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Posted on: February 5, 2020

Novel Coronavirus Information

The Rowan County Health Department is working with local, state, and federal partners to closely monitor the rapidly evolving situation related to the 2019 novel coronavirus. Currently the risk to the general public in North Carolina is low. North Carolina has zero confirmed cases of coronavirus. Right now our best action is to stay informed and follow the basic steps of prevention: hand washing, avoid contact with others who are sick, and stay home if you are sick.

People who have questions or concerns related to COVID-19 can call 866-462-3821 for more information. Press 1 for English or to ask for a language interpreter. Spanish speakers should press 2. To submit questions online, visit the NC Poison Control website and select "Chat." 

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