What to Know
The developing news about the coronavirus (2019-nCoV) outbreak can be concerning. It’s important to remember that the risk to the general American public is still considered low by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
The recommended course of action is to follow information from the trusted sources listed below. This includes steps to prepare your family should an outbreak happen in your community, and guidance for travelers.
Information and Resources
Follow the guidelines and information provided by the agencies responsible for monitoring and responding to concerns of the coronavirus outbreak. Go to:
- CDC Coronavirus Background and Updates – https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html
- US Embassy China Travel Advisory – https://china.usembassy-china.org.cn/health-alert-update-novel-coronavirus-in-china-3/
- WHO Coronavirus News & Information – https://www.who.int/health-topics/coronavirus
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This communication is not an attempt to practice medicine or provide specific medical advice, and it should not be used to make a diagnosis or to replace or overrule a qualified health care provider’s judgment. You should not rely on this communication for medical treatment, and this information is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always consult with a qualified and licensed physician or other medical care provider, and consider their advice regardless of any information presented in this communication.