Information on COVID-19

Information on COVID-19

Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19)

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is responding to an outbreak of respiratory disease caused by Coronavirus (COVID-19). The CDC is following this rapidly evolving health situation. On January 31, 2020, the United States declared a public health emergency. On March 11, 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared COVID-19 as a global pandemic.

CDC LINK

WHO LINK

Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Sarpy County Health Department

The CDC say the things that fight the flu are important now: 

•  Wash your hands frequently with soap and water (LINK: CDC video demonstration on hand washing

•  Help your students to wash their hands well 

•  Regularly clean and disinfect high-traffic surfaces 

•  Do not drop off your sick child at school 

•  Stay home when you’re sick 


Information for Individuals

CDC People at Risk for Serious Illness from COVID-19 https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/specific-groups/high-risk-complications.html?deliveryName=USCDC_2067-DM21539 (March 8, 2020) 

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)  https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html

Frequently Asked Questions: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/faq.html

Know the facts about coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) and help stop the spread of rumors: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/about/share-facts-stop-fear.html