Local Covid-19 Update


COVID-19 – Update for Henry County a
nd the City of Martinsville

Click here for the most current information regarding Virginia's Response to COVID-19.

Updated November 16,  2020, at 10:15AM EDT:


This informational page is authorized by Henry County, the Henry County Public Service Authority, and the City of Martinsville to serve as a community resource on the latest updates regarding the COVID-19 Pandemic.

(Due to the continued growth in the list of changes, items less than 24-hours old are underlined for easy identification.)

Local Emergency Management officials of both jurisdictions continue to monitor the public health concerns related to COVID-19 actively.

There are confirmed COVID-19 cases in Henry County, the City of Martinsville, and throughout the immediate area.

Central COVID-19 General Testing Site Information  

Local Governmental

Local Courts

State Governmental

Local Healthcare


Business (Announcements and Resources for Business Owners)

What to do if you feel you may be having symptoms of COVID-19?

The following is the recommendation of the CDC for any individual who becomes sick.

This link to the CDC’s website provides further recommendations for those who feel they may have symptoms of COVID-19.  What to do if you are sick?

Citizens are strongly encouraged to visit the Center for Disease Control website for detailed information on simple steps, which can help protect themselves, their families, their neighbors, and the community. https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus

Tips to keep you and your family safe:

Additional resources are listed below.

Preguntas Frecuentes Sobre La Orden Ejecutiva Cincuenta y Tres

How to Make a Face Mask and information regarding wearing face masks.

Virginia Department of Health Coronavirus Disease website

CDC Coronavirus Disease website

CDC Situation Summary

CDC Guidance for Businesses and Employers

CDC Tips for Getting Your Household Ready for COVID-19

Health Department Vaccine Update - Friday, February 19, 2021

New information will be released as it becomes available.