The Loudoun County Health Department encourages residents to stay informed about the novel coronavirus situation. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Virginia Department of Health (VDH) are closely monitoring an outbreak of respiratory illness caused by a novel (new) coronavirus (COVID-19) first detected in Wuhan City, Hubei Province, China.
For the latest information on the situation, including answers to frequently asked questions, please refer to:
There is currently no vaccine to prevent COVID-19 infection. The best way to prevent infection is to avoid being exposed to this virus. The CDC recommends against all non-essential travel to China. The CDC also recommends everyday preventive actions to help prevent the spread of respiratory viruses, including: