On Aug. 26, the Virginia Safety and Health Codes Board adopted revised amendments to the Final Permanent Standard for Infectious Disease Prevention of the SARS-CoV-2 Virus That Causes COVID-19 (the Final Permanent Standard).
Gov. Ralph Northam then proposed an additional amendment, which the Board adopted as well. As a result, the Final Permanent Standard, as amended, became effective Sept. 8. This third version of Virginia’s emergency COVID-19 regulation includes some notable cha