COVID-19 Resources & Information

The CDC is currently responding to a pandemic of respiratory disease spreading from person-to-person caused by a novel coronavirus. The disease has been named “Coronavirus Disease 2019” (abbreviated “COVID-19”). 

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This guide will connect you to the basic information you’ll need to get through this, including on government benefits, free services and financial strategies.
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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is providing up-to-date information on COVID-19, and states, the District of Columbia and U.S. territories have specific information for their residents, including details about testing.
In December 2019 the Chinese authorities notified the world that a virus was spreading through their communities. In the following months it spread to other countries, with cases doubling within days.
Viruses are the smallest of the microorganisms. Their genetic information is in the form of DNA or RNA in a shell called a capsid. The capsid is composed of protein units called capsomeres. The shell made has an outer envelope. They can have as many as 400 genes or just a few.
A contagious respiratory disease that was first detected in China in December 2019 has spread worldwide. The disease caused by the 2019 new coronavirus has been named COVID-19.
An investigation co-led by The Atlantic has tracked how many people are known to have the coronavirus in each state. Explore the data by selecting a state in the chart linked below.
Obviously, a public health crisis of this magnitude cannot be solved through hygiene and social distancing alone, but experts say these efforts can slow the spread of the disease and buy much-needed time for the country's health care system to catch up and prepare.