OSDH offers updated guidance on coronavirus

Posted on: 2/7/2020

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) continue to closely monitor an outbreak of a 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) in Wuhan City, Hubei Province, China that began in December 2019. Effective Jan. 30, 2020 the CDC has expanded the outbreak response guidelines to include all of mainland China.

OSDH has created guidance for hospital and health care personnel for preparedness regarding a person under investigation of 2019-nCoV. To view the guidance document and other helpful resources, click here.

CDC will host a series of calls with state and local partners beginning Monday, Feb. 10, at 1 p.m. CT. To participate, call (800) 857-6697, passcode 1324420.