We need everyone’s help to stop the spread. Individuals, communities, businesses, and healthcare organizations all play an important role in slowing the spread of COVID-19.
Wash your hands often, stay at least 6 feet apart from others, wear a mask in public settings, stay home if you are sick, and disinfect high-touch surfaces often. These are all very important ways to help prevent the spread of COVID-19.
All Virginians should limit group gatherings to no more than 250 people. Continue to practice social distancing and avoid mass gatherings and crowded places.
Governor Northam announced that Virginia entered Phase Three of the Forward Virginia reopening plan on July 1, 2020. Governor Northam issued Executive Order 63, which requires Virginians aged 10 years or older to wear masks in public settings and business establishments, effective May 29.
Have questions? Call the VDH hotline 877-ASK-VDH3 (877-275-8343)
VDH LiveWell is a flagship brand for the Office of Family Health Services to help Virginia become the healthiest state in the nation. You'll find information on programs that focus on strengthening the health of families and communities, plus risk avoidance tips and information on how certain issues affect public health.
The Preventive Health and Health Services (PHHS) Block Grant gives grantees the ability to address prioritized public health needs in their jurisdictions in collaboration with local and tribal public health agencies and organizations.
Our Virginia Sickle Cell Awareness Program created these masks for our sickle cell centers and community partners! 😷 Sickle cell disease (SCD) is one of the most common genetic disorders in the United States. Having SCD increases your chances of severe illness from COVID-19. If you have SCD, there are a few things you can do to stay healthy and prevent exposure to COVID-19:
➡️ Work with your healthcare provider to set up telemedicine or remote healthcare visits. ➡️ Follow simple prevention tips like washing your hands and keeping six feet away from others. ➡️ Wear a mask!
To learn more about SCD, visit SickleCellVirginia.com ...
Parents- remember that well-child visits are essential. Vaccination helps provide immunity before children are exposed to potentially life-threatening diseases See more information for parents here: go.usa.gov/xyPFY...