Monitoring the 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) and protecting yourself
Feb 04, 2020
Midlands Technical College (MTC) officials are actively monitoring the developments surrounding the outbreak of a novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) first identified in the city of Wuhan, China. Cases have been confirmed in several other countries, including the United States. At this time, according to South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC), no cases have been identified in South Carolina.
MTC is in contact with DHEC, which is the public health agency taking the lead in South Carolina. As part of DHEC's outreach efforts, it has compiled several helpful resource materials.
See the links below to learn more about the Corona Virus, how it spreads, and how you can protect yourself.
- Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) and You (pdf)
- 2019-nCoV Quick Facts
- How is coronavirus spread?
- What are the symptoms?
- Who is at risk?
- How is it prevented?
- Gov. Henry McMaster Convenes Public Health Emergency Plan Committee to Discuss 2019 Novel Coronavirus
- DHEC Statement on 2019 Novel Coronavirus Preparations and Activities in S.C.
As DHEC learns more about this virus, it will continue to update its website at scdhec.gov/2019CoronaVirus.
Midlands Technical College will stay in close contact with DHEC, and MTC will communicate future developments as needed via email and on our website at www.midlandstech.edu/news.