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National and Worldwide response to the Coronavirus COVID-19

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The Latest World, National, and State updates


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US Health and Human Services states:  


Visit CDC.gov for Coronavirus (COVID-19) Public Health Updates

 

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What You Should Know

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Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Myth busters

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From the Center for Disease Control and Prevention  

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Myth busters

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Myth busters

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Myth busters

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How can you protect yourself?

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Myth busters

How can you protect yourself?

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WHO and CDC recommend that you take the usual precautions for avoiding respiratory viruses:

  • Wash your hands often with soap and water or use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer.
  • Cover your mouth and nose with your elbow or a tissue when you cough or sneeze.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth if your hands aren't clean.
  • Avoid close contact with anyone who is sick.
  • Clean surfaces you often touch.
  • Stay home from work, school and public areas if you're sick. .

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Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Myth busters

How can you protect yourself?

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Join CNN Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay  Gupta for the latest news about the coronavirus. He'll make sense of the  headlines, speak with the experts and give you all the information you  need to stay safe and healthy. 

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Tips to Slow the Spread


  • 1.  Listen and follow the directions of your state and local authorities.
  • 2.  If you feel sick, stay home. Do not go to work. Contact your medical provider.
  • 3.  If your children are sick, keep them at home. Do not send them to school. Contact your medical provider.
  • 4.  If someone in your household has tested positive for the coronavirus, keep the entire household at home. Do not go to work. Do not go to school. Contact your medical provider.
  • 5.  If you are an older person, stay home and away from other people.

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  • 6.  If you are a person with a serious underlying health condition that can put you at increased risk (for example, a condition that impairs your lung or heart function or weakens your immune system), stay home and away from other people.
  • 7.  Even if you are young, or otherwise healthy, you are at risk and your activities can increase the risk for others. It is critical that you do your part to stop the spread of the coronavirus.
  • 8.  Work or engage in schooling from home whenever possible.
  • 9.  If you work in a critical infrastructure industry, as defined by the Department of Homeland Security, such as healthcare services and pharmaceutical and food supply, you have a special responsibility to maintain your normal work schedule. You and your employers should follow CDC guidance to protect your health at work.

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  •  10.  Avoid social gatherings in groups of more than 10 people.
  •  11.  Aoid eating or drinking at bars, restaurants, and food courts - use drive-thru, pickup, or delivery options.
  • 12.  Avoid discretionary travel, shopping trips, and social visits.
  • 13.  Do not visit nursing homes or retirement or long-term care facilities unless to provide critical assistance.
  • 14.  Practice good hygiene:
  • 15.  Wash your hands, especially after touching any frequently used item or surface
  • 16.  Avoid touching your face.
  • 17.  Sneeze or cough into a tissue, or the inside of your elbow.
  • 18.  Disinfect frequently used items and surfaces as much as possible.

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