Covid 19

COVID-19 Resources

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC):

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-nCoV/summary.html

Minnesota Department of Health:

https://www.health.state.mn.us/diseases/coronavirus/index.html

Wisconsin Department of Health Services:

https://www.dhs.wisconsin.gov/disease/coronavirus.htm

World Health Organization (WHO):

https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019

COVID-19 Symptoms

According to the World Health Organization common signs of infection include:

  • respiratory symptoms
  • fever
  • cough
  • shortness of breath
  • breathing difficulties

Prevention Recommendations

According to the World Health Organization standard recommendations to prevent the spread of infection include:

  • regular hand washing
  • covering mouth and nose when coughing and sneezing
  • throw tissue into closed bin immediately after use
  • avoid close contact with others when experiencing cough and fever
  • avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth

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