Coronavirus (COVID-19)

CoVID-19 Healthcare Hotlines:

White Pine County Live Healthcare Hotline: (775) 777-2507

White Pine County Hotline: 1 (866) 800-1262

William Bee Ririe Hospital CoVID-19 Update

Background Information

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and the State of Nevada is responding to an outbreak of respiratory disease caused by a novel (new) corona-virus that was first detected in China and which has now been detected in more than 100 locations internationally, including in the United States. The virus has been named “SARS-CoV-2” and the disease it causes has been named “corona-virus disease 2019” (abbreviated “COVID-19”). The International Health Regulations Emergency Committee of the World Health Organization declared the outbreak a “public health emergency of international concern external icon”. Health and Human Services has declared a public health emergency (PHE) for the United States to aid the nation’s healthcare community in responding to COVID-19 characterized as a pandemic.  

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