Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) Resources

 

What is COVID-19? 

Per the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) “Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a respiratory illness that can spread from person to person. The virus that causes COVID-19 is a novel coronavirus that was first identified during an investigation into an outbreak in Wuhan, China.”

If you’re looking for more information about COVID-19, please see the resources below.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19)
https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html

World Health Organization: Coronavirus Q&A
https://www.who.int/news-room/q-a-detail/q-a-coronaviruses

Luzerne County COVID-19 Response 
https://www.luzernecounty.org/1263/Luzerne-County-COVID-19-Response

Wilkes-Barre Chamber of Commerce Coronavirus Preparation Resources
https://www.wilkes-barre.org/coronavirus-preparation-copy

Pennsylvania Department of Health COVID-19 Updates
https://www.health.pa.gov/topics/disease/Pages/Coronavirus.aspx

Pennsylvania Emergency Preparedness Guide
https://www.ready.pa.gov/BeInformed/EmergencyPreparednessGuide/Pages/default.aspx

Talking with Children About the Coronavirus (From the CDC)
https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/community/schools-childcare/talking-with-children.html

PA Parent and Family Alliance – Home Together
https://www.paparentandfamilyalliance.org/hometogether-resources

Coronavirus Information from the Environmental Protection Agency
https://www.epa.gov/coronavirus

Handwashing Dos & Don’ts: The Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/healthy-lifestyle/adult-health/in-depth/hand-washing/art-20046253

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