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2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

The Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) is closely monitoring an outbreak of the 2019 novel (new) coronavirus or COVID-19. This new respiratory virus was first identified in the city of Wuhan in China’s Hubei Province and continues to infect people in China and around the world, including the United States.

ISDH is working with federal and local partners to respond to this evolving public health situation. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that the risk of infection in the United States is low, as the virus is has had limited person-to-person spread in the United States at this time.

Please consult this page for updated news and guidance on the COVID-19 outbreak. Updates will be made as new information becomes available. Please call the ISDH Epidemiology Resource Center at 317-233-7125 [317-233-1325 after hours] or e-mail epiresource@isdh.in.gov if you experience symptoms such as fever, cough and shortness of breath and have a recent history of travel to China or contact with someone suspected of having COVID-19.

General novel coronavirus (COVID-19) information and resources
Information for healthcare professionals
Information for laboratories
Guidance for healthcare workers and emergency responders
Frequently asked questions and answers

General novel coronavirus (COVID-19) information and resources


Information for healthcare professionals


Information for laboratories


Guidance for healthcare workers and emergency responders


Frequently asked questions and answers

Page last updated: Feb. 18, 2020