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Peninsula, Southside health departments set up COVID-19 call centers

The Peninsula Health District and health departments on the Southside established call centers to field questions about coronavirus.

NORFOLK, Va. — The Virginia Department of Health (VDH) said that health officials in Hampton Roads established two call centers to help answer people's questions about coronavirus and disseminate information about COVID-19.

People who live on the Peninsula can call 757.594.7069 seven days a week from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

The number set up by Southside health departments is 757.683.2745. The call center is open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

VDH said that depending on the demand for service, the schedule at either call center could change.

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As of March 15, the Peninsula Health District had 8 cases of COVID-19, all of which were in James City County. One person, a man in his 70s, died as a result of coronavirus.

By the same date (March 15), Virginia Beach had 4 cases in the city.

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