COVID-19 Facts


About Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)


An outbreak of respiratory disease caused by a novel (new) coronavirus has been declared a pandemic. The virus is named “SARS-CoV-2” and the disease it causes is named “coronavirus disease 2019” (COVID-19).  It has been responsible for thousands of deaths worldwide, including the United States, Virginia, and central Virginia localities.


Virginia Department of Health’s (VDH) testing & public health monitoring updates

Frequently Asked Questions - March 19

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CDC Fact Sheet: What you need to know about COVID-19 (Chinese, Spanish)

CDC Fact Sheet: What to do if you are sick with COVID-19 (Chinese, Spanish)

CDC COVID-19 Website

Should you have additional questions, you may contact:

  • Virginia Department of Health Coronavirus Question Hotline for NKC residents: (804) 365-3340
  • The New Kent County Health Department: (804) 966-9640
  • The Virginia Department of Health: 1-877-ASK-VDH3 (1-877-215-8343)

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