What is COVID-19?
COVID-19 is the disease caused by the novel coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2. This virus is highly contagious and has a moderate mortality rate among high-risk groups. The disease is characterized by mild to severe respiratory symptoms.
How long does it live on surfaces?
Information currently available indicates that the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 can survive on various surfaces from two hours up to five days, depending on the material.
What can YOU do?
-Wash your hands often and keep frequently-touched surfaces clean.
-Practice social distancing (at least six-foot spacing).
-Wear a mask or cloth covering over your nose and mouth when in public.