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Posted on: March 17, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Goochland County Operating Status Wednesday, March 18th

Goochland County - Goochland County Operating Status Wednesday, March 18th

All courts will have reduced operations through April 6, except for emergencies, by order of the Supreme Court of Virginia.

Goochland County Parks and Recreation

All Goochland County Parks and Recreation programs and indoor facilities use is canceled, all approved outdoor use of County owned athletic fields and picnic shelters as well as all department-sponsored programs and activities are canceled through Sunday, March 29. County parks remain open to the public but be advised that the amenities in these areas are not regularly sanitized, so use with caution and follow the CDC health and safety guidelines.  We encourage everyone to continue the practice of social distancing and avoidance of large gatherings and group activities.

All branches of the Pamunkey Regional Library, including the Goochland Branch Library, will be closed to the public through Saturday, March 28. The library will provide curbside service from Monday-Friday from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. and Saturday 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Call the Goochland Branch at (804) 556-4774 for curbside service.

Goochland DMV Select & DMV customer service centers

The Goochland DMV Select will be closed to the public starting today, March 17th through Tuesday, March 31st. The DMV Select will accept transactions to process via mail to P.O. Box 60 Goochland VA 23063 and will mail completed paperwork back.

At the direction of Governor Northam, all 75 DMV customer service centers will close and DMV 2 Go and DMV Connect operations suspended for a minimum of two weeks as a precautionary measure to lessen exposure to and prevent the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19). This closure begins Wednesday, March 18 until Thursday, April 2nd.  Governor Northam has directed the DMV to extend the validity of driver’s licenses, identification cards, vehicle registrations, and escort vehicle driver certificates for 60 days. Customers with vehicle registrations that expire in March and April will have an additional 60 days to renew.

Goochland County Public Schools – Meal Program for All Students

Goochland County Public Schools will now supply free meals to all students as follows:

Breakfast and lunch will served at all school locations from 9:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. (pick up at the same time)

  •  Byrd Elementary Bus Loop at 2704 Hadensville-Fife Road
  •  Goochland Elementary Bus Loop at 3150 River Road West
  •  Randolph Elementary Bus Loop at 1552 Sheppard Town Road
  •  Secondary Complex Bus Loop at 3250-B River Road West

In addition, the Sunshine Food Bus will serve meals beginning tomorrow, Wednesday March 18, at:

  • Company 1 Firehouse at 180 River Road West from 10:00 to 10:30 a.m.
  • Company 3 Firehouse at 52 Broad Street Road from 11:00 to 11:30 a.m.
  • County Line Church at 4070 County Line Road in Kent’s Store from 12:00 to 12:30 p.m.

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Goochland County on Friday declared a local state of emergency as a precautionary measure over the global outbreak of the coronavirus. For updates and more information, go to:

Goochland County (
Virginia Department of Health (
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (
Virginia Department of Emergency Management (
World Health Organization (

CVAHIMT - COVID-19 resource portal
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