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

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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.


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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.

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.

Articles and advice

What Your Gut Has to Do With Boosting Your Mood and Immunity - Virtua Health, NJ

What Your Gut Has to Do With Boosting Your Mood and Immunity

You may be using junk food to ease anxiety while you stay at home during the pandemic. However, these foods can negatively affect healthy gut bacteria that boost immunity and mood.

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Care After COVID Program Helps Longtime Nurse Return to Caring for Others

Virtua’s Care After COVID program helped nurse Darlene Alexander return to caring for the community.

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COVID-19 Vaccines and Pregnancy: FAQs

We provide answers to the most pressing questions about the COVID-19 vaccine, especially for people who are pregnant, trying to get pregnant, or who are breastfeeding.

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3 Ways COVID Affects Men and Women Differently

COVID-19 is here for the foreseeable future. We’re still learning more about this virus each day, and it got us wondering: Does COVID-19 affect men and women differently?

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Why Your Daily Walk May Be Making You Really Sore - Virtua Sports Medicine, NJ

Why Your Daily Walk May Be Making You Really Sore

If social distancing moved you out of the gym to walking every day, you may be feeling some unexpected aches and pains. Here's why you may be sore and when to seek treatment.

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Vaccine History with Dr. Martin Topiel

Dr. Martin Topiel explains the history of how vaccines have helped eradicate debilitating or deadly diseases, and recommends vaccination against COVID-19.

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