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Gov. Youngkin announces his COVID Action Plan

Gov. Glenn Youngkin announced his COVID Action Plan last week, promising to increase the availability of vaccines and issuing testing guidelines designed to address supply-chain shortages for COVID-19 tests.

Concurrent with his announcement, Youngkin issued Executive Order 11 to “provide hospitals, health systems, nursing facilities, and other health care providers the tools necessary to combat COVID-19,” a release from the governor’s office 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,” said Youngkin. These steps, he continued, “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.”

Youngkin said he will devote additional resources and efforts to encouraging ...

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