Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID‑19)
Maine CDC is responding to the COVID‑19 pandemic, caused by a novel (new) coronavirus.
We urge Maine people to practice good hand hygiene, cover coughs and sneezes, and stay home as much as possible.
Quick Links to Maine CDC COVID-19 Information
Long Term Care Facilities and Congregate Living
Communities, Schools and Workplaces
Take Every Precaution
Take simple steps to reduce the spread of COVID-19, such as:
- Wear cloth face coverings in public settings where physical distancing is hard to maintain
- Wash your hands frequently with soap and water for at least 20 seconds
- Avoid close contact with people who are sick
- Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands
- Stay home as much
Know the Symptoms
Symptoms of COVID-19 include:
- Shortness of breath or
- Repeated shaking with chills
- Muscle or body aches
- Sore throat
- New loss of taste or smell
- Congestion or runny nose
- Nausea or vomiting
Seek Medical Care if Needed
If you are concerned you have been exposed to COVID-19, call your healthcare provider, who will determine whether you should be tested. Decisions to test are left to the clinical judgment of your
If you do not have a primary care provider, you can visit an urgent care or walk-in facility for care and testing. Always call before you arrive to let them know you are coming.
Additional COVID-19 Resources
Governor Mills' COVID-19 Website
Read Governor Mills' press releases, executive orders and find out ways to help.
Resources in Multiple Languages
Download tipsheets in Acoli | عربي| English | Français | Kreyòl Ayisyen | ខ្មែរ | Ikirundi | Lingala | Português | Soomaali | Español | Kiswahili | Tiếng Việt
Restarting Maine's Economy
Learn about the different stages of reopening, the guiding principles and industry-specific checklists to safely open your business.
U.S. CDC COVID-19
Find more information about COVID-19 on U.S. CDC's website.
Latest News Conference
Maine CDC has a new media briefing schedule. Maine CDC will host a media briefing at 2:00 PM every Tuesday and Thursday. If the time changes, we will update this statement with a new time.
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