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Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Outbreak

On February 11, 2020 the World Health Organization announced an official name for the disease that is causing the 2019 novel coronavirus outbreak, COVID-19. Other terms for the 2019 novel coronavirus include 2019-nCoV.

ACOEM, WHO, and state and local health departments are monitoring the 2019 nCoV (Corona Virus) outbreak. Due to the situation’s rapidly changing nature, WOEMA recommends using the following websites to obtain the most current information:

ACOEM
CDC
CDPH
CalOSHA