What is COVID-19?
Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a respiratory illness that can spread from person to person. There are many types of human coronaviruses, including some that commonly cause mild upper-respiratory tract illnesses. COVID-19 is a new disease, caused by a novel (or new) coronavirus that has not previously been seen in humans. Current symptoms reported for patients with COVID-19 have included mild to severe respiratory illness with fever, cough, and difficulty breathing.
Information for UF Health patients and families about our hospitals and clinics.
Learn about the novel coronavirus and how it differs from the flu.
Learn how to reduce the spread of COVID-19 and how to lessen your chances for exposure.
Learn the common symptoms of COVID-19.
SARS-CoV-2 (the coronavirus that causes COVID-19) is a brand new virus that we’ve never seen before and no one has any immunity to it yet. From the current data, COVID-19 is more deadly than the flu.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, older adults may have a greater chance for serious illness from COVID-19. This guide can help you to plan and prepare for protecting yourself and your family and resources for managing your needs while sheltering in place.