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What you need to know about coronavirus

ProAct is aware of, and currently monitoring the spread of the coronavirus disease known as COVID-19.  The World Health Organization (WHO) is now calling it a global health threat.

What are the symptoms?

Reported illnesses have ranged from mild symptoms to severe illness and death for confirmed coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases.

The following symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure.

Who should I contact if I think I am infected?

You should contact your primary care doctor, or local health department.

How do I keep from getting infected?

There is currently no vaccine to prevent coronavirus. The best way to prevent illness is to avoid being exposed to this virus. The Center for Disease Control (CDC) recommends everyday preventive actions to help prevent the spread of respiratory diseases, including:

These are everyday habits that can help prevent the spread of several viruses. CDC does have specific guidance for travelers.

For more information, see the Center for Disease Control’s (CDC) Coronavirus Disease 2019 page.