COVID-19 outbreak declared over at Norfolk General Hospital’s 3B Medical/Surgical Unit

(Wednesday, August 17, 2022) – The COVID-19 outbreak at Norfolk General Hospital’s (NGH) 3B Medical/Surgical unit is officially over.

An outbreak on the 3B unit was declared on August 2, 2022, after five patients tested positive for COVID-19. Surveillance testing was completed on all patients and staff.

All appropriate actions were taken to ensure the safety of our patients, staff, and physicians. We thank our staff whose expertise and teamwork brought this outbreak to a close.

Please note: Visitor Restrictions remain in place. Exceptions are in place for Essential Care Providers (ECPs) of eligible patients. Please be respectful to our frontline teams when discussing visitor restrictions.

We want to acknowledge the hard work of the staff at the 3B Unit and of all our NGH employees who stepped up to stop the spread of COVID-19 while continuing to provide necessary care. And thank you to our patients and their families for your patience and cooperation through this time.