• Limits on public gatherings in West Virginia have been lifted as of April 20, 2021 under a new executive order.
  • On March 5, the state ordered to ease restrictions at restaurants and bars. Most businesses are allowed to operate at full capacity at these establishments where social distancing and sanitation guidelines can still be adhered to.
  • On February 17, the Governor announced that bars and restaurants may now allow 75% capacity, up from 50%, if social distancing and other guidelines are adhered to.
  • As of February 4, the Governor revised the current mask mandate in that all patrons above nine years of age are required to wear a facial covering in all indoor areas, regardless if social distancing can be maintained.
  • As of November 18, the Governor mandated that masks be worn at all times in all indoor spaces when not eating or drinking, starting at midnight. Restaurants and bars may continue to operate at 50% capacity while still offering outdoor dining, take-out, and delivery services. Parties with patrons that do not reside together are encouraged to sit socially distanced while on-premise. This order remains in effect.
  • As of October 13, bars were allowed to reopen at 50% capacity. Patrons must be seated six feet apart while being served, and all guests must be seated when not entering, exiting, or using the restroom. Masks are not required if social distancing is possible.