Virginia Beach General District Court CLOSED Oct. 19-20, 2020:

As a result of two non-Virginia Beach Sheriff's Office court personnel and two Virginia Beach Sheriff's Office deputies assigned to Court Security testing positive for COVID-19, the Chief Judge of Virginia Beach General District Court has closed General District Court on Monday, Oct. 19, and Tuesday, Oct. 20, out of an abundance of caution. Contact tracing on the deputies was completed on Friday, Oct. 16, (the same day as their positive test results) and the City planned to complete cleaning and disinfecting of affected areas over the weekend. We have not been informed of any other closures to the Virginia Beach Courthouse and anticipate that the other areas of the building will be open for business as usual.

VBSO COVID-19 response, closures and cancellations:

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to evolve, the Virginia Beach Sheriff's Office is taking every possible precaution to safeguard the health and safety of every person living and working inside the Virginia Beach Correctional Center. In consultation with health officials and federal, state and local leadership, we are closely monitoring the situation and taking proactive measures to reduce the potential for an exposure in the jail and courthouse.

On-site friends and family visitation for inmates at the Virginia Beach Correctional Center is CANCELED for the foreseeable future.

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