Video: What is quarantine? Dr. Coule shares the facts

The terms “isolation” and “quarantine” are often used synonymously, but they are two different concepts. Dr. Phillip Coule, vice president and chief medical officer for the Augusta University Health System, gives insight on what it means to be quarantined.

Read the latest news and hear from our experts about the emerging public health concern of novel coronavirus COVID-19 on our dedicated resource page. Here you will find guidance on how to protect yourself, news from around the community and links to resources from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and those managing the situation here in the US.

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Danielle Harris is Senior Media Relations Coordinator at Augusta University. Contact her to schedule an interview on this topic or with one of our experts at 706-721-7511 or

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