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2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Recommendations:

Specialty Clinics

Updated 3/26/2020


For up to date information on COVID-19 visit health.mesacounty.us

Latest Update March 26, 2020

Effective Thursday, March 26, 2020 at 6 a.m., Colorado is officially under a stay at home order. Information and guidance will be updated as information is available. For the full order click here.  

March 20, 2020

What is Novel Coronavirus?

A novel coronavirus is a new coronavirus that has not been previously identified. The virus causing coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), is not the same as the coronaviruses that commonly circulate among humans and cause mild illness, like the common cold. Signs and symptoms of COVID-19 include; fever, cough, and shortness of breath. The incubation period ranges from 2-14 days. There is no specific antiviral treatment recommended for COVID-19. The virus is thought to spread mainly from person-to-person; between people who are in close contact with one another (within about 6 feet) and through respiratory droplets produced when an infected person coughs or sneezes.

General Guidance during COVID-19

Patient Interaction Considerations

For Business Continuity

Outbreaks like COVID-19 can have moderate to severe impacts on businesses and organizations that are unprepared to take steps to prevent and respond to the spread of illness in the workplace. Some of the steps you can take are:

If you are a supervisor or manager, the minimum information you would need written down in case you are unable to perform your duties:

Obtain Accurate Information

In rapidly changing health events and outbreaks such as COVID-19, there can be large amounts of incorrect or partially correct information that can add to stress and confusion. Providing current, accurate, and frequent updates can help reduce stress and fear.

Get the most up-to-date and accurate information at:

Adapted from: Centers for Disease Control, Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment