What you should know about the coronavirus
Coronavirus is a category of viruses that includes the one that causes the common cold. Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) is a novel (new or unknown) coronavirus. As the number of cases grows across the US and in NC, it is important to be informed.
New CDC Definity of 'Close Contact" to a Case of COVID-19
On October 21, 2020, the CDC updated their definition of close contact to include anyone who has been within 6 feet of a COVID-19 case for a cumulative of 15 or more minutes within a 24-hour period. This updated definition means that it is even more important to social distance and wear a face covering to lower the risk of virus transmission. Read the full notice from the NC Department of Health and Human Services.
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