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Cumberland board calls for emergency public meeting by phone at 4 p.m.

The Cumberland County Board of Supervisors called for an emergency meeting to be held today, Monday, March 16, at 4 p.m.

The meeting will be held via electronic communication in accordance with §2.2-3708.2.A.3.

The purpose of the meeting, according to an email sent to The Herald at 2:49 p.m. today, is to discuss the state of emergency declared by Virginia Governor Ralph Northam regarding coronavirus, also called COVID-19.

Although the meeting is public, no public comment will be heard.

Citizens can listen to the meeting by dialing 1-800-550-6167 and using access code 4923251.