NCDDHS COVID-19 (coronavirus) Information
What is a coronavirus? What is COVID-19?How does it spread and what can I do to prevent it from spreading?Should I wear a mask?Should I worry about opening packages from places where there’s been an outbreak?Can you get COVID-19 from touching contaminated objects?Is a vaccine available?

AP News: March 16, 2020 -- Millions of people began holing up at home, stocking up on supplies and keeping a wary eye on how close they get to friends and neighbors as fear of the coronavirus spread to more places. The number of cases worldwide surpassed 169,000 with 6,513 deaths, but among those, 77,000 have recovered from the illness.

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