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Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Guide

This guide is a resource for locating quality information regarding COVID-19. It is not intended as a source for medical care or advice, nor is it an official communication platform for the University of Utah.

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What is COVID-19?

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COVID-19 is the name for a widespread disease first identified in 2019. The name is a contraction: COrona VIrus Disease 2019 = COVID-19.

COVID-19 is also often referred to as "Coronavirus" or "Novel coronavirus."

The virus which causes COVID-19 is SARS-CoV-2.


University of Utah Updates and Information

For current information regarding the University of Utah's response to COVID-19, please visit 

Coronavirus: COVID-19 Information and Updates.

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