There are many types of human coronavirus, such as MERS and SARS. The new and rapidly evolving coronavirus is called severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) and the resulting disease is called coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). This new coronavirus was first found in Wuhan, China.

If you have questions about symptoms you may have, exposure to someone who has tested positive for COVID-19, or feel that you need to be tested for any other reason, please contact your health care provider.

 

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The information in this chart is intended to be used as a general guide. The actual categorized risk may be higher or lower based on additional circumstances or actions implemented to reduce the risk of exposure.

COVID 19 Risk Assessment Chart


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Wearing cloth face coverings is an effective way to slow the spread of the virus that causes
COVID-19. The virus can easily spread from person to person through speaking, coughing,
sneezing - even in those that are exhibiting no symptoms. The primary transmission is
through respiratory droplets, and transmission typically occurs in the first seven days after
infection, even when people are asymptomatic. So that means that if you’re infectious, you
probably won’t know it. So we should all assume that we are potentially infectious to
people around us. Cloth face coverings create a simple barrier to help prevent respiratory
droplets from traveling into the air and onto other people when the person wearing the
cloth face covering coughs, sneezes, talks, or raises their voice.