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.

These symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure to the virus:

  • Fever
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
  • Chills
  • Repeated shaking with chills
  • Muscle pain
  • Headache
  • Sore throat
  • New loss of taste or smell

Older adults and those with severe underlying chronic medical conditions

Older adults and people who have severe underlying chronic medical conditions like heart or lung disease or diabetes seem to be at higher risk for developing more serious complications from COVID-19 illness. Please consult with your health care provider about additional steps you may be able to take to protect yourself.

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Visit the CDC for more information.


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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