COVID-19 Updates, Resources for WV Small Businesses

Date: April 27, 2020

‘West Virginia Strong: The Comeback’

Governor Justice on April 27 released his plan to allow West Virginia businesses to begin reopening. The plan, called “West Virginia Strong: The Comeback,” says residents should continue practicing social distancing and wearing face masks in public to help reduce the spread of the coronavirus. However, businesses will be allowed to reopen when West Virginia can maintain statewide cumulative positive COVID-19 test results below 3% for three days in a row. Read the plan here.

Click here to read NFIB State Director Gil White’s statement on “The Comeback” plan.

Governor advises West Virginians to stay home

Gov. Jim Justice on Saturday, March 21, urged West Virginians to take all necessary precautions to help slow the spread of COVID-19, including staying home as much as possible. “We might be able to prevent us from getting to a point where we’ve got to shut down the entire state, but to do that we’ve got to move and we’ve got to move stronger than we already are right now,” he said. “Right now, you’ve got to really bear down and buckle up.” Click here to watch a replay of the governor’s speech.

Click here for the latest COVID-19 updates from West Virginia state government.


All NFIB resources, webinars, news releases, and lobbying activities can be found on this landing page. On it, you will find such information as:

  • NFIB Legal Foundation and NFIB Research Center webinar, How Small Business, Workers, and Workplaces Should Respond to Covid-19. Click here to listen to the 42-minute presentation

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