What Do I Need to Know About The COVID-19?

Coronavirus is a type of virus that causes diseases of varying severities, ranging from the common cold to more serious respiratory disease. A novel (new) coronavirus is a new strain of coronavirus that hasn’t been identified before in humans. 

  • Protective face masks are one time use and should be thrown away daily. The overuse of single use masks may increase your chances of becoming sick.

Please call the ISDH Epidemiology Resource Center at 317-233-7125 [317-233-1325 after hours] or e-mail epiresource@isdh.in.gov if you experience symptoms such as fever, cough and shortness of breath and have a recent history of travel to China or contact with someone suspected of having COVID-19.


CDC’s frequently asked questions -> https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/faq.html#symptoms 

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1. What Do I Need to Know About The COVID-19?
2. How Is It Spread?
3. What Are The Symptoms?
4. What Can I Do To Protect Myself?
5. Is there local testing?
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