COVID-19 Facts & Resources

Info from OSHA and updated every Monday

OSHA QUICK FACTS

  • Existing OSHA standards apply to protecting workers from the novel coronavirus, COVID-19.
  • Signs and symptoms of infection with COVID-19 include fever, cough, and shortness of breath.
  • Some people who get the COVID-19 may experience only mild illness. However, the virus can also cause severe respiratory disease and death.
  • The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) believes at this time that symptoms of COVID-19 may appear in as few as 2 days or as long as 14 days after exposure to the virus.
  • COVID-19 cases in the United States include cases among travelers, cases among close contacts of a known case, and community-acquired cases where the source of the infection is unknown.
  • As of March 19, 2020, the U.S. Department of State advises U.S. citizens to avoid all international travel due to the global impact of COVID-19. CDC and the U.S. Department of State provide the latest information for travelers.

ND SPECIFIC  RESOURCES

NDResponse.gov 

ND Department of Health

ND Office of the Governor

Your Local Public Health

ADDITIONAL TRUSTED AGENCIES FOR COVID-19 UDPATES

  • World Health Organization
    www.who.int
    www.facebook.com/who
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
    www.cdc.gov
    www.facebook.com/cdc

MENTAL HEALTH RESOURCES

  • ND Division of Behavioral Health and Human Services
    www.behavioralhealth.nd.gov
    https://www.facebook.com/ndbhd/
  • Recovery Talk – 1-844-44TALK2
    Talk with a trained peer support specialist in ND with lived experience in addiction to chat and receive support.
  • Disaster Distress Helpline – 1-800-985-5990
    Provides crisis counseling and support to people experiencing emotional distress related to natural or human-caused disasters.