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Confirmed COVID-19 case hospitalized in the Lord Fairfax Health District

21 March 2020 Covid19 News


An individual currently hospitalized in the Lord Fairfax Health District has tested positive for COVID-19. The individual does not live in the area, and has had very limited contact in the region. Health district staff will be contacting anyone in the area who is identified as a close contact. Once identified, they will be asked to self-quarantine and monitor themselves for symptoms for 14 days.

“The Virginia Department of Health, Lord Fairfax Health District and our healthcare partners are working together around the clock to identify cases of COVID-19 in our communities across the Commonwealth,” said LFHD Director Dr. Colin Greene. “We will work to identify potential contacts of each case, assess their risk of exposure and recommend appropriate public health and medical measures, as needed.”

To stay up to date on COVID-19 in the Shenandoah Valley, see our COVID-19 updates post.

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