COVID-19 update – March 18, 1:00 AM

Northumberland County has declared a state of emergency.  All county offices are closed to the public but are operating with a skeleton staff.

If you need to do business with a county office, call first and ask for instructions– you will be able to handle business by snail mail, email, or, go to the office where someone will meet you outside.

Offices included are:  County Administrator; Commissioner of Revenue; Treasurer; Voter Registrar; Circuit Court Clerk; fines; Commonwealth’s Attorney; Health Dept; Social Services; County Extension Agent.   The Sheriff’s office has closed their lobby; you can enter the vestibule and talk with the dispatchers using the intercom on the door frame inside the vestibule.

As of late March 17, Virginia has 67 confirmed COVID-19 virus cases with two deaths, both in James City County (near Williamsburg; both 70-yr-old males).  Here is the latest map showing VA COVID-19 cases. VA COVID 19 MARCH 17

For current information as well as cautions for families, individuals, businesses and the like, go to the Virginia Dept of Health COVID-19 website.