What we know now:
Risk to New Yorkers is LOW
There are ZERO cases of the novel Coronavirus in NYC
A total of six cases have been confirmed in the United States; none (as of 1/30/20) in New York State
What should New Yorkers Do?
Go about your daily lives
Practice same precautions that you would during cold and flu season - Cover your mouth/nose with tissue/sleeve when coughing or sneezing - Wash your hands with soap and warm water or use alcohol based hand sanitizer - If you feel sick, stay home - Do not touch your eyes, nose, or mouth with unwashed hands
If you have recently traveled in Wuhan, China and have a fever, cough or shortness of breath, call your health care provider right away
At this time, New Yorkers DO NOT need to: - Limit travel within the city - Wear a face mask if healthy. Face masks are only recommended if directed by a health care providers. - Change anything about where you get your food or how you prepare it. - Avoid public gatherings and public transportation.