Safety Tips & Resources To Help Your Church Stay Informed About Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Current Status in the U.S. Today
According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) this outbreak is a respiratory disease caused by a novel (new) coronavirus, it has now been detected in almost 90 locations internationally, including in the United States. The virus has been named “SARS-CoV-2” and the disease it causes has been named “coronavirus disease 2019.”
How The Virus Spreads, Signs & Symptoms to Watch For:
The virus is thought to spread mainly from person-to-person.
- Between people who are in close contact with one another (within about 6 feet).
- Through respiratory droplets produced when an infected person coughs or sneezes.
- People are thought to be most contagious when they are most symptomatic.
- Common symptoms include: fever, cough, shortness of breath. These symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure.
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Safety Tips & Resources To Help Your Church Stay Informed About Coronavirus