COVID-19 Situation Summary
CDC is responding to a pandemic of respiratory disease spreading from person-to-person caused by a novel (new) coronavirus. The disease has been named “coronavirus disease 2019” (abbreviated “COVID-19”). This situation poses a serious public health risk. The federal government is working closely with state, local, tribal, and territorial partners, as well as public health partners, to respond to this situation. COVID-19 can cause mild to severe illness; most severe illness occurs in adults 65 years and older.
Symptoms of COVID - 19
Watch for, cough, and
shortness of breath
COVID - 19 Home Care
At home care for mild illness can help stop the spread
Clean & Disinfect Your Home
Clean and disinfect frequently touch surfaces and objects
KNOW HOW IT SPREADS
There is currently no vaccine to prevent coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).
The best way to prevent illness is to avoid being exposed to this virus.
The virus is thought to spread mainly from person-to-person.
Between people who are in close contact with one another (within about 6 feet).
Through respiratory droplets produced when an infected person coughs or sneezes.
These droplets can land in the mouths or noses of people who are nearby or possibly be inhaled.
TAKE STEPS TO PROTECT YOURSELF
Please contact our office if you have any additional questions regarding COVID-19.