May 27, 2022
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Chesterfield Health District Localities Experiencing a Rise in COVID-19 Community Levels
CHESTERFIELD, Va. – Several COVID-19 community levels in the area have increased from “low” to “medium” and “high,” the Chesterfield Health District announced today, as cases continue to rise across the area. Chesterfield County and the City of Colonial Heights have moved from “medium” to “high” risk for spread of COVID-19. Although Powhatan County is reported as having “medium” COVID-19 community levels, Chesterfield Health District recommends everyone in the region take precautions.
The public is encouraged to stay up to date on vaccinations and booster shots, as well as test for the virus should any symptoms appear,” said Director of the Chesterfield Health District Alex Samuel, MD, MPH.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends the following for localities under a high alert level:
The CDC recommends the following for localities under a medium alert level:
Learn more about Community COVID-19 levels and the prevention measures recommended at each level. For additional questions regarding COVID-19, please visit the Virginia Department of Health’s COVID-19 in Virginia website.
For information about the COVID-19 vaccines, visit VDH’s COVID-19 Vaccination Response website. To find a vaccination opportunity near you or to schedule an appointment, visit the Vaccinate Virginia website at Vaccinate.Virginia.gov or call the Vaccinate Virginia call center at (877)-VAX-IN-VA (877-829-4682, TTY users call 7-1-1), Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
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May 27, 2022