What is covid-19?

 

COVID-19 is a new coronavirus never seen before in humans. It is different than other human coronaviruses that cause the common cold. 

how does covid-19 spread?

  

  • The best way to prevent illness is to avoid being exposed to this virus.
  • There is currently no vaccine to prevent coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).

How to protect against covid-19?

CDC always recommends everyday preventive actions to help prevent the spread of respiratory viruses, including coronavirus disease 2019. 

what older adults need to know

 Jay Butler, Deputy Director for Infectious Diseases at CDC, describes preventative measures to help protect older adults from COVID-19. 

6 steps to prevent covid-19

 Take steps to lower your risk of getting sick with COVID-19. Here are some things you should do.