We appreciate the partnership with our Private Sector Partners and questions and offers for goods and services. The purpose of this page is to provide a comprehensive source of information and resources for our private sector partners.
General Information https://www.virginia.gov/coronavirus/
Virginia Frequently Asked Questions: https://www.virginia.gov/coronavirus/faq/#855694
Executive Actions: https://www.governor.virginia.gov/executive-actions/
Press Releases https://www.governor.virginia.gov/newsroom/news-releases/
VDH Weekly Activity Report: http://www.vdh.virginia.gov/coronavirus/weekly-report/
Virginia Hospitals and Healthcare Information: https://www.vhha.com/communications/virginia-hospital-covid-19-data-dashboard/
VDH Resources for Businesses and Industry: http://www.vdh.virginia.gov/coronavirus/schools-workplaces-community-locations/
VDEM Information for Businesses and Industry: https://www.vaemergency.gov/coronavirus
Private Sector Program Resources for Business and Industry
To share offers of assistance for goods or services please fill out the survey found here http://virginia.gov/covid19supplies. Please provide as much detail on the type of services or equipment you have available. For each item, please include, if appropriate, if items meet appropriate FDA, NIOSH, OSHA regulations and let us know the quantity of each item that you can provide and the timing for delivery. This is not a commitment but an attempt to obtain more information. As you can imagine, we are seeing an increase in offers so please bear with us while we evaluate and assess the appropriate action for each.
Current areas of need include:
- PPE (N95 respirators
- Surgical masks
- Medical gowns
- Face shields
- Test kits
- Hospital beds, mattresses
If you have products you are offering for purchase and are not already registered as a vendor with the Commonwealth please do so at eVA Vendor Registration link https://eva.virginia.gov/register-now.html (this is not necessary for donations).
For questions about essential services please review Executive Orders 53 and 55, and any Guidance related to those Orders, and determine whether they can continue operations. At this time, no documentation is required to continue operating within the parameters of any statewide Order. If you feel that you still have questions after reviewing these documents, you may contact the Governor’s Office of Commerce and Trade at email@example.com
For workplace related medical or health questions please go to http://www.vdh.virginia.gov/coronavirus/frequently-asked-questions/business-and-workplaces/
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org with questions about emergency relief efforts.
Daily Situation Reports can be found here (add link or docs)
VDEM Weekly Private Sector Calls
Federal Information and Resources
National Emergency Declaration https://www.fema.gov/news-release/2020/03/13/covid-19-emergency-declaration
DOT Nationwide Emergency Declaration and Resources https://www.fmcsa.dot.gov/emergency-declarations
Federal Stimulus Bill (CARES Act) https://www.congress.gov/bill/116th-congress/senate-bill/3548/text
SBA Disaster Support Resources:
- SBA COVID-19 Resource Center https://www.sba.gov/page/coronavirus-covid-19-small-business-guidance-loan-resources#section-header-2
- Paycheck Protection Program https://www.sba.gov/funding-programs/loans/coronavirus-relief-options/paycheck-protection-program-ppp#section-header-2
- Washington Post FAQ https://www.washingtonpost.com/business/2020/03/26/small-business-administration-loan-faq/
VDH Additional Guidance on Cloth Face Masks
Cloth masks should be routinely washed depending on the frequency of use and fully dried prior to use. It is reasonable to recommend daily washing (i.e., once per 24 hours), for instance, if a person wears a mask daily. It would also be important for those wearing masks to wash their hands before and after mask removal and avoid touching their eyes, nose, and mouth when removing the face covering. CDC specifically references machine washing. Hand washing is not mentioned in CDC guidance, but provided this could be done to avoid splashes to the face, it is reasonable to believe that hand washing could be an acceptable alternative if machine washing was not available.