COVID-19 INFORMATION

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COVID-19

  • COVID-19 is a very contagious virus that can spread from an infected person’s mouth or nose in small liquid particles when they cough, sneeze, speak, sing or breathe. These particles range from larger respiratory droplets to smaller aerosols (Source: WHO)
  • Reported illnesses have ranged from mild symptoms to severe illness and death for those with underlying health issues.
  • Symptoms include fever, cough and shortness of breath and appear 2-14 days after exposure.
  • If you have COVID-19 symptoms STAY HOME and call (before visiting) your healthcare provider. Most people with COVID-19 have mild illness and recover at home without medical care. Do not leave your home, except to get necessary medical care.
  • Childhood Inflammatory Disease Related to COVID-19

VACCINE

 

TESTING

 

PREVENTION

  • Importance of Social Distancing: Practice social distancing by avoiding gatherings of any kind and staying at least six feet apart during necessary interactions. Avoid crowds and poorly ventilated spaces.
  • Wear a mask if you are not fully vaccinated and are age 2 or older. If you are fully vaccinated and have a condition or are taking medications that weaken your immune system, you may need to keep taking steps to protect yourself, like wearing a mask. Talk to your healthcare provider about steps you can take to manage your health and risks. (Source: CDC)
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth.
  • Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces.
  • CDC: When You’ve Been Fully Vaccinated
  • How you can help stop the spread.

 

GUIDANCE

 

COVID-19 BY THE NUMBERS


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