Dear Community Partners and Stakeholders:
The City of Beverly Hills is closely monitoring the current outbreak of Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) that originated in China in December 2019. Currently, there is no known threat of Novel Coronavirus to Beverly Hills. The City is working to ensure the continued health and safety of our community.
Attached are two FAQs about Novel Coronavirus from:
Here are some tips for practicing good hygiene and staying healthy:
· Keep touchpoints clean – these are places that many people touch; such as door handles, counters, phones, keyboards, remote controls, etc.
· Wash your hands – wash many times during the day, for at least 20 seconds. If you can’t wash your hands, use hand sanitizer. https://www.cdc.gov/handwashing/when-how-handwashing.html
· Maintain good personal hygiene and avoid touching your face.
· Avoid contact with people who are sick or if you feel sick stay home. Also, consider reducing unnecessary close contact with others by avoiding handshakes or hugs.
· City of Beverly Hills Novel Coronavirus page: http://www.beverlyhills.org/novelcoronavirus
· Center for Disease Control and Prevention Novel Coronavirus page: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html
· Before travelling, please visit the Department of State travel advisory page: http://beverlyhills.org/traveladvisory
· Please call 211, the LA County hotline, for any health and human services needs. https://www.211la.org/
· Sign up for City of Beverly Hills emergency notifications. Text BEVHILLS and BEVHILLSPD to 888777 or visit http://www.beverlyhills.org/emergencynotification
Whether safeguarding against Novel Coronavirus or influenza, we hope you practice these tips at home and in your workplace.
Use this as an opportunity for overall emergency preparedness related to your homes and businesses. More preparedness information can be found here: http://www.beverlyhills.org/emergencypreparedness/
Posted by City of Beverly Hills March 4, 2020