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COVID-19: Temporary waivers for various regulations

Published on Mar 20, 2020

Updated 10/7/2021

During this public health threat, DHP is establishing temporary waivers to various regulations during the declared state of emergency. Please note that many of the waivers that were previously listed here expired 9/30/2021. 

Temporary Nurse AidesApril 13, 2021 - Pursuant to the third amendment to Executive Order 57, Temporary Nurse Aides (TNA) practicing in long term care facilities under the federal Public Health Emergency 1135 Waiver may be deemed eligible by the Virginia Board of Nursing (VBON) to take the National Nurse Aide Assessment Program (NNAAP) examination.

To see all regulations visit the Laws & Regulations page.


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Virginia Board of Nursing
Jay P. Douglas, MSM, RN, CSAC, FRE, Executive Director
Marie Gerardo, MS, RN, ANP-BC, President