March 12, 2020
On March 12, 2020, Governor Northam declared a state of emergency in Virginia and outlined additional measures to combat COVID-19. The full release is included here.
In Virginia and beyond, legal questions and concerns surrounding the COVID-19 virus are at the forefront today. Hancock Daniel has created a COVID-19 Task Force to counsel businesses and individuals and help them navigate the regulatory and legal issues around the topic.
The firm’s COVID-19 Task Force is here to assist with any questions or issues you may have related to the pandemic. Please see our Advisories page for current updates on COVID-19. The following members of the task force are available to answer your questions in their respective areas of expertise:
Licensure/Certification/Bed Surge- Emily Towey
Contracts & Performance Issues – Mike Newby
EMTALA/Conditions of Participation/Section 1135 Waivers – Mary Malone
Commercial Transactions – Jim Daniel
Safety and Security/Emergency Preparedness – Page Gravely
Employment/Human Resources- Kim Daniel
HIPAA Privacy and Security & Cybersecurity – Bill Hall
FDA – Liz Whalley Buono
Insurance Coverage – John Mumford
The information contained in this advisory is for general educational purposes only. It is presented with the understanding that neither the author nor Hancock, Daniel & Johnson, P.C., is offering any legal or other professional services. Since the law in many areas is complex and can change rapidly, this information may not apply to a given factual situation and can become outdated. Individuals desiring legal advice should consult legal counsel for up-to-date and fact-specific advice. Under no circumstances will the author or Hancock, Daniel & Johnson, P.C. be liable for any direct, indirect, or consequential damages resulting from the use of this material.