Important Health Information

Novel Coronavirus or Covid-19

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Virginia Department of Health closely monitor health events and are the best resources for the most current information.  

Virginia Department of Health - Prince William Health District Locations

The best way to prevent infection is to avoid being exposed to this virus. There is currently no vaccine to prevent Covid-19 infection. The CDC recommends against all non-essential travel to China.

Everyday Preventative Actions:  The CDC also recommends everyday preventive actions to help prevent the spread of respiratory viruses, including:

  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. Use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol if soap and water are not available.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands.
  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • Stay home when you are sick.
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash.
  • Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces.

If you would like further information
Please contact your healthcare provider or refer to the Virginia Department of Health and Centers for Disease Controls and Prevention websites for further information.