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What you need to know about COVID-19 (novel coronavirus)

What should I do if I think I have coronavirus? How can I tell the difference between coronavirus and the flu? Does using a face mask help? Should I cancel my upcoming trip? People are concerned about the global spread of the novel coronavirus, now called COVID-19. Dr. Santiago Neme, infectious disease specialist and medical director of UW Medical Center – Northwest, provides advice on how to protect yourself, which includes getting the right information from the right sources about the virus.

Other resources:
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/about/index.html

World Health Organization https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019

Seattle & King County Public Health https://www.kingcounty.gov/depts/health/communicable-diseases/disease-control/novel-coronavirus.aspx

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