[The following information came from the office of County Councilmember Tom Dernoga (District 1)]

The recent update on the coronavirus from the Center for Disease Control (CDC) is causing concern throughout the Country, and those concerns are valid. The CDC and Prince George’s County Health Department are closely monitoring the outbreak of the coronavirus. The outbreak first started in Wuhan, China, but cases have been identified in other international locations, including the United States.

The County Council sitting as the Board of Health has planned a briefing on the coronavirus for March 24th, 2020 at 1:30 PM, watch here.

The Health Department is working to ensure Prince George’s County residents are informed about coronavirus and any important updates. Please continue to monitor the department’s dedicated coronavirus website as well as CDC’s coronavirus website, and the Maryland Department of Health’s coronavirus website.