COVID-19 cases continue to increase across the United States, with 359,835 new cases reported in the last week. As of October 14, the 7-day moving average of COVID-19 cases nationwide was 50,181, compared to 43,852 in the previous 7 days. That represents a 14% increase in new cases. Learn more about COVID-19 trends:

Take steps now to prepare for a future outbreak in your community and slow the spread:
– Take extra steps to protect older adults and people with chronic conditions
– Make a household plan for possible changes to your work schedule
– Stay home when sick
– Cover your coughs and sneezes
– Wash your hands frequently with soap and water, wear a mask that covers your nose and mouth, and stay 6 feet from others