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Gov. Youngkin announces Covid-19 action plan

Gov. elect Glenn Youngkin waves to the crowd before his inauguration ceremony, Saturday, Jan....
Gov. elect Glenn Youngkin waves to the crowd before his inauguration ceremony, Saturday, Jan. 15, 2022, in Richmond, Va. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)(Julio Cortez | AP)
Published: Jan. 20, 2022 at 5:07 PM EST
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BLUEFIELD, W.Va. (WVVA) - On Thursday, Gov. Glenn Youngkin announced his Covid-19 action plan.

This plan will provide hospitals, health systems, nursing facilities, and other healthcare providers the tools necessary to combat Covid-19. The plan also includes issuing clear testing guidelines to prioritize the use of Covid rapid tests.

Gov. Youngkin is also encouraging all Virginians to get their vaccine.

In his announcement, Gov. Youngkin stated, “While many families have experienced tragedy over the last two years, Virginians have truly embodied the spirit of Virginia as they came together to fight a common enemy—Covid-19.”

“Today’s announcements are designed to give Virginians the tools and resources needed to make the best decisions for their families, strengthen our hospital systems, and ensure a strong recovery as we encounter new challenges associated with the pandemic that has become part of our everyday life.”

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