INFORMATION ON COVID-19 IN VIRGINIA AND RESOURCES FOR ECONOMIC RELIEF FOR PRODUCTION INDUSTRY MEMBERS
PRODUCTION STATUS UPDATE:
Virginia is currently open to all safe, responsible production, following the suggested best health and safety practices set forth below, in addition to all industry-wide suggested best practice standards, as they develop. The latest industry-wide Safe Way Forward agreement published by The DGA, SAG-AFTRA, IATSE, Teamsters and the Basic Crafts is viewable here.
Virginia Department of Health General public health guidelines in Virginia
These guidelines apply to all residents and visitors to Virginia
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Find live updates on current numbers and prevention measures, searchable by county.
The Virginia Film Office places the highest priority on the health and safety of our film community members. As localities continue to enact measures toward easing public health restrictions, please stay tuned for updates and links to best practices and suggested guidelines.
Consider additional safeguards to your team via Virginia’s COVIDWISE app, which helps identify potential exposure to the virus without storing personal information of participants.
Vaccine information is available via the Virginia Department of Health, here.
A note from Andy Edmunds, Director of the Virginia Film Office.
Virginia film industry members: Please consider taking our Industry Survey to help us measure the impact of the COVID-19 outbreak and to inform the VFO of industry needs now and in the future.
For all resources, FAQs, and live developments, please visit: https://www.virginia.gov/coronavirus-updates/
List of Resources:
The Industry-Wide Labor-Management Safety Committee White Page on Set Safety Guidelines
Virginia Employment Commission
Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Business Resources from Virginia Tourism Partnership