Coronavirus Updates (COVID-19)

The CDC is closely monitoring an outbreak of respiratory illness caused by a novel (new) coronavirus first identified in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China. Cases of COVID-19 also are being reported in a growing number of countries internationally, including the United States. Find out how the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is responding.


Important COVID-19 Websites


Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, CMS, is part of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).

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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

CDC is the nation’s health protection agency, working 24/7 to protect America from health and safety threats, both foreign and domestic.

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World Health Organization

WHO directs and coordinates international health within the United Nations system. Their main areas of work include health systems; heal; noncommunicable and communicable diseases; preparedness, surveillance and response.

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CDC COVID-19 On-Call Center for Healthcare Personnel

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The Clinician On-Call Center is a 24-hour hotline with trained CDC clinicians standing by to answer COVID-19 questions from healthcare personnel on a wide range of topics, such as diagnostic challenges, clinical management, and infection prevention and control. To reach this service, call 800-CDC-INFO (800-232-4636) and ask for the Clinician On-Call Center.