COVID-19, the novel coronavirus, has now been declared a global pandemic by the World Health Organization. In the U.S., the virus is a growing concern for federal and state governments, the public and health care providers. As providers are taking more precautions to prepare for possible outbreaks, they are facing more strain on their resources, such as shortages of personal protective equipment. In response, the government has begun taking action to alleviate shortages and directing more resources to hospitals and other public health providers. Find the latest updates in the Resources section [included].

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