Resources for Small Business & Workers Affected by COVID-19
Coronavirus Information (COVID-19)

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

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
County Offices COVID-19 Operational Procedures - Updated March 31, 2020
Department of Social Services Operations - March 19, 2020 - Closure to the Public Extended to April 24th
Health Department Operational Procedures - Piedmont Health District - March 27, 2020
Southside Soil & Water Conservation District Operations - March 24, 2020
Charlotte County Library Operations - March 31, 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
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)
Governor Northam's Executive Order, March 23, 2020 (
Frequently Asked Questions Regarding the Governor's Executive Order (