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Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)


Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

Assistance and resources for adults during the Covid-19 outbreak

The following are reliable sources of information on Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19):

Whitman County Health Department, resources include:
- What is Covid-19?
- WA Department of Health hotline at 1-800-525-0127 and press #
- What should I do if I have been exposed to symptoms?
- Home Isolation Guidance
- Travel Information
- And more, click here

The Washington State Department of Health offers information on their website

The Washington State Department of Health has also established a call center to address questions from the public. If you have questions about what is happening in Washington, how the virus is spread, and what to do if you have symptoms, please call 1-800-525-0127 and press #. Note: The DOH coronavirus hotline (1-800-525-0127, press #) is experiencing high traffic and may be temporarily unavailable.

State of Washington now has an official site with everything you could need to know about the coronavirus and its affects on people, community, and more.

WA Listens - A new program that provides non-clinical support to people experiencing elevated stress due to COVID-19. Learn more

A great resource for mental and emotional well-being:

US Small Business Administration Paycheck Protection Program

Washington Governors Jay Inslee's stay at home directive

The Centers for Disease Control has a website at with Information on Symptoms, how the virus spreads, and much more.

The World Health Organization has a great deal of information at including how to protect yourself, handwash procedure, handrub procedure, and myth busters.

Misinformation and scams related to the outbreak are also spreading. Rely on trusted sources such as those above for your information.

Information on avoiding scams can be found from these sources:


Information from the FTC is available at

For email/computer scam advice:

For Phone and other scams:

Here is the WHO page on avoiding scams

Norton, an Internet security company, has general information on avoiding scams here.

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