Keep yourself informed about COVID-19 and the current understanding about the virus, and how to protect yourself from it.
How to safely wear a face mask
Wearing a face mask is an essential part of protecting yourself and others from the virus. Learn how to properly and safely wear a face mask.
Self-quarantine vs self-isolation
What's the difference between the terms self-quarantine and self-isolation? This guide will help you understand the differences and how you can help yourself and those you love. You can review the complete guide or jump directly to topics that might interest you:
- What is the difference between self-quarantine and self-isolation?
- What do I do if I am or a member of my household is in self-quarantine or self isolation?
- Important tips for both self-quarantine and self-isolation
- Ending self-quarantine or self-isolation
- Temperature and symptom log (PDF)
Pregnancy and breast milk
For women who are pregnant or nursing, COVID-19 brings lots of questions unique to this experience. Our FAQ will help address these questions and concerns.
- Learn how COVID-19 affects pregnant women
- Understand how breastfeeding or breast milk may be affected by COVID-19
Additional questions and references
The following resources are provided to assist our community in locating information and resources about COVID-19.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) offers leading information about the U.S. response and guidance centered on COVID-19. Topics include:
- Symptoms & Testing
- If you are at higher risk
- If you are sick
- Travel guidance
- Cases and latest updates throughout the U.S.
Children's Hospital at Dartmouth-Hitchcock (CHaD)
Situation maps are available from many resources. We recommend the World Health Organization situation or Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Center status map:
National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health
The National Cancer Institute (NCI) offers guidance on your risk of coronavirus infection and precautions if you are being treated for cancer.
Information in other languages
The Information in Other Languages page provides resources for non-English speaking or Limited English Proficient (LEP) community members, and American Sign Language (ASL) users.
State Department of Health
Please reference the State Department of Health for the state in which you reside for the latest local/state related information.
- Information about COVID-19
- COVID-19 Vaccine Updates
- D-HH is Open, Safe and Here for You
- Visitors to D-H Facilities
- Stay Strong. Masks On.
- COVID-19 Testing Information
- Webinars & Podcasts
- Educational Information
- Supporting Your Community
- Recent News Updates
- Information in Other Languages