The Martinsville – Henry County Visitor Center (VisitMartinsville) first priority is the safety and health of its visitors, residents, industry partners, and team. While the risk of contracting COVID- 19 is low, we are carefully following the guidelines of the US Department of State and the Centers for Disease Control and Preventions (CDC) and our local health department authorities.
The VisitMartinsville Team highly recommends travelers follow protocols directed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC):
Wash hands often with soap and water for 20 seconds
If soap and water are not readily available, clean your hands with a hand sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol
Cough into your elbow and sneeze into a tissue and throw the tissue in the trash
Consult with a doctor before traveling when sick
Stay up-to-date on vaccinations
Avoid contact with people who are already sick
Stay home if you are sick, except to get medical care
Avoid touching your eyes, nose or mouth
Be aware of the latest travel advisories from the CDC and U.S. State Department
Available/ Modified Services:
Carry out and curb service offered at Rising Sun Breads. (Tuesday - Friday 7-5, Saturday and Monday 8-2)
Forest Park Country Club - 18 and under can golf for just $5.00 while schools are closed.
Chick-fil-A will remain open but with drive-thru service only.
Hamlet Kitchen will be offering a delivery service. Deliveries will be made in the afternoon between 1:00 - 5:00, Monday through Friday. Food delivery is free in Martinsville and Henry County with a minimum order of $25. Please call Hamlet Kitchen during regular business hours at 276-336-4473 to place orders.
Najjar's Pizza will be serving only take-out and delivery orders for the foreseeable future.
Tourism Business Modifications in Martinsville - Henry County
The Martinsville - Henry County Visitor Center will open to the public Tuesday, July, 7th. We will have limited hours. Sunday and Monday: Closed. Tuesday - Friday: 9am - 3pm. Saturday: 9am - 1pm. *Hours are subject to change.
The Bassett Historical Center, out of concern for the welfare of our patrons and staff during this Corona virus outbreak, will be reopening Monday, July 6 by appointment only.
Sister Act presented by the Patrick Henry Community Players has been postponed. New dates TBD.
Virginia Museum of Natural History - beginning Friday, June 19, the museum will be open to the public Fridays and Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sundays from 1 to 5 p.m. The museum will be closed to visitors all other days. The museum's Reptile Festival (originally scheduled for June 12-13) and the Dino Festival (originally scheduled for July 24-25) have been canceled.
All branches of the Blue Ridge Regional Library will be closed until it is safe to open again.
The Village Spa has reopened with limited Spa Services: some Nails and Facials only (Offering nail services on Tuesday and Thursday). All Spa club and EZ-Tan customers will be reactivated as they return.
Blue Ridge Regional Library locations will remain CLOSED to the public, but will be staffed Monday thru Friday from 10 am to 6 pm to take calls, answer reference questions and place holds for curbside pickup. Reopened book drops for returns.
Restaurants offering Dine-In Service - at 50% capacity - (as of June 8, 2020)
3rd Bay, Applebee’s, Captain Tom’s, Checkered Pig, Chopstix, Coach’s, Daily Grind, El Norteno, El Parral, El Ranchito, Friday’s Garden Deli, Hamlet Kitchen, La Plazita, Los Norteno’s, Mackie’s 57, MeeMaw’s, Rising Sun Breads, Shindig, Simply Suzanne’s, Sweet Cakes, The Sirloin House, Wild Magnolia