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)

World Health Organization: Coronavirus Q&A

Luzerne County COVID-19 Response

Wilkes-Barre Chamber of Commerce Coronavirus Preparation Resources

Pennsylvania Department of Health COVID-19 Updates

Pennsylvania Emergency Preparedness Guide

Talking with Children About the Coronavirus (From the CDC)

PA Parent and Family Alliance – Home Together

Coronavirus Information from the Environmental Protection Agency

Handwashing Dos & Don’ts: The Mayo Clinic

Get the Facts on the Coronavirus