Additional Information

Information from the Social Security Administration

For the safety of our community, local Social Security offices will only be able to provide services over the phone or online. To find your local Social Security office’s phone number, please click here. The Social Security Administration recommends that you create a My Social Security account to access online services such as obtaining benefits, applying for retirement, disability, and Medicare benefits, or requesting a replacement Social Security card. You can click here to create your account. 

FEMA Resources

  • To learn about FEMA's response, please see here.
  • FEMA has published rumor control guidelines that can be found here

CDC Resources

  • The CDC has a page with guidance to counter stigmatization caused by COVID-19 here

USDA Resources

  • The PPP forgivable loan program is available to farmers, provided they meet SBA size standards. The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) has a resources webpage with information for farmers, including an FAQ on the PPP.

Virginia Department of Emergency Management

  • To answer broader questions about the Commonwealth of Virginia's response regarding COVID-19, you can email

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)

Hotline: 1-800-321-6742 (1-800-321-OSHA)

United States Customs and Border Control

Hotline: 1-877-227-5511

FDA Resources

Guidance for Faith Leaders

Virginia's COVID Unified Command has published guidance documents for faith leaders. These guidelines are published in EnglishSpanishArabic and Korean.

VDH Frequently Asked Questions

The Virginia Dept of Health website has published a comprehensive page of health-related FAQs

VDEM Information Portal

The Virginia Department of Emergency Management has established a portal through which you can find a wide variety of COVID-related material. It encompasses waivers, memoranda and guidance; available disaster grants and loan programs; and instructions for private sector partners who seek to aid the Commonwealth in our COVID response. Those resources can all be found here.

HHS Resources & Information 

Commonwealth of Virginia

Phase 3 Guidelines

In accordance with Governor Northam's Executive Order 67, as of July 1, all regions of Virginia have moved into Phase 3 in the Forward Virginia Blueprint. 

Phase 3 Guidelines for all Business Sectors

Comprehensive FAQ on Phase 3

Spanish translations of the E.O. and the guidelines are also available: Executive Order 67 (Spanish), Phase 3 Guidelines (Spanish)

Please note: the Forward Virginia FAQ page is translatable into 110 languages via the dropdown menu in the top right corner of the page.