In Office Protocols
COVID-19 protocols remain in place for our 9 Virginia Heart offices to keep our patients, our staff and their families safe. Please see below for the most up to date protocols: Face masks or facial coverings that cover both the nose and mouth are required at all times when in our offices. Due to the rise in COVID-19 cases, we are limiting non-patient visitors to only be those needed to assist the patient. Please try to complete all new patient forms ahead of your visit to minimize the time spent in the waiting room. Please reschedule your appointment if you are currently experiencing cold or flu-like symptoms such as a fever, cough, shortness of breath, chills muscle aches, headache, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, sore throat or new loss of taste or smell.
In order to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in our offices, a COVID-19 test is required for certain diagnostic studies. Patients will be made aware if COVID-19 testing is necessary at the time of scheduling and where a test can be obtained.
COVID-19 Vaccine & Boosters
Virginia Heart offices are not administering the COVID-19 vaccine. We strongly encourage all of our patients to get vaccinated as soon as they can. If you are interested in receiving the vaccine and wish to know more, please visit your local health department's website to find out where you can receive the vaccine. The CDC and FDA have recommended a single COVID-19 booster dose for everyone ages 18 and older when they are 6 months after their initial Pfizer or Moderna series or 2 months after their initial J&J vaccine. To receive a booster, you do not need to contact your cardiologist for documentation.
Telemedicine at Virginia Heart
Telehealth visits are an available option for all follow-up appointments. All types of appointments can be scheduled by calling our office at (703)-621-4501.