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Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Outbreak

The official name for the disease that is causing the 2019 novel coronavirus outbreak is COVID-19. The novel coronavirus that causes the disease is known as 2019-nCoV.

International and national health organizations and local health departments are monitoring COVID-19 outbreak. Due to the situation’s rapidly changing nature, WOEMA recommends using the following websites to obtain the most current information:

American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine: ACOEM
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: CDC
California Department of Public Health: CDPH
CalOSHA