New CDC & VDH Guidance on Masks

Posted on August 17, 2021 in: General News



Per the Virginia Department of Health:  

  • Unvaccinated or not fully vaccinated individuals should wear masks in public indoor settings. Public indoor setting include public Masses.
  • Fully vaccinated individuals do not need to wear a mask; however, masks should be worn in indoor settings in areas of substantial and high transmission*
  • Any persn not wearing a mask shall not be required to produce documentation that they are vaccinated or that they have an underlying medical condition.
 Effective August 11, 2021

* Hanover County is listed as a "High" transmission area as of 8/17/2022 

To find the most current status of our county, please click on the following link:  Check the status of your county here


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Sexual Abuse Hotline: Bishop Knestout encourages anyone aware of sexual abuse of minors on the part of clergy or staff of our Diocese to notify civil authorities, call Attorney General’s Clergy Abuse Hotline at 1-833-454-9064 and reach out to the Diocesan Victim Assistance Coordinator, Jennifer Sloan at 1-877-887-9603.