Coronavirus FAQ

2/13/2020

​The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is closely monitoring an outbreak of respiratory illness caused by a novel (new) coronavirus first identified in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China. Chinese authorities identified the new coronavirus, which has resulted in thousands of confirmed cases in China, including cases outside Wuhan City. Additional cases have been identified in a growing number of other international locations, including the United States

In the US to date (as of 2/17/20), there are 15 positive cases and 60 pending. For more informaton on US data, go to CDC-United States Data.

There are Steps you can take for Prevention:

  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw it in the trash.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth.
  • Wash our hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.
  • Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces.
  • Stay home when you are sick, except to get medical attention.

Additional information, see links below:

Find up to date info at CDC website

 


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