State and Federal Announcements + Guidelines:
The COVID-19 Coronavirus was first detected in Wuhan, China and has been detected in the United States. A national emergency has been declared in the United States.
President Trump has been laser focused on addressing the COVID-19 Coronavirus and protecting the health and safety of Americans from the start. Additionally, Congress is monitoring this closely, and we continue to receive regular updates and briefings from all the relevant public health officials.
Although the National Institutes of Health and pharmaceutical companies are working on a vaccine, there is currently no vaccine to prevent Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).
The best way to prevent illness is to avoid being exposed to this virus.
The CDC recommends everyday preventive actions to help prevent the spread of respiratory diseases such as the Coronavirus, including:
- Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
- Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth.
- Stay home when you are sick.
- Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash.
- Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces using a regular household cleaning spray or wipe.
- CDC does not recommend that people who are well wear a facemask to protect themselves from respiratory diseases, including COVID-19.
- Department of Homeland Security’s Ready.gov
- CDC Frequently Asked Questions and Answers
- National Institutes of Health
- U.S. Food and Drug Administration
- Disinfectants for use against Coronavirus