Special Olympics Iowa is fully open and following the local authority regulations.
What is coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19)?
Coronavirus (COVID-19) is a lung illness that can spread from person to person. The virus that causes COVID-19 is a new coronavirus that was first discovered in Wuhan, China.
COVID-19: What You Need to Know
What are the symptoms of coronavirus (COVID-19)?
Patients with coronavirus (COVID-19) have a mild to severe respiratory illness with symptoms of:
- Shortness of breath
Most people with coronavirus (COVID-19) will have a mild illness, but some will get more sick and may need to be hospitalized. Seek medical advice if you develop symptoms, and have been in close contact with a person known to have coronavirus (COVID-19).
- Wash your hands often
- Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth
- Avoid contact with people who are sick
- Stay home if you don’t feel well
- Get plenty of sleep
- Prevention & Treatment
- We recommend you only gather information from reputable organizations, such as the CDC, WHO (World Health Organization), Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) and U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).