Below is some basic information on the coronavirus. We’ve also included some actionable tips that you can follow to protect yourself and others.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) was declared a public health emergency on Jan. 30 by the World Health Organization.

The disease is now spreading between people who are typically within 6 feet of one another.

Symptoms include: fever, respiratory problems, cough and shortness of breath.

Washing your hands often and staying at home can prevent infection.