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Common human coronaviruses usually cause mild to moderate upper-respiratory tract illnesses, like the common cold. Other human coronaviruses, such as MERS-CoV and SARS-CoV have been known to cause severe symptoms. On January 9, 2019, the World Health Authority reported that a novel coronavirus, labeled 2019-nCoV, was identified by Chinese authorities.

Featured Resources:

Helpful resources and guidance for managing the risk of 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) in healthcare settings include:

Infection Prevention:

CDC PPE Educational Materials: CDC has developed new Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) educational materials to be used as an aide when training healthcare personnel on selecting and correctly using, donning, doffing, and disposing of PPE to protect themselves from exposure to COVID-19 in the healthcare settings. New materials include:

Long-Term Care Facilities:

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CORHA/CSTE Proposed Investigation/Reporting Thresholds and Outbreak Definitions for COVID-19 in Healthcare Settings

CORHA

The thresholds and outbreak definitions presented in this document are based on available scientific resources and expert opinion and intended only as guidance for potential adaptation to the local...… Read More »

CORHA/CSTE Proposed Investigation/Reporting Thresholds and Outbreak Definition for COVID-19 in Acute Care Hospitals, Critical Access Hospitals, Long-Term Care Facilities (LCTFs) and Long-Term Care Acute Hospitals

CORHA

The thresholds and outbreak definition presented in this document are based on available scientific resources and expert opinion and intended only as guidance, reflecting the local epidemiology of SARS-CoV-2...… Read More »
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