NC Division of Public Health (DPH) guidance on COVID-19 for Providers
March 10, 2020
A respiratory disease named “coronavirus disease 2019” (abbreviated “COVID-19”) caused by a novel coronavirus named “SARS-CoV-2” was first detected in China in late 2019 and has subsequently spread to many other countries, including the United States. The World Health Organization announced a Public Health Emergency of International Concern on January 30 and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services declared a public health emergency on January 31, 2020.
This is a rapidly evolving situation. The most up to date information and guidance can be found at https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html and https://epi.dph.ncdhhs.gov/cd/coronavirus/providers.html
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