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CovidLINK is Maryland’s hub for information about COVID-19. We can better understand disease transmission, prevent new infections, and help slow the spread of COVID-19 when we work together.

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Important info about COVID-19

What is COVID-19?

COVID-19 is a disease caused by a respiratory virus first identified in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China in December 2019. COVID-19 is a new virus that hasn’t caused illness in humans before. Worldwide, COVID-19 has resulted in millions of human infections, causing illness and in some cases death. Cases have spread throughout the world, with more cases reported daily.

What are the symptoms of COVID-19?

Symptoms, or combinations of symptoms, that may appear 2 – 14 days after exposure include:

  • Fever or chills
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
  • Fatigue
  • Muscle or body aches
  • Headache
  • New loss of taste or smell
  • Sore throat
  • Congestion or runny nose
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Diarrhea

How is COVID-19 spread?

  • Between people who are in close contact with one another (within about 6 feet)
  • Through respiratory droplets produced when an infected person coughs, sneezes or talks
  • These droplets can land in the mouths or noses of people who are nearby or possibly be inhaled into the lungs
  • Some people without symptoms may be able to spread the virus

The best way to prevent illness is to avoid being exposed to COVID-19.

When is the enrollment period for the Maryland Health Benefit Exchange?

Open Enrollment has been extended until December 15, 2020. Enroll in a health plan and get coverage until the end of 2021.

Newly Diagnosed?

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Finding out you have coronavirus can cause fear, but we have resources that can help.

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Slow the spread


If you have recovered or are recovering from COVID-19, you can connect with others who have been through the same experience on CovidCONNECT.

CovidCONNECT is a free platform where you can share your recovery story, learn about research opportunities, find mental health resources and more. Register to participate today.

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