2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Health Alert with Providers

2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Health Alert with Providers

The Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) is coordinating with local and regional public health authorities, in addition to the CDC, in response to outbreak of the 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV). Early recognition is critical to limiting the spread of 2019-nCoV in the United States. Providers following the steps outlined in the Health Alert will help facilitate the rapid identification and testing of suspected 2019-nCoV cases and ensure the safety of healthcare personnel and the public. The attached notice provides detailed information for providers regarding what to do in the event they encounter a patient suspected to be infected with 2019-nCoV. Read the notice here.

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