COVID-19 in Lunenburg: Case Count, Operational Changes, and Other Info

UPDATE 11-12-2020: Lunenburg County has 159 confirmed total (cumulative) cases of COVID-19.  (This number represents the total number of cases since the pandemic began, not the number of active cases).  Lunenburg is listed as having a total of 9 hospitalizations and 5 deaths due to COVID-19.

UPDATE 10-20-2020: Lunenburg County has 142 confirmed total (cumulative) cases of COVID-19.  (This number represents the total number of cases since the pandemic began, not the number of active cases).  Lunenburg is listed as having a total of 7 hospitalizations and 3 deaths due to COVID-19.

UPDATE 9-14-2020: Lunenburg County has 107 confirmed total (cumulative) cases of COVID-19.  (This number represents the total number of cases since the pandemic began, not the number of active cases).  Lunenburg is listed as having a total of 6 hospitalizations and 2 deaths due to COVID-19.

UPDATE 8-13-2020: Lunenburg County has 66 confirmed total cases of COVID-19.  (This number represents the total number of cases since the pandemic began, not the number of active cases).  Lunenburg is listed as having a total of 6 hospitalizations and 1 death due to COVID-19.

UPDATE 7-30-2020:  Lunenburg County has 54 confirmed total cases of COVID-19.  (This number represents the total number of cases since the pandemic began, not the number of active cases).

UPDATE 6-26-2020:  Lunenburg County has 30 confirmed total cases of COVID-19.  (This number represents the total number of cases since the pandemic began, not the number of active cases).

UPDATE 5-29-2020:  Lunenburg County has 12 confirmed total cases of COVID-19, with four recoveries, meaning we have eight active cases.

UPDATE 4-27-2020:  Lunenburg County currently has 4 confirmed cases of COVID-19

April 6, 2020:

The Virginia Department of Health (VDH) Piedmont Health District conveyed to us this morning that LUNENBURG COUNTY has a confirmed COVID-19 case, a male in his 50’s. To protect patient confidentiality, no further information is provided about this case and VDH does not provide specific information on an investigation.

Please adhere to social distancing if you have to make essential trips. Respect essential workers and their safety by staying home unless you have necessary errands. Wash your hands, wear your face covering, and avoid touching your face. Please do your part to protect yourself and others. Do not panic, we will get through this, we are #Lunenburgstrong!

OPERATIONS FOR LOCAL GOVERNMENT OFFICES:

All visitors to Lunenburg County governmental offices are required to wear a mask and practice social distancing.

Some offices at the Lunenburg County Courthouse Complex have modified public access.  Please call before making a trip.

Lunenburg County Administration (434-696-2142) is open to the public during regular hours.

The Building Official’s office is open to the public during regular hours; however, please call for an appointment for permits (434-696-2143).

Lunenburg County Registrar’s Office is open to the public (434-696-3071)

Lunenburg Courts:  If you have questions about court proceedings, you can reach the General District Court at 434-696-5508, Circuit Court at 434-696-2132, or Juvenile Domestic Relations Court at 434-696-3539.

The Lunenburg County Treasurer’s Office (434-696-3354) and Commissioner of the Revenue’s Office (434-696-2516) is open to the public. Tax payments may be deposited into the drop box located outside of the Treasurer’s Office. Tax payments may also be made via telephone or online at http://www.lunenburgva.org/dservices/

Lunenburg County Social Services is staffed, but closed to the public.  Please call their office at 434-696-2134 for assistance.

Lunenburg County Sheriff’s Office is available 24 hours a day at 434696-4452.  If you have an emergency, dial 9-1-1.

Lunenburg Health Department is open to the public by appointment at 434-696-2346.

Crossroads Community Services Lunenburg location is closed.

Please visit the Governor’s coronavirus web page https://www.virginia.gov/coronavirus/ for links to more information. You can also visit http://www.vdh.virginia.gov/coronavirus/ for more information about the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

Effective March 12, 2020, Governor Ralph Northam declared a state of emergency in the Commonwealth of Virginia in response to the continued spread of novel coronavirus, or COVID-19. COVID-19 is highly contagious. The Governor encourages “social distancing” – keeping at least 6 feet between individuals.

There is a great deal of information (and some misinformation) on social media and “click bait” websites. Please rely on our government health agencies for up-to-date and accurate information regarding COVID-19 and by visiting the link below to the Virginia Department of Health page dedicated to the novel coronavirus.

As always, your local government will continue to provide services as uninterrupted as possible and distribute information as we have it available. We will keep you informed of any changes. We will remain in close contact with the Piedmont District Health Office and VA Department of Emergency Management. If you have any other questions or concerns, call the Lunenburg County Administration Office at 434-696-2142. For emergencies, please dial 9-1-1.

NOTE: If you think you may have symptoms related to COVID-19, please call ahead to your medical provider’s office. They will determine the next steps and whether they need to refer you to the VA Department of Health for testing. Avoid going to the emergency room unless you are experiencing life-threatening symptoms.

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