COVID-19 Information

COVID-19 is a new infectious disease that began in December 2019 and has become a pandemic, spreading to Pennsylvania and around the world. In an effort to assist you in protecting yourself and your loved ones, the PA Treasury Department offers links to disability-specific COVID-19 resources and other important information for staying well.

Disability Specific

The following sources provide disability-specific coronavirus information:

Additional Resources

For accurate, up-to-date information on the virus, you may find more information from the following sources:

  • The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s COVID-19 page, which includes materials for families, parents, travelers, businesses; updates; and symptoms.
  • The World Health Organization’s coronavirus page with facts about protecting yourself, travel and the worldwide pandemic.
  • The Pennsylvania Department of Health’s coronavirus page with communication and resources.
  • The Pennsylvania Department of Education’s school community information. 

Recommendations

The World Health Organization and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommend the following:

  • Regularly and thoroughly wash your hands with soap and water or clean them with an alcohol-based hand rub.
  • Limit your contact with people in the community. Stay home as much as possible.
  • Maintain at least 6 feet distance between yourself and anyone who is coughing or sneezing.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth.
  • Make sure you and the people around you covering your mouth and nose with your bent elbow or tissue when you cough or sneeze. Then dispose of the used tissue immediately.
  • Stay home if you feel unwell. If you have a fever, cough and difficulty breathing, seek medical attention and call in advance. Follow the directions of your local health authority.
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