Coronavirus Fact Sheet

January 26, 2020

Do you have questions about the Novel Coronavirus? Check out and share the information below to keep yourself, your family and your friends healthy. Currently, there are zero confirmed Coronavirus cases in San Francisco.

What is happening?
There has been an outbreak of a new illness called “novel coronavirus” in Wuhan City, Hubei Province, China that began in December 2019. The issue is quickly evolving.

Information is changing quickly    
Cases have been confirmed in China, Japan, Thailand, South Korea, Taiwan and the United States in patients who had been to Wuhan. It’s too soon to know where exactly the new virus came from or how easily it spreads. Since this virus is very new, health authorities continue to carefully watch how this virus spreads.

Public health officials are taking action     
Public health officials are taking action to protect the public. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the World Health Organization (WHO) are closely monitoring the outbreak. This is an emerging, rapidly evolving situation, and CDC will provide updated information as it becomes available.

Public health officials quickly began screening travelers arriving from Wuhan to the United States for fever and symptoms of the illness    
The CDC are screening passengers arriving from Wuhan, China, to five airports in the United States. All passengers coming from Wuhan will now arrive at one of these airports. 
1)    San Francisco International Airport (SFO)
2)    New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK)
3)    Los Angeles International Airport (LAX)
4)    Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD) (in progress)
5)    Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) (in progress)

For travel info and what is happening at SFO:…

If you traveled to Wuhan and are feeling symptoms…
Anyone who has recently been to Wuhan and develops a fever and lower respiratory symptoms, such as a cough or shortness of breath, should first call their doctor or health care provider and share their travel history before visiting.

Tips to protect yourself and others    
1)    Get your flu shot to protect against flu or symptoms similar to novel coronavirus
2)    Wash hands with liquid soap and water, and rub for at least 20 seconds
3)    Cover your cough or sneeze 
4)    Stay home if you are sick
5)    For people who may be traveling to Wuhan:

Stay informed    
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一種名為「新型冠狀病毒」(“novel coronavirus”)自2019年12月起在中國湖北省武漢市爆發以來,疫情不斷出現新情況。

在中國、日本、泰國、南韓、臺灣以及美國等地各有確診病例,患者均曾經去過武漢。 新型病毒的準確來源或是否會輕易傳播仍尚未知曉。 鑒於這是一種非常新的病毒,衛生當局持續謹慎關注該病毒是如何傳播的。

公共衛生局官員現正採取措施保障公眾健康。 美國疾病控制及預防中心 (CDC) 以及世界衛生組織 (WHO) 現正密切監察病毒疫情爆發情況。 這是一個變化迅速、緊急的狀況。 CDC將會提供及時更新的資訊。

CDC將對抵達美國5大國際機場來自中國武漢的旅客進行篩檢。 所有來自武漢的旅客現將抵達下列其中一個機場。 
1)    三藩市國際機場 (SFO)
2)    紐約約翰肯尼迪國際機場 (JFK)
3)    洛杉磯國際機場 (LAX)
4)    芝加哥奧黑爾國際機場 (ORD) (正在進行中)
5)    哈茨菲爾德傑克遜亞特蘭大國際機場 (ATL) (正在進行中)



1)    接種流感疫苗預防流感或其它類似新型冠狀病毒的症狀
2)    勤用梘液及清水洗手並確保搓手至少20秒
3)    咳嗽或打噴嚏時要用衫袖掩蓋口鼻
4)    生病時應留在家中
5)    要旅遊到武漢的人士,請瀏覽網站: