Novel Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19)

The Riverside County Office of Education is working closely with the Riverside University Health System – Public Health and has created this website to provide staff and parents with the most current information on the Novel Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19). For RCOE specific information, please refer to the 2019 Novel Coronavirus Updates and Resources page.

Symptoms

If you have traveled recently to Wuhan, China, or have been in close contact with a person with or suspected to have the Novel Coronavirus 2019 and are experiencing the below symptoms, please seek medical attention immediately.

  • Runny nose
  • Headache
  • Cough
  • Sore throat
  • Fever
  • Shortness of breath

Prevention

As with any virus, you can take a number of steps to protect your health and those around you.  These everyday habits can help prevent the spread of viruses.

  • Wash your hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.
  • Get a flu shot.
  • Cover your cough or sneeze.
  • Avoid touching eyes, nose or mouth with unwashed hands.
  • Avoiding close contact with people who are sick.
  • If someone does become sick with respiratory symptoms like fever and cough, they should stay away from work, school or other people to avoid spreading illness.
  • Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces.

For more information on the Novel Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19):

If you have specific questions related to COVID19, please call 211

Resources for Schools:

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