WATCH: Norfolk press conference on local efforts against COVID-19

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NORFOLK, Neb. (KCAU) – The City of Norfolk held a joint press conference with educational and community partners to update the community on local efforts regarding COVID-19 Monday.

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The City of Norfolk said in recognizing the importance of community members to be prepared and well-informed, the city posted a link to trusted sources on their homepage.

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The CDC said that most COVID-19 illnesses are mild, but about 16% of cases are serious. Older people or those with underlying health conditions are most at risk of developing a serious illness.

Symptoms for the virus include fever, cough and shortness of breath. They occur 2-14 days after exposure. Anyone that develops the symptoms and has been in contact with some who has the virus or has recently traveled from where the virus is widespread is asked to see a doctor.

To help prevent the spread, people are asked to do the following:

  • Wash their hands often
  • Avoid close contact
  • Stay home if sick
  • Cover coughs and sneezes
  • Clean and disinfect
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth

Below are various health organizations with information on COVID-19.

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