Get the latest information from the CDC about COVID-19
Handwashing is one of the most effective ways to protect yourself against illness. Learn when and how you should wash your hands to prevent the spread of germs.
The outbreak of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) may be stressful for people. Fear and anxiety about a disease can be overwhelming and cause strong emotions in adults and children.
If you, or someone you care about, are feeling overwhelmed with emotions like sadness, depression, or anxiety, or feel like you want to harm yourself or others:
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s (SAMHSA’s) Disaster Distress Helpline:
1-800-985-5990 or text TalkWithUs to 66746. (TTY 1-800-846-8517)
This guidance provides recommendations on the cleaning and disinfection of households where persons under investigation (PUI) or those with confirmed COVID-19 reside or may be in self-isolation. It is aimed at limiting the survival of the virus in the environments. These recommendations will be updated if additional information becomes available.
If you are sick with COVID-19 or suspect you are infected with the virus that causes COVID-19, you should take steps to help prevent the disease from spreading to people in your home and community.
If you think you have been exposed to COVID-19 and develop a fever and symptoms, such as cough or difficulty breathing, call your healthcare provider for medical advice.
Visit the CDC's website for more information.
Kentucky Department of Public Health
KY COVID-19 Hotline: 1-800-722-5725