Skip to comments.Gov. Wolf, state health department preparing for spread of coronavirus (Pennsylvania)
Posted on 02/27/2020 5:46:14 PM PST by Tolerance Sucks Rocks
No one has tested positive for the new coronavirus in Pennsylvania, but the states health secretary said Wednesday preparations are underway to deal with the very serious health issue.
Since the start of this outbreak, weve taken a proactive approach to prepare and carefully monitor the health and safety of Pennsylvanians that were returning from China, Department of Health Secretary Rachel Levine said at a Capitol press conference. It is critical now that we be prepared for the possibility of community spread of COVID-19.
There are more than 80,000 confirmed cases of COVID-19 worldwide, according to the World Health Organization. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention expects that number to rise and is urging the public to act to prevent the spread of the virus, which has caused 2,700 deaths worldwide but none so far in the U.S. The CDCs website says at least 14 cases have been diagnosed in the U.S. as of Tuesday.
We are asking the American public to work with us to prepare in the expectation that this could be bad, Nancy Messonnier, director of the CDCs National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, said Tuesday.
The Wolf administration has activated the Department of Healths enhanced response coordination, is monitoring symptoms of those who have recently traveled to China, is educating businesses and schools and has updated the flu plan for coronavirus, according to a Wednesday statement.
Wendell Hissrich, Pittsburgh public safety director, recently said the citys police, fire, EMS and Animal Care & Control officials also are preparing response methods to an outbreak. Emergency officials are being trained to identify signs and symptoms and then act accordingly, according to Pittsburgh police spokesman Chris Togneri.
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When Nancy speaks, Dem Gov Wolf listens!
Gov. Wolf, the jagoff who declared our Commonwealth an open borders sanctuary state?
a virus is a virus....its going to spread....there is no preventing it except to tell people to just stay home especially if they feel under the weather....
but just in case, bought extra water,ramen,soup today....
Notice how every rat is doing everything they can to create as much panic and hysteria as possible.
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