A new coronavirus, first identified in Dec 2019, has caused an outbreak of respiratory illness that the World Health Organization named COVID-19.

Here is information about COVID-19 provided by the CDC.

The virus is usually spread through close person to person contact through respiratory droplets from coughing and sneezing

Symptoms may develop within 14 days of initial exposure.

In rare cases it can lead to respiratory problems, kidney failure and death

Symptoms include

Covid-19 Tips: How to Stay Healthy

Wash your hands often with soap and warm water for at least 20 seconds. If you are unable to wash your hands use hand sanitizer.

Do not shake hands.

Avoid crowds and practice social distancing of at least 6 feet.

Cough and sneeze into a tissue or flexed elbow and throw the tissue away.

Try not to touch your eyes, nose and mouth with unwashed hands.

Stay home if you feel sick.

Wipe down and sanitize surfaces often.


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If you are asymptomatic: you do not exhibit symptoms:


If you experience shortness of breath, new cough, fever or develop a flu-like illness:

If you said yes to #1:

You do not need to seek medical care. You do not need to seek COVID-19 testing.

If you said yes to #2:

Seek immediate medical attention. You can also call the COVID-19 Hotline in your area. See below for region specific numbers.

If you are wondering any of the following questions, visit the CDC website at the link below.

  • How do I protect myself and my loved ones?
  • What symptoms should I look for (that could indicate the Coronavirus)?
  • I am older, what extra pre-cautions can I take?

If you need help, We have your back

Do you have any mental health questions? Feeling isolated during COVID-19? Need some advice? Give any of our offices a call. We have your back.

Hampton Roads Hotline

The majority of the regions across the state have established COVID-19 hotlines. Reach out if you need help. You are not alone.

Hampton Roads / Tidewater / Franklin / Eastern Shore
757 - 683 - 2745