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

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You May Feel Fine, But Gregory Says Don't Skip Your Medical Care

For a large family in Beverly, Burlington County, doctor visits were sometimes too expensive. But they learned the importance of regular medical care after a cancer diagnosis and cardiac issues.

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Dennis Pullin, president and CEO, Virtua Health

Taking My Shot at Building Trust for the Vaccine

Dennis Pullin, president and CEO of Virtua Health in Southern N.J., shares thoughts on the Covid-19 vaccines, and why he's leading by example for people of color who may be apprehensive about the vaccines.

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5 Ways to Cope with COVID-19 at Home

From managing symptoms to being on the lookout for red flags - check out these five ways to cope with COVID-19 at home.

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10 Tips to Protect Yourself from COVID-19 Scammers

COVID-19 and the race to get a vaccine have opened the door to scammers. Here’s how to protect your health, and your wallet.

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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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