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The Centers for Disease Control: The authoritative online resource for COVID-19

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If you’ve been paying attention (and who hasn’t) you’ve probably noticed the abundance of bad information, misinformation and deliberate disinformation about COVID-19.

Hoaxes, spear-phishing email, GoFundMe scams and more.

Thankfully, there is a one-stop place to get all the information that you, your company and your employees needs to protect yourselves, your families and your interests during these extraordinary times.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the leading national public health institute of the United States, has created a reliable and authoritative online resource for everything related to COVID-19.

Here is a breakdown — with links — of what the CDC is saying about Corona Virus Disease, 2019 (COVID-19).

How to Prepare

This is the best breakdown on what you can do to prepare your family in case COVID-19 spreads in your community.

How It Spreads

COVID-19 is a new disease and we are still learning how it spreads, the severity of illness it causes, and to what extent it may spread in the United States.

How to Protect Yourself

Older adults and people who have severe underlying chronic medical conditions like heart or lung disease or diabetes seem to be at higher risk for developing more serious complications from COVID-19 illness. Please consult with your health care provider about additional steps you may be able to take to protect yourself.

Protect Your Family

You can take steps to protect the health of you and your family during a COVID-19 outbreak. Learn what you can do to plan and prepare

Protect Your Home

You can plan and make decisions now that will protect you and your family during a COVID-19 outbreak. Learn what you can do to prepare your home and family.

Manage Anxiety & Stress

The outbreak of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) may be stressful for people. Fear and anxiety about a disease can be overwhelming and cause strong emotions in adults and children. Coping with stress will make you, the people you care about, and your community stronger.

Symptoms & Testing

Call your doctor:  If you think you have been exposed to COVID-19 and develop a fever and symptoms, such as cough or difficulty breathing, call your healthcare provider for medical advice.

Schools, Workplaces & Community Locations

TheCenters for Disease Control, in accordance with its guidance for large events and mass gatherings, recommends that for the next 8 weeks, organizers (whether groups or individuals) cancel or postpone in-person events that consist of 50 people or more throughout the United States.

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