About COVID-19

Coronavirus disease 2019, abbreviated as COVID-19, is a new disease caused by a novel (or new) coronavirus first identified in Wuhan, China, that has not previously been seen in humans. 

Visit the CDC for the latest information on how to protect yourself and prevent the spread of COVID-19, and precautions for individuals at high-risk for severe illness. 





Quick Links to CDC Resources

Travel Information

Individuals with travel plans should check out the CDC's travel advisories.

People at Risk for Serious Illness

Older adults and people who have severe chronic medical conditions like heart, lung, or kidney disease seem to be at higher risk for more serious COVID-19 illness. View ways to take precautions now.

Workplace, School and Home Safety

Find ways to keep the workplace, school and home safe from infection.