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Updates Regarding the CoronaVirus

As of February 13, 2020, the CDC confirmed one case of the CoronaVirus in a person who has been under quarantine at the Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio.  The individual was evacuated from China on a State Department charter flight, and this person has been isolated and is receiving medical care.

This confirmed case of infection does not change the risk of infection to residents of San Antonio nor to other parts of Texas because this patient has been under quarantine.  Human coronaviruses most commonly spread from an infected person to others through:

No exposure means no risk. If you have not been around anyone with CoronaVirus or have not visited an ongoing CoronaVirus outbreak area, you are not at risk.

Learn more about the various types of the CoronaVirus and the possible ways of becoming infected by viewing the below video:

Click here to learn advice for actions you can take in your city, with your families, and within your communities.

Click here to follow the CoronaVirus updates in Texas that are provided by the Texas Department of State Health Services.

Click here to access the one-page facts sheet developed by the CDC.


Regular handwashing, particularly before and after certain activities, can keep us all from getting sick.

As one of the best ways to remove germs and to avoid getting sick, handwashing prevents the spread of germs to others.

Click here to view the local rates of handwashing in public restrooms.

Learn more about when and how to wash your hands, the importance of using soap and water, and what you can do if soap and clean, running water are not available, by clicking here and viewing the CDC Handwashing website.

Life is better with clean hands.


"Public health affects everyone everyday, regardless of where you live, regardless of your income, regardless of your family size."

What would our community look like if you did not have a public health department?

Click below to view the informative video listed on NET Health's YouTube channel.

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