Coronavirus FYI: Coronaviruses are common viruses that cause upper respiratory symptoms like throat discomfort, followed by sneezing, runny nose, nasal congestion, coughing and decreased energy level. There are many different types of coronaviruses that can cause the common cold and pneumonia. It is a common virus that causes us to be sick!
Currently, there is an outbreak of one specific type of coronavirus called 2019-nCoV. This specific type has been in the news that is being monitored in China. As of January 30, 2020, the CDC has NO reported cases of this in Missouri.
For more information visit the cdc website: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html
As always, we would like to remind you to stay home when you are sick, use proper hand washing techniques, cover your cough, and contact your health care provider if you have any concerns.