Expert Tips and Information

coronavirus-update-roundResources to help you be well, get well and stay well.


Here you’ll find government guidelines, community messages from Virtua experts, and advice to help you stay well.

Latest Community MEssages

Let's All #MASKUP


The science says it all. Masks work and they’ve helped slow the spread of COVID-19. Let’s #MaskUp and save lives together. Learn more at everymaskup.com

Let's get back to good health, together

 

Your health has never been more important. If you’ve put off a screening, a routine check-up or something more involved like surgery, now is the time to get in touch with Virtua Health.


With our enhanced safety, cleaning and physical distancing protocols, contactless check-ins, and online telehealth visits, you can be confident you’re safe while you get the care you need.


Find care at one of our more than 280 convenient locations in South Jersey.

Returning to care


Virtua Health President and CEO Dennis Pullin and the Virtua Leadership team thank the community for support during a challenging period. They also explain the new procedures and precautions in place as you reschedule necessary health care appointments and procedures. We look forward to welcoming you back and caring for your health needs as we reopen our practices. 

Virtua physicians urge you not to delay care


Emergency medicine physicians at Virtua urge you not to delay care due to coronavirus concerns. In this brief message, they address the importance of seeking immediate care when needed, and explain important precautions our Emergency Departments continue to take to ensure your safety.

Virtua health cares for moms and babies


Nicole Lamborne, MD, director of women’s health services for Virtua Health, explains how Virtua is protecting mothers-to-be, and babies, amidst concerns about COVID-19.

This is how staying at home and social distancing will flatten the curve


Without a vaccine or proven viral therapeutics, Dr. Tarun Kapoor explains why social distancing is the most effective way for us to slow the spread of COVID-19 and ensure we can provide appropriate care to all who need it.

Don't ignore your heart


While we are all practicing social distancing, Virtua Health cardiologist Dr. Robert Barrucco, reminds you to not to ignore other health issues such as heart attack symptoms.

What to do about non-COVID-19 health concerns


Dr. Sam Weiner, primary care physician and medical director of Virtua Health, gives advice on how to best utilize your primary care during the coronavirus outbreak.

Virtua Health leadership discusses Coronavirus


Virtua Health President and CEO Dennis Pullin addresses the uncertainties we are all experiencing, while underscoring how Virtua Health is truly Here for Good in these difficult times.

Another way to help

Sarah Fawcett-Lee, Virtua’s Chief Philanthropy Officer, explains our Coronavirus Emergency Fund, established to help support the important work we’re doing to meet the growing needs of our community.

 

Learn more about how you can help. 

Articles and advice

How to Tell the Difference Between Cold, Flu, and COVID-19

How to Tell the Difference Between Cold, Flu, and COVID-19

If you’re sneezing, coughing, feverish, or feeling achy, it can be hard to know the cause. This guide can help you assess your symptoms so you can start feeling better.

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Dean Eson Feels Lucky to be Alive After Brushing Off Subtle Heart Attack Symptoms

Dean Eson Feels Lucky to be Alive After Brushing Off Subtle Heart Attack Symptoms

Pain in his shoulder and arm wasn't a red flag for Dean Eson. But, as his pain worsened, he took his doctor's advice to see a cardiologist—and it saved his life.

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7 Tips to Help You Stay Strong Against COVID-19 - Virtua Primary Care, NJ

7 Tips to Help You Stay Strong Against COVID 19

With COVID-19 cases on the rise again, now’s the perfect time to commit to staying your healthiest. Check out this list of easy-to-follow tips to keep your immune system strong.

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Jeff Shull and Daughter

Finding the Right Care for His Injured Daughter Provided Relief for This Worried Dad

Voorhees soccer player gets back on the field fast thanks to her wise dad and safe care at Virtua Urgent Care.

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A Child-Life Specialist’s Tips for Creating Normalcy for Your Kids During COVID-19 - Virtua Health

Tips for Creating Normalcy for Your Kids as COVID-19 Persists

COVID-19 has disrupted millions of children’s lives. Every experience from school to special events is altered, causing frustration. This expert advice can help your family manage.

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How to Discuss and Document Your Health Care Wishes Now Before a Medical Crisis Hits - Virtua Health, NJ

How to Discuss and Document Your Health Care Wishes Now Before a Medical Crisis Hits

Young or old, we all face uncertainty with the pandemic and how it can affect our health. In these times, it’s important to consider advance care planning.

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