CoronaVirus – Business & Event Updates

 

 

It's Spring!

We are full of LOVE and care for our family and friends.  Floyd County, Town and businesses follow the CDC, VA Dept. of Health and the Governor’s mandates in relation to the coronavirus and business activities and public events.  These mandates and recommendations can still change quickly.

Starting May 28, 2021 - Governor Northam Lifts Mask Mandate to Align with CDC Guidance, Announces Virginia to End COVID-19 Mitigation Measures. There are still some mandated business COVID requirements -see bottom of page for detailed updates & links.  

Please continue to be patient and cooperative with our business folks as they navigate changes & mandates and safety for staff, community & you!  

  And for most timely updates on business’s activities, go to their Facebook pages or call ahead.

 

                Check out some ways you can  Feel the Love from Floyd

 

Major 2021 EVENTS  Major events are being scheduled for 2021!  Schedule HERE

For ALL LIVE and ONLINE VIRTUAL EVENTS - LIVE MUSIC IS BACK! - Check our Calendar at  visitfloydva.com/events/

 

SPRING HAPPENINGS - Check out SPRING Highlights page HERE -

 

 SHOP Floyd VA  SHOP ONLINE WITH over 70 FLOYD BUSINESSES NOW

 

PUBLIC RESTROOMS - Public restrooms are open at Warren G. Linebery Park (next to Floyd Country Store) Sun-Thur 10am-6pm; Fri/Sat 10am-9pm

 

Jessie Peterman Memorial LIBRARY in Floyd is NOW OPEN  4-8-2021 - Curbside available also.  More info: www.facebook.com/JPMLibrary

 

RESTAURANTS & SPIRITS Who needs to cook?  Restaurants list with contacts here    Take-out, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Indoor Seating options

 

GET OUTSIDE!  need some ideas?  HERE

 

FARM & FOOD OFFERINGS - Local produce and farm products are available.  

   Riverstone Organic Farm -  708 Thompson Rd. SE Floyd VA 24091   www.riverstoneorganicfarm.com
         Farm Store is open daily 9am - 7pm

      Floyd Eco Village Farm - 188 Eco Village Trail, Floyd, VA 24091  facebook.com/floydecovillagefarm/ 

          Farm store open daily

 

Floyd Farmer's Market  - Is OPEN

Saturdays 9am - 1pm at the Community Market Pavilion

               NEW in 2021:  

Expanded vendors Saturday market, new Thursday market 4-8pm, online ordering option with Thursday pick-ups

 Spring newsletter HERE with details 

Follow updates on Facebook Page: www.facebook.com/FloydFarmersMarket/

 

RETAIL SHOPS & GALLERIES   Shop Floyd - Our quaint community has over 25 galleries, antique shops and artisan studios. Not all are open every week day, but most are open end of week and Saturdays.  Check their Facebook pages directly for details and schedules

 

 

Handmade Music School offering on-line classes!

Online lessons through the Handmade Music School are currently available on the following instruments:

old time fiddle, old time banjo (clawhammer and two finger), old time mandolin,old time guitar, bluegrass fiddle,bluegrass banjo, bluegrass mandolin, bluegrass guitar, upright bass, ukulele, vocals (folk, bluegrass, harmony)

Interested? Sign up through the form on our lessons page (https://handmademusicschool.com/lessons/) or contact us at info@handmademusicschool.com.

Online Workshops & Lectures     www.crowdcast.io/handmademusic

 

FREE PUBLIC WIFI

   Citizens Telephone Cooperative –at the lower end of parking lot in Floyd.  A banner with login information is displayed outside the office.

    Warren G. Lineberry Park - The network is WGL Park Public WIFI

    Jessie Peterman Memorial Library (Floyd) - Free WIFI in parking lot.  no password needed.

 

COVID-19 Update

Starting May 28, 2021 - Governor Northam Lifts Mask Mandate to Align with CDC Guidance, Announces Virginia to End COVID-19 Mitigation Measures on May 28

more info: INFO HERE

The full text of Executive Order Seventy-Nine, which takes effect on Friday, May 28, can be found here.

    The CDC guidelines state that fully-vaccinated individuals do not have to wear masks in most indoor settings, except on public transit, in health care facilities, and in congregate settings.

    Businesses retain the ability to require masks in their establishments.

    Employees who work in certain business sectors—including restaurants, retail, fitness, personal care, and entertainment—must continue to wear masks unless fully vaccinated, per CDC guidance.

    Those who are unvaccinated or not fully-vaccinated are strongly encouraged to wear masks in all settings.

IMPORTANT LINKS related to coronavirus updates and tourism

 

For questions regarding Floyd Tourism: tourismdirector@floydcova.org  540-239-8509

Take care of yourself and one another,

Blessed SPRING !

 

**  Thank you Scott Smith for the Floyd town double rainbow photo!