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

Resources for State, Local, and Territorial Health Departments

This page includes information and resources about Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) for state, local, and territorial health departments.

Interim Guidance for Risk Assessment and Monitoring

Interim Guidance for Public Health Personnel Evaluating Persons Under Investigation (PUIs) and Asymptomatic Close Contacts of Confirmed Cases at Their Home or Non-Home Residential Settings – This guidance is intended to address recommended infection prevention and control practices when these activities are performed at a home or non-home residential settings, which warrant additional considerations beyond those described for healthcare settings.

Reporting a Person Under Investigation (PUI) for COVID-19 – Information for health departments on reporting and specimen referral for Persons Under Investigation (PUIs).

Risk Assessment and Public Health Management of Persons with Potential 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) – Interim guidance for assessing risk of potential exposures to COVID-19 and implementing public health actions.

Case Report Form for COVID-19 – Case Report Form to report a laboratory-confirmed case of COVID-19 to CDC.

Healthcare Professionals

Information for Healthcare Professionals All current interim guidance, and resources on PUIs, clinical care, infection control, home care, and personal protective equipment supplies.

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