Coronavirus: Frequently Asked Questions

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) is closely monitoring the novel coronavirus outbreak.

What you should know about COVID-19

The Texas Department of Health and Human Services (DSHS) also has a COVID-19 webpage with information for the public, travelers, healthcare professionals, public health partners and others.

An English version of a Health Alert information card is now being provided by the CDC to travelers from Wuhan, China. A flier with the same information is also available.

Tarrant County Public Health’s Emergency Preparedness staff is working closely with the CDC and Texas Department of State Health Services to get the latest updates on this evolving situation.

Symptoms are similar to the flu and include runny nose, headache, cough, sore throat, fever and a general feeling of being unwell. This is more common in people with cardiopulmonary disease, people with weakened immune systems. For more information, please visit

For more information on COVID-19 and resources contact 211.