CDC is responding to an outbreak of respiratory disease caused by a novel (new) coronavirus that was first detected in China and which has now been detected in locations internationally, including in the United States. The virus has been named “SARS-CoV-2” and the disease it causes has been named “coronavirus disease 2019” (abbreviated “COVID-19”). The Florida Department of Health is working closely with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to monitor the current outbreak of COVID-19 and is actively working to ensure that the most up-to-date CDC guidance is quickly and accurately disseminated to local partners. For more info and resource links, please go to Coronavirus. The Florida Department of Health’s dedicated call center for COVID-19 questions and concerns opened on March 2. It’s only operational on weekdays, Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. The phone number is 866-779-6121, or you can email COVIDfirstname.lastname@example.org.