Novel Coronavirus COVID–19 (22 January 2020)
The following message was sent to CCA students, faculty, and staff on 22 January 2020:
Public Health Announcement: Novel Coronavirus
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is closely monitoring an outbreak caused by a novel (new) coronavirus first identified in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China. Chinese authorities identified the new coronavirus, which has resulted in hundreds of confirmed cases in China, including cases outside Wuhan, with additional cases being identified in a growing number of countries internationally.
The first case in the United States was announced on January 21, 2020. There are ongoing investigations to learn more.
The San Francisco Department of Public Health is monitoring the situation closely, and working actively with state and federal health authorities to identify ill individuals and protect the health of the public.
Health officials urge anyone who shows symptoms of the coronavirus to contact their healthcare provider immediately. Suspected cases should be reported immediately by phone to the San Francisco Department of Public Health at (415) 554-2830.
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