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COVID-19

 

Below are the latest news items from the Virginia Department of Health Professions on COVID-19 National Emergency.

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Additional information for individual occupations may be available on our Health Regulatory Board pages. The Virginia Department of Health (VDH) also has a page dedicated to resources for Health Professionals.

COVID-19 Action Plan

Published on Jan 21, 2022

Governor Glenn Youngkin issued a COVID-19 Action Plan on January 20, 2022.

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COVID-19: UPDATED Temporary waivers for various regulations - Updated January 2022

Published on Jan 21, 2022

As the Commonwealth of Virginia continues to respond to the novel coronavirus (COVID19) pandemic, DHP is establishing temporary waivers to various regulations during the limited declared state of emergency.  

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Out-of-State Licensee Reporting

Published on Jan 21, 2022

In response to Governor Youngkin’s Executive Order 11 - Action to provide certain operational relief for hospitals and healthcare workers, via Declaration of a Limited State of Emergency.

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Relaxation of HIPAA

Published on Mar 18, 2020

The Office of Civil Rights (OCR) in the US Department of Health and Human Services is relaxing its enforcement of HIPAA regulations governing telehealth during the COVID-19 National Emergency.

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