How to prepare and protect yourself
What is the Coronavirus?
"Coronavirus" is actually a family of viruses that causes symptoms ranging from the common cold to more severe respiratory issues. A "Novel Coronavirus" is a new strain not previously identified by humans. This specific strain is also referred to as "COVID-19," which stands for Corona Virus Disease-19. You may hear these terms used interchangeably. The virus began back in December 2019 as a cluster of pneumonia cases with an unknown source within the Hubei Province of China. The Hubei Province and China overall remains the most heavily affected area by this disease. The cause of the disease is not yet known and no vaccine yet exists for the virus.