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Coronavirus COVID-19 (Formerly known as 2019-nCoV)


**UPDATE**

On February 11, 2020 the World Health Organization announced an official name for the disease that is causing the 2019 novel coronavirus outbreak, COVID-19. DPBH will be updating our website and other materials to reflect the updated name.

    Nevada’s Response to the 2019 Novel Coronavirus

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Nevada Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Public and Behavioral Health (DPBH) are closely monitoring the outbreak of respiratory illness caused by the 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19), first identified in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China.

    Thousands of cases have been confirmed in China with additional cases identified in other international locations and the United States.

    Nevada does not have any confirmed cases of COVID-19.

    For the most up-to-date information, please see the links below:

    This page will be updated periodically as more information becomes available. All the documents below are available for use and distribution in the related fields.

      Nevada Monitoring and Guidance Efforts

      Documents on this site will be updated to reflect current recommendations and guidance for management of cases of COVID-19 and persons under investigation for possible infection with COVID-19. Current information on the virus can always be found on the CDC’s website at: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html.


      State health officials will create technical bulletins as information changes or becomes available. These bulletins will be posted below:

      Health care providers should refer to the CDC’s Health Alert Network (HAN) notifications and DPBH’s technical bulletins. For additional information on subscribing to these alerts, please visit the DPBH HAN web page.

       

      Local health authorities are also monitoring and providing information related to novel coronavirus. The links below will take you to information from:

      Travel Resources

      The links below provide guidance and information for those who have recently traveled to China.

      Home Care Resources

      The documents below have been created to provide Nevadans with guidance for home isolation, self-monitoring and general prevention steps.

      Health Care Facilities

      The documents below have been created to help Nevada health care facilities with guidance for infection prevention, facility preparedness, and patient evaluation.

      Health Departments

      The documents below have been prepared to help local health departments with novel coronavirus issues.

      Schools

      The document below will help school districts prepare for a possible novel coronavirus issue.

      Information for Businesses

      The information provided will assist businesses and employers in their response to novel coronavirus.