Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is responding to an outbreak of respiratory disease caused by a novel (new) coronavirus that was first detected in China and which has now been detected in many locations internationally, including in the United States. The disease has been named “coronavirus disease 2019” (abbreviated “COVID-19”). Here are some guidelines and sources to get more information.
The best sources of information will be:
Talking with Children
Mental Health & Virus Anxiety
CT Consumer Health Information
Research service for CT residents with medical questions. Provided by the University of Connecticut Health Center’s Lyman Maynard Stowe Library.
Developed by the National Library of Medicine and National Institutes of Health for consumers needing health information. Includes clinical trials, drug information and Spanish-language materials
NIH National Institute on Aging
Health and wellness information for older adults from the National Institutes of Health.
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