Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19)

Your health is important to us and we want to keep you informed of the coronavirus disease 2019 or COVID-19.

We will keep this page updated as we learn more about COVID-19 and resources. Please review the information and resources below to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. 


About COVID-19

What is Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)?

Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a respiratory illness that can spread from person to person. The virus was first identified in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China.

Watch for Symptoms

People with COVID-19 have had a wide range of symptoms reported – ranging from mild symptoms to severe illness. Symptoms may appear 2 - 14 days after exposure to the virus.

People with these symptoms may have COVID-19:
  • Fever or chills
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
  • Fatigue
  • Muscle or body aches
  • Headache
  • New loss of taste or smell
  • Sore throat
  • Congestion or runny nose
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Diarrhea

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Visit the CDC for more information.

This list does not include all possible symptoms. The CDC will continue to update this list as we learn more about COVID-19.

People of Any Age with Underlying Medical Conditions

People of any age with certain underlying medical conditions are at increased risk for severe illness from COVID-19.

Children who are medically complex, who have neurologic, genetic, metabolic conditions, or who have congenital heart disease are at higher risk for severe illness from COVID-19 than other children.

People of any age with the following conditions are at increased risk of severe illness from COVID-19:

 

Content source:Centers for Disease Control and Prevention



COVID-19 Resources

  • What you should know about COVID-19 to protect yourself and others

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  • Symptoms of COVID-19

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  • Prevent the spread of COVID-19 if you are sick

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  • 10 things you can do to manage your COVID-19 symptoms at home

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  • Stop the Spread of Germs

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Content source: National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases (NCIRD) Division of Viral Diseases Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 


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