What You Need to Know About the Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Learn what you must do to protect yourself from this fast-spreading virus. Also, most common symptoms, best ways to treat, and more.

Coronavirus: Check your symptoms

Use Buoy Assistant to figure out if you should seek care for COVID-19.

What Is It

Coronaviruses are very common. They are often the reason you get a cold or similar kind of upper respiratory infection (nose, throat, and voice box are all part of the upper respiratory system). This very contagious version of the coronavirus—called COVID-19—affects lower respiratory organs like the lungs.

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