This page contains all of The QVPR’s coverage of the novel coronavirus outbreak, and the illness it causes, called COVID-19.

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SYMPTOMS

Information provided by the Washington Department of Health

SYMPTOMS

Symptoms of Coronavirus are similar to flu or colds and may include:

Runny nose, Headache, Cough, Sore throat, Fever and, A general feeling of being unwell

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PREVENTATIVE MEASURES

Information provided by the Washington Department of Health

There are steps people should take to reduce their risk of getting and spreading any viral respiratory infections.


• Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.

• Use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol if soap and water are not available.

• Avoid touching your eyes, nose, or mouth with unwashed hands.

• Avoid close contact with people who are sick.

• Cover your mouth & nose with a tissue when you cough or sneeze, then throw the tissue in the trash and wash your hands.

• Clean & disinfect objects and surfaces.

• Stay at home and away from others if you are feeling ill.