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Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19: Start Here

Links and information about the Coronavirus Disease outbreak.
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Coronavirus - About this Guide

In December 2019 a new Coronavirus was diagnosed in Wuhan, China. The Centers for Disease Control & Prevention designated it as Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) - Coronavirus (CoV)-2 or SARS-CoV-2. The technical term of (COVID-19) is now used to describe the infectious disease that is derived from this virus. 

This guide is intended to provide links to information about the current outbreak of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19).

Symptoms of COVID-19

Patients with COVID-19 have experienced mild to severe respiratory illness.

Symptoms can include --

  • Fever
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath

Symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure.

Call your doctor if you --

  • Develop symptoms, and have been in close contact with a person known to have COVID-19
  • Develop symptoms, and have recently traveled from an area with widespread or ongoing community spread of COVID-19

This information is adapted from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention site on Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19: Symptoms.

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