What You Need to Know
COVID-19, also known as Coronavirus, is a serious illness spreading around the world. There are ways you can stay healthy and keep it from spreading to other people. Keep reading this page to learn what you can do to stay healthy.
What is COVID-19?
COVID-19 is an illness that spreads to other people easily. The common symptoms are fever, difficult breathing, and cough. For many people it is like getting a bad cold or the flu but some people can get very sick and end up in the hospital.
For more information on COVID-19 visit: www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-nCoV/index.html
How do I avoid getting sick?
What do I do if I get sick?
If you get sick, do not go into the doctor’s office, clinic or hospital. Call your clinic or hospital first and follow their instructions. Do not go to work or leave the house. If you live with other people, you should:
What do I do if I need help?
Check out the resources in the Stay Safe section of this toolkit to learn about your rights and how to stay safe.
Stay Healthy Resources for Self-Advocates and Caregivers:
Download the Stay Healthy section of the toolkit HERE!