emergency in response to the COVID-19 Pandemic.  The local declaration is effective Monday, March 16, 2020 at 4:28 p.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 Charlotte to maximize preparedness and response efforts regarding COVID-19.  During this local emergency, Charlotte County will make every effort to provide uninterrupted essential services to our citizens.  

We encourage our citizens to check the County website at 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:

Temporary Operational Changes to Protect Public Health
In accordance with Governor Northam's Order Fifty-five, all Charlotte County government offices are closed to the public effective April 1st, and will remain so until June 10th. Constitutional Officers, elected officials, and staff will continue to do their best to serve the citizens of Charlotte County as we face the challenges of this difficult time together. All recycle center locations will remain open and other essential services will continue. Additional information regarding the closure is below.
County Offices COVID-19 Operational Procedures - Updated April 3, 2020
Health Department Operational Procedures - Piedmont Health District - March 27, 2020
Virginia Career Works (Keysville Center) Operations - March 23, 2020
Resources for Small Business & Workers Affected by COVID-19
U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Guidance & Loan Programs
Longwood Small Business Development Center Resources
Unemployment Insurance Registration & Claims
Interim Guidance for Businesses & Employers (CDC)
Additional On-line Resources
Scam Alert Regarding COVID-19 Economic Impact Payments (US Dept. of Justice)
Observing Religious Holidays During COVID-19 (VDH)
Children and Coronavirus 2019 (CDC)
Social Distancing Tips (VDH)
Are you at a higher risk for Coronavirus 2019? (CDC)
Printable Signs Related to Coronavirus 2019 (CDC)
Disinfecting Your Home if Someone Is Sick (CDC)
Searchable Travel Notices Database (CDC)
Virginia COVID-19 Information & Governor's Orders (Virginia.Gov)