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Questions about the coronavirus?

Where to go for answers

The global coronavirus (or COVID-19) outbreak can spark questions about how you and your family may be affected, and how to protect your health.

At this time, the risk for Americans is considered low. However, because this outbreak is changing, the best course of action is to consult the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the most trusted organization charged with monitoring and controlling the coronavirus in the U.S.

It is also important to check with your state health department, which works with the CDC to monitor and implement all recommendations.

For all that you need to know, including travel advisories, go to:

For specific questions, see the CDC’s FAQ section:

To find information about coronavirus in your state, search your state’s health department: