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COVID-19: We Must Pull Together and Take Care of Each Other

March 15, 2020

As you know, we are all dealing with a national crisis regarding coronavirus also known as COVID-19.  On March 11, the World Health Organization declared the threat of COVID-19 a global pandemic.

As you know, we are all dealing with a national crisis regarding coronavirus also known as COVID-19.  On March 11, the World Health Organization declared the threat of COVID-19 a global pandemic.  

In Virginia our Governor declared a state of emergency on March 12th.  We all must remain vigilant and stay well informed to stay safe and healthy during this time.  We must look out for each other at this critical time. Virginia’s agencies including our health department, our schools, hospitals and transit systems have been thoroughly preparing for this challenge. Together, we will get through this. 

  • Call and check in on your neighbors. Call and check in on your relatives, particularly the seniors in your family. 
  • Be wary of misinformation online. 
  • Information may change over the coming days and weeks    

More Information

For more information on COVID-19 and what you can do to be safe, please visit the Virginia Department of Health's website http://www.vdh.virginia.gov/coronavirus/ or the CDC http://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus

Here are a few helpful links for Virginia specifically and more generally on this national emergency.

Virginia COVID-19 Information 

Virginia COVID-19 updates 
https://www.virginia.gov/coronavirus-updates/

 

What is COVID-19
http://www.vdh.virginia.gov/content/uploads/sites/13/2020/03/Coronavirus-FAQs.pdf

 

Virginia Department of Health
http://www.vdh.virginia.gov/

 

Health Department Locator in Virginia
http://www.vdh.virginia.gov/health-department-locator/ 

 

National COVID-19 Information

Center for Disease Control and Prevention
https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/about/index.html

 

How to prepare
https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/prepare/index.html

 

Basic prevention 
https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/prepare/prevention.html

 

Caring for yourself at home
https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/if-you-are-sick/caring-for-yourself-at-home.html

 

Strategies in long term care facilities
https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/healthcare-facilities/prevent-spread-in-long-term-care-facilities.html 

 

Local COVID-19 Information 

Albemarle County
Student Meal Service During School Closure

 

Alleghany County
Alleghany County Public Schools: Home

 

Arlington COVID-19 resources
https://health.arlingtonva.us/covid-19-coronavirus-updates/

 

Buena Vista City
Buena Vista City Public Schools: Home

 

Charlottesville City
Neighborhood Meal Delivery During Closure

 

Covington City 
Coronavirus Updates

 

Chesterfield COVID-19 resources
https://www.chesterfield.gov/4880/COVID-19-in-Virginia

 

Highland County
COVID-19 Emergency Food Program

 

Lexington City
Official Website - City Schools

 

Loudoun COVID-19 resources
https://www.loudoun.gov/5307/Coronavirus

 

Nelson County
Health and Wellness Update

 

Norfolk COVID-19 resources
https://www.norfolk.gov/AlertCenter.aspx?AID=Coronavirus-City-Updates-95

 

Roanoke COVID-19 resourses
https://www.roanokeva.gov/2566/Coronavirus-COVID-19

 

 

Rockbridge County
COVID-19 Information / Homepage

 

 

Stafford COVID-19 resources
https://staffordcountyva.gov/2119/COVID-19-Coronavirus

 

Virginia Beach COVID-19 resourses
https://emergency.vbgov.com/coronavirus

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Education COVID-19 Information 

Virginia Department of Education
http://www.doe.virginia.gov/support/health_medical/office/covid-19.shtml

 

VCU COVID-19
https://blogs.vcu.edu/covid-19-coronavirus/

 

Hampton University
http://news.hamptonu.edu/release/Message-from-the-President-Regarding-the-Coronavirus-COVID-19

  

George Mason University
https://www2.gmu.edu/coronavirus

 

Virginia Tech
https://vt.edu/flu/2019Coronavirus.html#updates

 

Norfolk State
https://www.nsu.edu/Coronavirus

 

UVA
https://www.virginia.edu/coronavirus

 

Virginia Union
https://www.vuu.edu/coronavirus-2020

 

Virginia State University
http://www.vsu.edu/news/news/2020/VSU-Coronavirus-Updates.php

 

Old Dominion University
https://www.odu.edu/news/2020/2/novel_coronavirus_od#.Xm1Ov5NKiu4

 

James Madison University
https://www.jmu.edu/news/covid-19-faqs.shtml

 

William & Mary
https://www.wm.edu/about/administration/emergency/current_issues/coronavirus/

 

Liberty University
https://www.liberty.edu/students/health-wellness/coronavirus/

 

University of Mary Washington
https://www.umw.edu/advisories/coronavirus/

 

University of Richmond
https://www.richmond.edu/coronavirus/index.html

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