On Jan. 21, 2020, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) confirmed the first travel-related U.S. case of 2019 Novel Coronavirus. An outbreak of the coronavirus, now officially named COVID-19, was first identified in Wuhan, China.
Additional imported cases of COVID-19 infection have since been detected in the U.S. It is likely that more U.S. cases will be reported in the coming weeks, the CDC confirmed.
On. Jan. 31, 2020, U.S. Health and Human Services Sec. Alex Azar declared a national public health emergency in response to 2019 Novel Coronavirus.
The CDC recommends that travelers avoid all nonessential travel to China.
To learn more about COVID-19, check out the links and resources from the CDC and the Pennsylvania Department of Health (DOH) below.