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Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information

About Coronavirus

What is the Novel Coronavirus?

A member of the coronoavirus family, the proper name of the new virus is SARS-CoV-2 while the disease that it causes is called COVID-19. 

The following graphic is a visual representation of why public health organizations are requesting people practice social distancing and avoid crowds and physical contact with others. With social distancing, fewer people get sick at one time and avoid overwhelming the healthcare system.