Press Release from Butler County Emergency Services regarding COVID-19:
Please monitor reliable sources of information regarding COVID-19 including but not limited to the following links:
If you have questions regarding COVID-19, please contact the Pennsylvania Department of Health at 1-877-PA-Health or you can call 2-1-1 for any food or non-emergency needs.
For Pennsylvania Services available during the COVID-19 Coronavirus Pandemic (Including Unemployment, Food & More):
Pennsylvania School Guidance/Answers to Common Questions
Pennsylvania Department of Aging / COVID-19 Provider Guidance
Points to remember
It is an airborne virus that is spread by humans just like a flu or cold virus. Close personal contact, coughing, sneezing, touching, shaking hands or touching infected surfaces are all ways it is spread.
Symptoms include: Fever, Cough and Shortness of Breath and can appear in as few as 2 days to as long as 14 days. If you have ANY of these symptoms, contact your healthcare provider immediately.
Things you can do:
Cover any sneezes or coughs with your elbow. Try not to use your hands.
Clean surfaces frequently.
Wash hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. Use alcohol based sanitizer if soap and water are not available.
Avoid large gatherings.