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Posted On: February 25, 2020 by Community HealthCare System in: Community health news, News

The risk of Coronavirus Disease, or COVID-19, remains relatively low in Kansas according to the latest update from the Kansas Department of Health and Environment. Kansas has no confirmed cases and no persons under investigation for the virus. People don’t remain in one place in our world, though, so it’s important to know current guidance from the Centers for Disease Control, or CDC, on travel. CDC recommends that travelers avoid mainland China, South Korea, and reconsider cruise ship travel to or within Asia (not including Hong Kong, Macau, or the island of Taiwan). Country-specific travel health notices for coronavirus are available. Here is more information from the CDC: CDC does not currently recommend that the general public or travelers wear facemasks or respirators to prevent spread novel coronavirus if they are healthy. Although facemasks are commonly worn in many countries, little evidence supports their use in a community setting. People sick with respiratory
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