Caring for Someone with COVID-19 at Home

If you’re caring for someone with COVID-19 in non-healthcare settings, follow this advice to protect yourself and others. Learn what to do when someone has symptoms of COVID-19 or when someone has been diagnosed with the virus. This information also pertains to people who have tested positive but are not showing symptoms.

More detailed recommendations on how to care for someone with COVID-19 at home are available on the link below.

CERC Overview for COVID-19

The right message at the right time from the right person can save lives. Health communication professionals, public officials, and others working to share information during the novel coronavirus outbreak can apply Crisis and Emergency Risk Communication (CERC) principles to more effectively develop and share COVID-19 messages.

Answering 20 Questions about COVID-19

The federal government is working closely with state, local, tribal, and territorial partners, as well as public health partners, to respond to this public health threat. The public health response is multi-layered, with the goal of containing the spread and mitigating the impact of this virus. During this special webinar from CDC EPIC, Dr. Jay Butler shared the current state of the outbreak, what CDC is doing to respond to the outbreak, and how partners, organizations, and the public can help.

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Update for Rural Partners and Communities on the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Response

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