This training provides information for workers and employers about the evolving coronavirus outbreak first identified in Wuhan City, Hubei Province, China. The information includes guidance and resources for preventing exposures to, and infection with, the novel coronavirus—now officially named COVID-19.

According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Chinese authorities identified the new coronavirus, which has resulted in confirmed human infections in China and a growing number of other countries, including the United States. Infected patients have also spread the virus to healthcare workers.

There is no evidence of widespread transmission of COVID-19 in the United States at this time. Without sustained human-to-human transmission, most American workers are not at significant risk of infection. Exposure risk may be elevated for some workers who interact with potentially infected travelers from abroad, including those involved in:

Airline operations
Border protection
Solid waste and wastewater management
Travel to areas, including parts of China, where the virus is spreading


  • What is the Corona Virus?
  • How Does COVID-19 Spread?
  • Signs and Symptoms
  • Basic Protective Measures
  • When and How to Use a Mask
  • Practice Food Safety
  • Myths
  • Hand Dryer Myth
  • UV Lamp Myth
  • Effectiveness of Thermal Scanners
  • Alcohol / Chlorine Myth
  • Receiving Packages From China (Online Shopping)
  • Can Pets Spread COVID-19
  • Vaccine Myth
  • Virus Only Affects the Young / Elderly Myth
  • Antibiotics Myth
  • Is there medicine for the COVID-19?
  • Guidance for Traveling Employees
  • COVID-19 Virus Test
  • Coronavirus Disease 2019 Information for Travel


All units must be completed