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Feb 3 2020

NC DHHS orders mandatory reporting of suspected coronavirus, releases clinical guidance

The NC Department of Health and Human Services on Monday issued a temporary order requiring clinicians to report suspected or confirmed cases of 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV)to the local health director in their county or district.

NCDHHS also released updated clinical guidance to provide NC clinicians with the latest information on the illness, which began with an outbreak of pneumonia of unknown etiology in Wuhan City.

Read the Feb. 3 guidance

Read the Feb. 3 temporary order

Information about 2019-nCoV is rapidly evolving. For the most current information, visit the CDC’s 2019 Novel coronavirus page and NC DHHS’s 2019-nCoV page.