Corona Virus Update
Symptoms of COVID-19
This a mild to severe respiratory illness, which symptoms include fever, cough, and shortness of breath. In severe cases, complications can include pneumonia in both lungs.
Who is at High Risk?
- Older Adults
- Those who have serious chronic medical conditions
How to Protect Yourself and Others
Avoid being exposed to the virus and follow simple preventative actions:
-Avoid close contact with people who are sick
-Practice Social Distancing (stay 6 feet away from individuals outside of your immediate families)
-Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands
-Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds or use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol if you aren't able to wash your hands
Prevent the spread of the illness by following these steps:
-Stay home when you are sick
-Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue away
-Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces
*All information obtained from The Centers for Disease Control Website.