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Coronavirus Disease 2019, or COVID-19, is the disease caused by a new respiratory virus named SARS-CoV-2. COVID-19 was first identified in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China in December 2019.
People diagnosed with COVID-19 have reported mild to severe respiratory illness 2 to 14 days after exposure. Symptoms include:
The virus is thought to spread mainly from person to person
The current case count of COVID-19 in the United States is available at: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019- ncov/cases-in-us.html The current case count of COVID-19 in Michigan is available at: https://www.michigan.gov/coronavirus
This is a rapidly evolving situation and the risk assessment may change daily. The latest updates are available on
CDC’s Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) website.
Some people that may be at higher risk of getting very sick from this illness includes:
For the most up to date information related to Coronavirus Disease 2019 Travel check out CDC’s travel page at
If you have traveled from an affected area (https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/travelers/index.html), there may be restrictions on your movements for up to 2 weeks. If you develop symptoms during that period (fever, cough, trouble breathing), seek medical advice. Call the office of your health care provider before you go, and tell them about your travel and your symptoms. They will give you instructions on how to get care without exposing other people to your illness. While sick, avoid contact with people, don’t go out and delay any travel to reduce the possibility of spreading illness to others.
There is not a vaccine or specific treatment recommended for COVID-19. People with COVID-19 can seek medical care to help relieve symptoms.
The best way to prevent infection is to avoid being exposed to the virus. The simple everyday actions you can take to help prevent the spread of flu and other illnesses can help prevent the spread of coronaviruses. These include: