FamilyWize Coronavirus/COVID-19 Resources

Top 5 Things to Know

1
What is coronavirus / COVID-19?
A new human coronavirus emerged late last year that has since spread to every continent except Antarctica. The respiratory illness is transmitted like the flu and mild cases may be the primary cause of its rapid spread.
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What are the symptoms?
Fever, cough, shortness of breath are common; some infected may show no symptoms at all or very mild symptoms that resemble those of the common cold or flu.
3
How long is the incubation period?
People who’ve contracted coronavirus typically start seeing symptoms within 5 days, and rarely more than 12 days after exposure.
4
Who is most at risk?
Older adults (60+) and people who have serious chronic medical conditions such as heart disease, diabetes, lung disease.
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What can I do to protect myself and others?
Practicing vigilant hygiene, including washing hands frequently and thoroughly, limiting your exposure in public places, covering your cough and avoiding touching your face can help protect you and others from spreading of the virus.
COVID-19 Resources

Anxiety and COVID-19

Follow the above link to see resources related to anxiety and your mental health during this time of uncertainty.

Your Blood Pressure During a Crisis

Keep an eye out for your rising blood pressure through a crisis.

General Assistance

Click the link or dial 211 if you need help with things like food, housing bills, accessing childcare, or other essential services.

Chronic Lung Disease

Watch a video from the American Lung Association with key messages and recommendations for individuals living with chronic lung disease.

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