On January 26, 2020, California's first case of COVID-19 was reported. Since then, the state has been trying to contain the spread of the disease, while also supporting residents affected by the measures taken. This guide will direct users to resources various California agencies and Governor Gavin Newsom introduced during the pandemic.
Wondering how you can safely help you community during the COVID-19 pandemic? California Volunteers can guide you. Volunteer ideas include:
Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) is the official name of the virus that causes the coronavirus disease (Covid-19).
The World Health Organization (WHO) has more information on how the names were developed, as well as why the virus has a different name from the disease.