Virginia Phase 1 Reopening of Businesses and Public Spaces
Effective May 15

In Phase One:

  • Nonessential retail businesses can open, but they will be limited to 50% capacity.
  • Restaurants and bars that already had existing outdoor seating areas will be allowed to open those spaces up to 50% capacity.
  • Entertainment and amusement venues will remain closed.
  • Gyms with outdoor spaces can open those areas up to 50% capacity.
  • Beaches are still limited to fishing and exercise use only.
  • Places of worship can operate drive-in services or allow congregations up to 50% of building capacity.
  • Salons, barbershops, etc. can operate by appointment only. Strict social distancing measures will be in place, and all clients and employees must wear masks.
  • Overnight stays in state parks will reopen in phases.
  • Private campgrounds can reopen.
  • Overnight summer camps remain closed.