Facts About the Coronavirus Covid-19
Fact 1 Diseases can make anyone sick regardless of their race or ethnicity
People of Asian descent, including Chinese Americans, are not more likely to get COVID-19 than any other American. Help stop fear by letting people know that being of Asian descent does not increase the change of getting or spreading COVID-19.
Fact 2 Some people are at increased risk of getting COVID-19
People who have been in close contact with a person known to have COVID-19 or people who live in or have recently been in an area with ongoing spread are at an increased risk of exposure
Fact 3 Someone who has completed quarantine or has been released from isolation does not pose a risk of infection to other people
For up-to-date- information, visit CDC's coronavirus disease 2019 web page. Click Here
Fact 4 You can help stop COVID019 by knowing the signs and symptoms:
- Shortness of breath
- Seek medical advice if you
- Develop symptoms
Have been in close contact with a person known to have COVID019 or if you live in or have COVID-19 or if you live in or have recently been in an area with ongoing spread of COVID-19.
Fact 5 There are simple things you can do to help keep yourself and others healthy
- Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds, specially after blowing your nose, coughing, or sneezing; going to the bathroom; and before eating or preparing food.
- Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands.
- Stay home when you are sick.
- Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then trow the tissue in the trash.
For more information : www.cdc.gov/COVID19