COVID-19 Response and Resources
We are grateful for the opportunity to support and provide care to our clients, families and caregivers.
The health, safety and well-being of all those we serve are always top priorities for us. As we continue to navigate through the pandemic, our goal is to provide you with timely, relevant information, updates and advice from reliable sources you can trust.
We value and appreciate the trust you place in us to take care of you and your loved ones, especially during the COVID-19 health crisis. There’s a lot of noise out there and we understand this can be a scary time. That’s why we want to make sure you have reliable information that matters to you from sources you can trust. As the situation often changes on a daily basis, we will be posting real-time updates for you on this page. Please check back as often as you like for the latest information. Your healthy, safety, and peace of mind are our first priority.
New as of April 9, 2020: FirstLight Home Care remains fully operational as we continue to work together to eradicate COVID-19. Click here for the latest.
March 30, 2020: Governor Northam has issued a Stay At Home Order for all of Virginia. You can read the full text of the Executive Order by clicking here. Please rest assured that this order does NOT affect our services or the travel of our caregivers throughout the community. Our services are essential to the health and well-being of the public and all FirstLight Home Care services will continue uninterrupted. If you need assistance with groceries, medications, or other items delivered to your home through our contactless delivery system, please call our office at (571) 368-3015. We are available 24/7 and are here to help.
March 25, 2020: Clients, caregivers, and our community partners should be assured that our services are deemed essential services in Governor Northam’s Executive Order on business closure and other restrictions. We are fully operational and have been since the beginning of the COVID-19 public health crisis. We will continue to provide uninterrupted services to our community with the same high quality of care, as we follow all CDC and national guidelines and our own internal infection control policy. You can read the full text of Governor Northam’s order here.
Links to Important Information (updated 4/9/2020)
FirstLight Home Care Infection Control Manual
Prince William County Emergency Information
Prince William County Public Schools Information
Virginia Department of Health COVID-19 Interactive Map & Official Information
Johns Hopkins University COVID-19 Interactive Map
Weekly Local Updates from Our Team (updated 3/16/2020)
For helpful tips and family caregiver support, read the latest articles from our FirstLight Care Blog:
- What to Know About COVID Vaccination
- Ways to Keep Seniors Active and Engaged
- Tips for Managing Stress During a Pandemic
- Ways to Help Elderly Adults Stay Happy at Home
- Preventing Senior Isolation
- How to Balance Work with Caring for an Elderly Parent
- Home Care Could be an Alternative to Assisted Living
For timely topics and current updates on the pandemic, visit these resources from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention:
- Things to Know About the COVID-19 Pandemic
- COVID-19 Vaccine Information
- Variants of the Virus that Causes COVID-19
- Daily Activities and Going Out
- Travel During COVID-19
- Stress and Coping
- Frequently Asked Questions
If you have any questions, please contact us here. We take great pride in our team and are committed to assisting you every step of the way. We are grateful for the opportunity to serve you.
Thank you for placing your trust in FirstLight Home Care.
Paul & Renée Jones - Owners