If things get much worse, are hospitals safe to women to deliver, for people who have suppressed immune systems, etc.?

(Posted 3/11/20): Our hospitals have systems in place to keep their patients safe. It is recommended that people who need emergency or inpatient care continue to go to the hospital, while those without this need continue to see their primary care provider for routine medical care.

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1. Have you reached out to Inova Loudoun and Stone Springs hospitals to ascertain whether they could accommodate ancillary treatment facilities such as tents or trailers?
2. If things get much worse, are hospitals safe to women to deliver, for people who have suppressed immune systems, etc.?
3. How have local hospitals and clinics prepared for a major COVID-19 outbreak?
4. Are hospitals capable of handling large numbers of COVID 19 symptomatic patients showing up in the emergency rooms unannounced?
5. What are the maximum number of COVID-19 patients that our hospitals can handle?
6. Do local hospitals have contingencies to augment staff, particularly if other local hospitals have a simultaneous need for augmented staff?
7. Should people with symptoms call hospital emergency rooms before they go to the emergency room?
8. Do we have negative pressure rooms in Loudoun Hospital?