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What is Coronavirus?

  1. 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) is a virus (more specifically, a coronavirus) identified as the cause of an outbreak of respiratory illness first detected in Wuhan, China.
  2. Early on, many of the patients in the outbreak in Wuhan, China reportedly had some link to a large seafood and animal market, suggesting animal-to-person spread.
  3. However, a growing number of patients reportedly have not had exposure to animal markets, indicating person-to-person spread is occurring.
  4. This information is summarized from the CDC, find more info here.

What are the symptoms?

  1. Fever
  2. Cough
  3. Shortness of breath
  4. Flu-like symptoms
  5. * Symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure. If you have been in China recently and develop symptoms, call your doctor
  6. This information is taken from the CDC, find more info here.

 How can I protect myself?

  1. Wash your hands often
  2. Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands
  3. Avoid close contact with people who are sick
  4. Stay home when you are sick
  5. Cover your cough or sneeze
  6. Avoid traveling to countries that have been affected by the Coronavirus virus
  7. Wear a facemask
  8. This information is taken from the CDC, find more info here.

What should I do if I just got back from China?

  1. Watch your health for 14 days after leaving China
  2. If you develop a fever, cough, or have difficulty breathing, seek medical care right away
  3. Call your doctor about your symptoms and recent travel
  4. Your doctor will provide further instruction about steps to take before your visit
  5. Don’t travel again if you are sick
  6. This information is taken from the CDC, find more info here.

 CDC recommends that travelers avoid all nonessential travel to China.

  1. Be aware of current health issues in China. Learn how to protect yourself.
  2. Warning Level 3, Avoid Nonessential Travel