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COVID-19 Safety Tips and Information

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There are everyday actions to help prevent the spread of respiratory diseases.

• Wash your hands
• Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
• Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth.
• Stay home when you are sick.
• Cover your cough or sneeze.
• Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects.

For more information, visit the CDC website here. This message brought to you by the National Association of Broadcasters and this station.

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The Missouri Broadcasters Association has also shared links related to Public Safety and Awareness for the Coronavirus.

A: CDC – This link takes you to the CDC and has information on the virus and guidance for businesses and employers. It links back to every issue related to this virus. 

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/specific-groups/guidance-business-response.html

B. Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services – This is a website with the most updated information for Missouri. 

https://health.mo.gov/living/healthcondiseases/communicable/novel-coronavirus/

C: NIH – Dr. Tony Fauci is the NIAID Director at NIH. He is the most respected person in the United States on this virus as well as other issues. He has been a public servant for many years under numerous administrations. 

https://www.niaid.nih.gov/diseases-conditions/coronaviruses

D: Surgeon General of the United States: Dr. Jerome Adams is considered a top expert in the United States and could help us identify other experts across the country. 

https://www.hhs.gov/about/leadership/jerome-adams/index.html

E: National Jewish Health – They have been recognized as the top pulmonary medical center in the United States for many years. The link below goes to their website for updates and information. 

https://www.nationaljewish.org/patients-visitors/patient-info/important-updates/infection-prevention-update-2019-novel-coronavirus

Also, here are some local coronavirus hotline numbers that you should know about.

  • St. Louis City Coronavirus Hotline is 314-657-1499
  • St. Louis County Health: 314-615-2660
  • Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services: 1-877-435-8411
  • Illinois hotline for general questions: 1-800-889-3931
  • Sangamon County Department of Public Health: 217-321-2606