Recently, a new coronavirus—Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)—was detected in Wuhan, China. This novel coronavirus causes a respiratory (lung) infection.
For up-to-date information regarding the 2019 novel Coronavirus, please visit the DPH COVID-19 web site at www.mass.gov/2019coronavirus.
More detailed information and additional guidance is available from the CDC at www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov.
For questions, contact the DPH Bureau of Infectious Disease and Laboratory Sciences at (617) 983-6800.