Novel Coronavirus Information for Providers

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Health care providers should obtain a detailed travel history and consider 2019 novel (new) Coronavirus for patients being evaluated with fever and acute respiratory illness, especially if the person recently traveled to areas with ongoing transmission of novel Coronavirus or was exposed to a person diagnosed with 2019 novel (new) Coronavirus.

If novel Coronavirus is suspected, immediately notify the local health department (LHD) where the patient resides. Health care providers should review: CDC's Interim Guidance for Healthcare Professionals Evaluating Persons Under Investigation (PUI)