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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, 2020, the World Health Organization reported that a novel coronavirus, labeled 2019-nCoV, was identified by Chinese authorities.

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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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State Spotlight: Montana Leverages Partnerships to Manage COVID-19 Outbreaks in Long-Term Care Facilities


Posted: April 29, 2021 Author: Erika Baldry, Healthcare-Associated Infections and Antimicrobial Resistance (HAI/AR) Epidemiologist and Program Coordinator at the Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services (DPHHS) Montana,...… Read More »

CORHA Principles and Practices for Outbreak Response


The CORHA Principles and Practices for Outbreak Response: HAI/AR Pathogens (formerly known as High-Level Guidance) is intended as a comprehensive reference containing information specific to HAI/AR outbreak detection, reporting,...… Read More »

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


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 »
Disclaimer: The positions and views expressed in these materials do not necessarily represent the official positions of CORHA’s member organizations.