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About COVID-19

Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses, some causing illness in people and others that circulate among animals. They can cause mild respiratory disease, such as the common cold or can cause severe illness.

Further COVID-19 Information:

Transmission may also occur when a person touches a surface or object that has virus on it and then touches his or her own mouth, nose, or possibly their eyes.

COVID-19 symptoms may include fever, muscle or body aches, sore throat and cough, fatigue, headaches and difficulty breathing. View latest symptoms on the CDC website.