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Posted on Mar 4th, 2020
Center of Disease Control
Corona Virus Disease-19 designated as COVID-19 Information:
Dear HPMA Resident,
Based on rapidly evolving information from the Center of Disease Control (CDC), WA State Department of Health, King County Public Health & Evergreen Hospital, there are known reported deaths from the Corona Virus -- The BOD believe the following information may be helpful to HPMA residents.
COVID-19 is a contagious viral infection that usually causes mild to moderate respiratory symptoms in many people
COVID-19 however can be very severe in vulnerable populations:
The CDC "vulnerable population" definitions apply to many of our HPMA residents.
However, the Depart of Health has suggested that persons in the more vulnerable category may need to consider:
Please see handouts regarding when to use an N-95 mask
Attached are 4 references from the CDC that may be helpful in your mitigation measures.
We encourage you to update these references as the situation evolves.