Need to Know and CDC Links

Updated March 4, 2020


What you need to know

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a new disease that causes respiratory illness in people and can spread from person to person. Download CDC Factsheet on COVID19 in English

What to do if you are sick

If you are sick with Coronavirus Disease 2019, or suspected of being infected with it, follow the steps in this fact sheet to help prevent spreading it to people in your home and community. Download CDC Factsheet with “What to Do if You are Sick” in English

How to stop the spread of germs

Help prevent the spread of respiratory diseases, like Coronavirus Disease 2019 by avoiding close contact with people who are sick; covering cough and sneeze; avoiding touching eyes, nose and mouth; and washing your hands with soap and water. Download flyer on “Stopping the Spread of Germs” in English

Symptoms of Coronavirus Disease

Patients with COVID-19 have experienced mild to severe respiratory illness. Symptoms can include fever, cough and shortness of breath. Symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure. Download flyer explaining symptoms of COVID-19 in English.


Frequently Asked Questions about Coronavirus (COVID-19) presented by Georgia’s Governor’s Office, Department of Health, Department of Human Resources, and Department of Administrative Services