Many of you, I am sure, are concerned about the future health and welfare of our Communities, Commonwealth, Country, and World.   While we combat the pandemic of the coronavirus. Please follow my social media outlets for regular updates, as well as Governor Northam, Virginia Department of Health (VDH) and the CDC for advice on how to proceed with your daily life as we go forward.

Another great resource for specific questions about COVID-19 is This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view The Virginia emergency operation center has set up this email address so that all Virginians with questions, comments, and concerns around COVID-19 have a resource at their disposal. The email address account is monitored by the Joint Information Center staff and relayed to the appropriate subject matter expert.

Testing for COVID-19

Please check for information on where to go if you believe you have COVID-19 and are seeking to be tested. If are in need of immediate care please go the nearest hospital or call 911.

Before You Leave Your House for Testing

Ask yourself these questions:

Do you have 2 of the 3 symptoms below?

  • Fever (100.4 degrees or higher)
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath

You can find daily updates through the official Sentara Healthcare social media channels and on