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What Is Coronavirus?


The Baltimore City Health Department has released information about the COVID-19 virus.  Basic information includes:

Symptoms: 

  • Fever
  • Cough
  • Shortness of Breath

Diagnosis: 

  • Testing is available.  Consult your healthcare provider or refer to the Baltimore City Department of Health's website. 

Treatment: 

  • There is no specific treatment designated for COVID-19.  Supportive care and treating symptoms is suggested by the CDC.

Prevention: 

  • While vaccine development is underway, there is currently no vaccine for the coronavirus.  
  • Wash your hands frequently with soap and water, or use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer.
  • When coughing or sneezing, cover your mouth and nose with a tissue or your sleeve (not your hands).
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, or mouth.
  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • If you are sick, stay home from work or school.
  • Practice good health habits.

In these unprecedented times, it is difficult to be positive.  But Click Here to see some positive updates on the status of the COVID-19 around the world.

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