Coordinate clear, accurate, and timely messaging

Follow CDC Crisis Emergency Risk Communication Guidance (CERC): Be first, Be right, Be credible, Express empathy, Promote action, Show respect. Honesty, timeliness, and scientific evidence encourage the public to trust your information and guidance. Share information about the signs and symptoms of disease, who is at risk, treatment and care options, and when to seek medical care. In an infectious disease outbreak, public understanding of and action on disease prevention is key to stopping the spread. Utilize local and regional health department contacts and resources. Keywords: directory

SNOMED_CT Problem=191415002 (PB0050); SNOMED_CT Cat-Tar=410216003 (CG0003, TG0010)

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