2019 Novel Coronavirus

The novel coronavirus is a new respiratory illness first identified in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China, according to the CDC.

Current symptoms reported for patients with 2019-nCoV have included fever,
cough, and difficulty breathing.

Here are some general recommendations to prevent the spread of illnesses and

  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.
  • Use a 60% alcohol-based hand sanitizer if soap and water are not available.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands.
  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • Stay home when you are sick.
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with tissue, Throw tissue away and wash hands.
  • Disinfect touched objects and surfaces.

Currently there is no specific antiviral treatment for coronavirus. Please visit the CDC website  for latest information.