Coronavirus Information (COVID-19)
Floyd County Board of Supervisors and staff have been, and will continue to, monitor the situation concerning the Coronavirus. Staff is in constant contact with the Virginia Department of Health and the Virginia Department of Emergency Management to keep abreast of the situation.
If you have a Medical Emergency Call 911, if you have questions about the Coronavirus or need to be tested contact the Health Department Hotline for COVID-19 (540-267-8240)
If you have developed a fever and/or symptoms of a respiratory illness (e.g. cough, difficulty breathing) and or traveled outside of the US within the last 14 days or to one of the areas of widespread transmission of COVID-19 (West Coast: Washington and California or New York) please contact the hotline to determine if testing for COVID-19 is needed.
For questions related to COVID-19, Virginia Department of Health (VDH) has set up a hotline 877-ASK-VDH3
May 24, 2020 HEALTH TASK FORCE CONTINUES DRIVE-THRU TESTING, IN FLOYD (See PDF for full Press Release)
— Services are by appointment only, site is closed to the public —
(CHRISTIANSBURG, Virginia) – The New River Valley Regional Public Health Task Force will hold drive-thru COVID-19 testing on Thursday, May 28 at the Floyd County Recreation Center Ball Field (Park Drive, off Route 8 near the Floyd town limit). The site will operate from noon to 2 p.m.
These sites are closed to the public. ONLY those individuals with a letter of authorization from the Virginia Department of Health’s New River Health District will be admitted to the site, and only by pre-screening and appointment.
Press Releases & Updates
March 17, 2020 – Governor’s Press Release detailing 10 person gather limit and DMV Closing Governor has authorized police to enforce this ban on gatherings.
March 19, 2020 – The Floyd County Department of Social Services will be CLOSED to the Public until further notice. Please see PDF with full instructions and resources.
March 19, 2020 –Health Department Hotline for COVID-19 (540-267-8240) – Hours have been set: (M-F: 8am-8pm, Saturday 8am-12 noon, Sunday 12 noon – 4pm)
March 20, 2020 -The New River Health District has recently launched a new website to help keep the residents of the New River Valley informed of current health issues. This site is constantly being updated with the latest information including info on Coronavirus (COVID-19). It also has a question portal for interested parties to send in questions pertaining to the virus and receive a direct response. Visit nrvroadtowellness.com to learn more.
March 20, 2020 – UPDATED Information: The Floyd County Department of Social Services will be CLOSED to the Public until further notice. Please see PDF with full instructions and resources.
Health Task Force Activates Drive-Thru Testing For COVID-19, Services by appointment only, site is CLOSED to the PUBLIC. Please see PDF for full Press Release.
March 30, 2020 Governor’s Press Release for Executive Order Number fifty-five – Temporary Stay at Home Order. Please see PDF for full Press Release.
April 10, 2020 – NEW RIVER HEALTH DISTRICT ANNOUNCES FIRST CASE OF COVID-19 IN FLOYD COUNTY (Please see PDF for full Press Release)
(CHRISTIANSBURG, Virginia) – The New River Health District has confirmed a case of COVID-19 in a resident of Floyd County. This is the county’s first case of the illness. The patient is self-isolating at home. Health department staff are conducting a contact investigation, to identify those who had contact with the patient, assess their risk of potential exposure and provide medical and public health measures to protect individuals and the community. To protect privacy, no other patient information will be disclosed.
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