This interim steering is meant for state and native public well being info officers, well being communication specialists, well being educators, and different public well being professionals accountable for planning communication methods earlier than, throughout, and after an outbreak of coronavirus illness (COVID-19).
This steering gives details about nonpharmaceutical interventions (NPIs) and their use throughout a COVID-19 outbreak. NPIs are actions, aside from getting vaccinated and taking antiviral drugs, that folks and communities can take to assist sluggish the unfold of respiratory sicknesses like COVID-19.
COVID-19 is an rising illness and there’s extra to find out about its transmission, severity, and the way it will take form in the USA. Everybody can do their half to assist plan, put together, and reply to this rising public well being menace.
CDC has developed suggestions for the best way to talk with individuals in your neighborhood a couple of COVID-19 outbreak. The Earlier than, Throughout, and After sections of this information supply urged methods that can assist you plan for and implement these suggestions.