Gov. Justice announces fairs and festivals can resume on July 1

CHARLESTON, WV (WOAY) – On Thursday, Gov. Justice announced that fairs and festivals are permitted to resume on July 1, provided that all guidelines are followed to help keep West Virginians as safe as possible.

“We understand the important role that fairs and festivals play in West Virginia communities but we have to have some level of strict guidelines in place,” Gov. Justice said. “Those guidelines may be reduced at a later time, but for now we have to do everything in our power to hold these events as safely as we possibly can.”

Guidance will be provided on The Comeback page of the Governor’s website as soon as possible.

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