Resources for Coronavirus and COVID-19 in the Northern Virginia Region
The Fredericksburg Emergency Medical Alliance (FEMA) is working with state and local public health officials, as well as the Mary Washington Health System to coordinate a regional response to the coronavirus.
Information for Patients
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
What you need to know about COVID-19 >
Symptoms of COVID-19
Current symptoms reported for patients with COVID-19 have included mild to severe respiratory illness with fever, cough, and difficulty breathing.
Read more: COVID-19 Symptoms >
What to do if you think you've been exposed:
If you or a family member has flu-like symptoms (fever, cough), or believe you may have been exposed to coronavirus, you should:
1. Contact your county health department.
2. Stay home and call your primary care provider. Calling ahead helps to determine the most appropriate care. Find a primary care doctor >
If you have an emergency, such as shortness of breath or inability to breathe, call 911 or go to the nearest emergency department immediately.
COVID-19 FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
What is COVID-19?
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If exposed to a person with Coronavirus when will I show symptoms?
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Additional COVID-19 Resources
MWHC COVID-19 PREPAREDNESS
Information for Physicians
If your patient has an inability to breathe or poor oxygenation please call 911 and send him/her to the nearest emergency department.
Please call ahead and inform the emergency department of any incoming potential COVID-19.
Mary Washington Hospital Emergency Room:
Stafford Hospital Emergency Room:
Please be sure to alert EMS of a possible COVID-19 patient, so that they may put on appropriate personal protective equipment.
For patients without severe symptoms, please consider home quarantine with strict return precautions for any difficulty breathing.
For more information, please consider the following resource links:
Print Resources and Infographics: