Introduction to COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic is caused by a novel coronavirus now named SARS-CoV-2, the official name for the coronavirus that causes the disease COVID-19.  It is important to protect yourself and others around you by knowing the facts and taking appropriate precautions. 

News and Updates

For the most recent updates on COVID-19 from the CDC and WHO follow the links below:  (Note: You are about to proceed to offsite links.)

To read the news release from the National Institutes of Health clinical trial data on Remdesivir click here.