What you need to know about the COVID-19 outbreak

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As the number of COVID-19 cases surges, terms such as “social distancing,” “quarantine” and “isolation” are being used more frequently in the media.

What do they mean, and how might they apply to families and communities?

Dr. Phillip Coule, vice president and chief medical officer for the Augusta University Health System, clarifies these concepts in the video links below, and media are encouraged to share this information with their viewers.

To schedule an interview with Dr. Coule, call 706-522-3023 or email the media relations team.  Read the latest news on COVID-19 on our dedicated resource page

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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 deharris1@augusta.edu.

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