Let's Stop Corona Virus-Penn Branch
Let's Stop Corona Virus-Penn Branch

DC Government’s Response to Coronavirus (COVID-19)


Keep up to date on the latest information regarding coronavirus (COVID-19) within DC by going to this website. Public health authorities are learning more about the COVID-19 every day, but answers to frequently asked questions with the most up to date information will be available at https://coronavirus.dc.gov/. DC Health authorities will continue to update this information and website as they learn more.

Recommended Ways to Protect Yourself:

  • Wash hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. An alcohol-based hand sanitizer can be used if soap and water are not available
  • Avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth with unwashed hands
  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick
  • Stay home when feeling sick
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in a trash
  • Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces

Read the Mayor’s Order on District Government Preparations for the Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Preventing COVID-19 spread in Communities

COVID-19 Resources for Households 

Recent Press Releases:

03/02/2020  Mayor Bowser to Hold Briefing on the District’s Coronavirus Monitoring, Preparation, and Response
03/01/2020  Mayor Bowser Issues Executive Order for District’s Coronavirus Response
02/27/2020  DC Health Department Confirms No Coronavirus Cases in DC


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