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Regulations for Disease Reporting and Control [12 VAC 5 ‑ 90]
COVID-19 Emergency Update
Action 5581 / Stage 9811
Final Stage  
red ball Final Text 1/24/2023  3:29 pm  
pdf Agency Background Document 9/23/2022   (modified 11/28/2022)    
pdf ORM Economic Review Form 9/23/2022    
red ball Governor's Review Memo 11/29/2022   

Changes to Text Changes have been made to the text since the proposed stage was last published in the Register.
Attorney General Review For some stages the Attorney General review is optional
DPB Review
Submitted on 10/5/2022
Review Completed: 10/26/2022
Secretary Review Secretary of Health and Human Resources Review Completed: 11/29/2022
Governor's Review
ORM Review Completed: 11/29/2022
Governor Review Completed: 11/29/2022
Result: Approved
Virginia Registrar Submitted on 11/30/2022
The Virginia Register of Regulations
Publication Date: 12/19/2022    Volume: 39  Issue: 9
Comment Period Ended 1/18/2023
Effective Date 1/18/2023
Contact Information
Name / Title: Kristin Collins  / Policy Analyst - Office of Epidemiology
Address: 109 Governor St.
Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address:
Telephone: (804)864-7298    FAX: ()-    TDD: ()-
This person is the primary contact for this chapter.


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Action 5581:
COVID-19 Emergency Update
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage Type Status
Emergency/NOIRA   (9040) Stage complete. Emergency regulation was set to expire on 07/19/2022 and was extended until 01/18/2023.
Proposed   (9399) Stage complete. Comment period ended 04/01/2022.
Final   (9811) Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 01/18/2023.
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