Current Events

We will post current events that the Coalition is preparing for and responding to within our Region:


COVID-19 Lessons Learned
We invite the coalition members to provide lessons learned about the COVID-19 response. The responses will help develop and After Action Report/Improvement Plan (AAR/IP) that you can use to build your own AAR/IP and the Northwest Region Healthcare Coalition will use to develop a regional AAR/IP.

You can complete the survey as often as you like because this is an ongoing event. This will allow you to enter information as it becomes available instead of waiting until the event has ended and you try to remember everything you would like to add.

Create your own user feedback survey


Continuing updates about the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention can be found here.

The Virginia Hospital & Healthcare Association (VHHA) released this video compilation of celebrities and prominent Virginians expressing their gratitude to hospitals, health care workers, and first responders in the Commonwealth. Hospital staff and front line health care professionals are dedicated to their patients and invest long hours to provide medical care to people in need, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic. Thank you to all the doctors, nurses, first responders, and front-line health care providers working to keep Virginians safe. And thank you to all celebrities, prominent Virginians, people, and organizations who contributed to this video.

Northwest Region Healthcare Coalition Weekly Digest

Northwest Region Healthcare Coalition COVID-19 Digest (Issue 44) – Final Digest

Northwest Region Healthcare Coalition COVID-19 Digest (Issue 43)

Northwest Region Healthcare Coalition COVID-19 Digest (Issue 42)

Northwest Region Healthcare Coalition COVID-19 Digest (Issue 41)

Northwest Region Healthcare Coalition COVID-19 Digest (Issue 40)

Weekly Digest Archives


FDA Revokes Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) for Battelle Decontamination System  (4-30-21)

J & J One Page FAQ From the Virginia Department of Health  (4-30-21)

Interim Public Health Recommendations for Fully Vaccinated People  (4-27-21)

CDC Recommends Use of J & J COVID-19 Vaccine Resume  (4-25-21)

FDA Recommends Transition from Use of Decontaminated Disposable Respirators – Letter to Health Care Personnel and Facilities  (4-9-21)

Updated Healthcare Infection Prevention and Control Recommendations in Response to COVID-19 Vaccination CDC  (3-11-21)

Health and Human Services 60-day notice regarding COVID-19 blanket waivers (2-4-21) 


To read newly released information from the CDC, click the CDC What’s New link. CDC also has Information for Healthcare Professionals which can be found by clicking the link.


Situation Summary from the Virginia Department of Health

The Virginia Department of Health is monitoring an outbreak of respiratory illness, called coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), caused by a novel (new) coronavirus that was first detected in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China. COVID-19 cases, prevention tips, resources, and FAQs can be found by clicking here.

          VDH COVID-19 Vaccination Response

          Virginia’s Unified Command, which oversees the Commonwealth’s response to COVID-19,             has established a Vaccine Unit to coordinate COVID-19 vaccination efforts. Information                   about the COVID-19 vaccination program is changing frequently. Please check this site                   often for updates.


The Virginia Healthcare Emergency Management Program under the Virginia Hospital & Healthcare Association (VHHA) has gathered guidance and FAQs and posted them on their website for easier viewing and rapid reference. The links on the website are from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Virginia Department of Health (VDH), and  Division of Consolidated Laboratory Services (DCLS). Please continue to check their website for updates. This information will remain linked from our website on this page until the event ends. 


Johns Hopkins has created a GIS world map of cases related to COVID-19. The map indicates total confirmed cases as well as other information related to the disease.


Thank you for your continued cooperation and collaboration with the healthcare coalition. Should you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us

If your facility is experiencing an emergency and needs regional support, please call our toll-free 24/7 RHCC Emergency Activation line: 1-855-469-7422 (1-855-4NWRHCC).If you are experiencing a medical emergency please dial 911.

Past Events