Coronavirus Prevention Coronavirus (COVID-2019) is an important public health issue. According to the CDC, for most of the American public who are unlikely to be exposed to this virus at this time, the immediate health risk from COVID-19 is still considered low. The virus symptoms manifest as a mild to severe respiratory illness with fever, cough, and difficulty breathing. The following are suggested actions to help prevent the spread of respiratory diseases. We encourage you to share it with your employees, business partners, friends and family.Do not panic. Remain calm and don’t let your emotions control you or the situation.If you feel sick, go see a doctor.Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds, especially after going to the bathroom, before eating, and after blowing your nose, coughing, or sneezing. If soap and water are not available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer.Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands.Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash. If you don’t have a tissue, cough or sneeze into your upper sleeve; not your hands. Remember to wash your hands after coughing or sneezing.Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces.Consider avoiding handshakes and use alternative greeting techniques.As this is a rapidly evolving health issue, we encourage you to stay informed about the situation by checking the resources available on the CDC’s website, and be mindful of misinformation spreading on social media and on the internet.Be safe and remember to be kind to one another. Don’t let fear override our common humanity and how we should treat people.