Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)
The DeKalb County Health Department (DCHD) is closely monitoring the fast-changing Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). On March 21, 2020, DeKalb County identified its first positive case of COVID-19.
Updated as of March 31, 2020
|Number of Laboratory Confirmed Cases: 11|
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WHAT IS A 2019 NOVEL CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19)?
There are many types of human coronaviruses including some that commonly cause mild upper-respiratory tract illnesses. COVID-19 is a new disease, caused by a novel (or new) coronavirus not previously seen in humans. COVID-19 was identified as the cause of an outbreak of respiratory illness first detected in Wuhan, China, that has spread around the world, including the United States and all 50 states. Visit the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ’s) page on CDC’s website for more information.
COVID-19 RESOURCES & GUIDANCE
- Preventing COVID-19 Spread in Communities
- K-12 Schools and Childcare Programs
- Colleges and Universities
- Community and Faith-Based Organizations
- Large Community Events and Mass Gatherings
- Healthcare Settings
- First Responders
- Homeless Shelters