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What is it?
The virus known as 2019-nCoV or Covid-19 is a new “novel” respiratory virus. It was first identified in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China. The virus is considered “novel” it is a virus that has not been previously identified among humans. This virus has spread to several countries including the United States.
Where can I get more information on Covid-19?
Minnesota Department of Health
The Center for Disease Control and Prevention
World Health Organization
How to protect myself against a virus?
Tips to follow to protect yourself from viruses:
What is Koochiching County Public Health’s Role?
Currently, our role is to ensure the public is aware of where to find accurate information regarding the outbreak, risks, signs and symptoms to watch for, and how to protect yourself and your family. We are reviewing information as it comes from the Minnesota Department of Health and Center for Disease Control and Prevention.