2019 Novel Coronavirus
LSU Health New Orleans has been closely monitoring an outbreak of respiratory disease caused by a new coronavirus known as the 2019 Novel Coronavirus. The outbreak began in Wuhan, China and has been spreading throughout the world. The World Health Organization declared the outbreak a Public Health Emergency of International Concern, and the U. S. government declared a Public Health Emergency for 2019 Novel Coronavirus.
LSU Health New Orleans has developed policies and procedures for its campuses and clinics.
As part of its educational and outreach missions, LSU Health New Orleans has established a repository of educational resources with the latest information and guidance from authoritative, credible sources.
This is an emerging, rapidly evolving situation and information will be updated as more is learned.