Coronavirus COVID-19 Information

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Now that there are cases of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the U.S., it is important to stay informed of the lastest information. Below are the best sources we have found for information on COVID-19, and the important steps you can take to help prevent the spread of this disease within the local community.

Housing Assistance

To apply for rental/mortgage Housing Assistance related to COVID-19, please visit housing.osceola.org

Stay Up-to-Date on COVID-19

World Health Organization

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for situation updates and Coronavirus disease information

Florida Health for the best and most up-to-date information and guidance regarding COVID-19 in Florida.

libraryIQ for COVID-19 resources and information for small businesses. 

Newsbank for news and information about coronavirus COVID-19. (Accessible for free with your Library card number)

What You Need to Know About the Coronavirus (COVID-19) PDF

Information about what the disease is, how it spreads, symptoms, severe complications, what to do if you have COVID-19, and what to do if you recently traveled from an area with ongoing spread of COVID-19, and more.

Stop the Spread of Germs - Click here for a PDF

  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth
  • Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces
  • Stay home when you are sick, except to get medical care
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds

COVID-19 Testing: doineedacovid19test.com

If You Are Sick with Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) or Suspect You Might Be Infected - Click here for a PDF with more information

  • Stay home except to get medical care
  • Separate yourself from other people and animals in your home
  • Call ahead before visiting your doctor
  • Wear a facemask
  • Cover your coughs and sneezes
  • Avoid sharing personal household items
  • Clean your hands often
  • Clean all "high-touch" surfaces every day
  • Monitor your symptoms
  • Consult healthcare providers and state and local health departments before discontinuing home isolation