CDC Recommendations

Recommendations from the CDC

Updated March 18, 2020

CDC Expands Recommendations to reduce Spread of COVID-19

The City of Duvall Emergency Management Team continues to monitor the local risk of COVID-19 and works with local and regional agencies to stay informed and up to date on a daily basis.

Publications are coming out every day from many agencies including King County, Public Health - Seattle & King County, The Washington State Department of Health, the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC), and others.

The CDC published expanded recommendations to reduce the spread of COVID-19.

The goals for using mitigation strategies at this time are to protect:

  • Individuals at risk for severe illness, including persons of any age with underlying health conditions including immune suppression and especially seniors with underlying health conditions.
  • The healthcare workforce and critical infrastructure work forces.

Individuals, communities, businesses, and healthcare organizations are all a part of a community mitigation strategy.

The full recommendation document includes strategies for:

  • Every individual and family at home
  • Every school and childcare facility
  • Every assisted living facility, senior living facility, and adult day programs
  • Every workplace
  • Every community and faith-based organization
  • Healthcare settings and providers, including inpatient and out patient
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