Loudoun County encourages members of the public to remain vigilant in taking the necessary steps to care of yourself, your families and others in the community as the virus that causes COVID-19 continues to spread throughout our region.
Each member of the community has a role in slowing the spread of COVID-19, a respiratory illness that can spread from person to person. To assist residents with identifying the signs of illness and knowing what do to if they become sick, the county has published a guide; Steps to Slow the Spread of COVID-19 (PDF). The guide lists steps that will slow the spread of COVID-19 in Loudoun and will help protect everyone, including seniors and those with underlying medical conditions.
Physical distancing remains critical for everyone, whether ill or not. Residents should stay home to help slow the spread of COVID-19, except when leaving the house for essential activities, such as going to work, shopping for groceries, going to the pharmacy and exercising. When leaving home, people should maintain a distance of at least 6 feet from others and wear cloth face coverings to protect those with whom you come into contact while out and about.
The guide also provides important steps for notifying anyone with whom you have had close contact and other actions to take in the event you or a family member becomes sick, whether or not a COVID-19 test was taken. COVID-19 is everywhere in our community and all areas in Loudoun are at risk. Residents are encouraged to follow these instructions to self-monitor illness and to inform close contacts if they become ill.
Some important facts to remember about COVID-19:
Loudoun County encourages residents to stay informed about COVID-19.
Residents with questions about COVID-19 may call the Loudoun County Health Department’s information line, 703-737-8300, or send an email.
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