Virginia National Guard COVID-19 Resources

Since the beginning of 2020, the Virginia Department of Health (VDH) has been responding to the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic. Governor Ralph Northam declared a State of Emergency in the Commonwealth of Virginia on March 12, 2020. 

Latest information about COVID-19 in Virginia: https://www.vdh.virginia.gov/coronavirus/situation-summary/ 


Below are links to information from trusted sources such as the Centers for Disease Control and the Virginia Department of Health. 

 

VACCINES:

It’s important for everyone to get vaccinated when the vaccine is available to you. For the latest information, visit the Virginia National Guard COVID-19 Vaccine page: https://va.ng.mil/COVID-19/Vaccine/


GENERAL COVID-19 GUIDANCE:

Centers for Disease Control COVID-19 Information Page: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-nCoV/index.html

Commonwealth of Virginia COVID-19 Information Page: https://www.virginia.gov/coronavirus-updates/

Virginia Department of Health Frequently Asked Questions: http://www.vdh.virginia.gov/coronavirus/frequently-asked-questions/

What the U.S. Government is doing: https://www.usa.gov/coronavirus

Department of Defense Info Site: https://www.defense.gov/Explore/Spotlight/Coronavirus/


MASK and SOCIAL DISTANCING GUIDANCE:

Commonwealth of Virginia COVID-19 mask regulations: https://www.vdh.virginia.gov/coronavirus/cloth-face-covers/ 

CDC general mask guidance: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/prevent-getting-sick/about-face-coverings.html 


VDH RECOMMENDATIONS FOR KEEPING YOURSELF AND OTHERS SAFE:

  • Stay home as much as possible
  • Practice physical distancing 
  • Wear a mask
  • Wash your hands often to prevent the spread of germs (A guide: https://www.cdc.gov/handwashing/when-how-handwashing.html)
  • Cover your coughs and sneezes, but not with your hand
  • Disinfect high-touch surfaces
  • Get vaccinated when the vaccine is available to you
  • Avoid contact with people who are sick