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Coronavirus: What Families Need to Know

  • Please see below helpful facts from the Center for Disease Control (CDC) regarding common questions about the coronavirus. 

    What is Coronavirus?

    Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a type of virus that causes diseases of varying severities, ranging from the common cold to more serious respiratory disease.

    How is it spread?

    • Through coughing and sneezing;

    • Close personal contact, such as touching or shaking hands;

    • Touching an object or surface with the virus on it, then touching your mouth, nose, or eyes before washing your hands;

    • Because Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) is new, we are learning more each day about the transmission patterns and incubation periods.

    What are the symptoms?

    • Fever

    • Cough

    • Difficulty Breathing

    • Severe Illness