The Hunterdon County Health Department has announced that while the immediate health risk from the Wuhan Novel Coronavirus to the general public in the United States is considered low at this time, the Department is following the evolving outbreak of the virus, is prepared to investigate any reported cases of Coronavirus in the County, and is sharing guidance to the County’s medical providers, based recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control.

The Department has been advised by the State Health Department that New Jersey has no confirmed case reports of Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) at this time.

Based on current information regarding 2019-nCoV disease transmission, individuals at risk for developing infection are those with a history of travel to Wuhan, China or those who have direct contact with someone with Coronavirus.