Guidance for Businesses and Employers to Plan and Respond to Coronavirus Disease 2019

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)Information for Specific Groups

Interim Guidance for Businesses and Employers to Plan and Respond to Coronavirus Disease 2019

This interim guidance is based on what is currently known about the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will update this interim guidance as needed and as additional information becomes available.

CDC is working across the Department of Health and Human Services and across the U.S. government in the public health response to COVID-19. Much is unknown about how the virus that causes COVID-19 spreads. Current knowledge is largely based on what is known about similar coronaviruses.

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) recommendations and resources for Utah

The 2019–20 coronavirus outbreak is an ongoing outbreak of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), in Wuhan, China.  It is spread during coughing or sneezing. Symptoms may include fever, cough, and breathing difficulties, loss of appetite (84%) digestive issues (50%) such as diarrhea (29%). Hand washing, maintaining distance from people who are coughing, and avoiding touching one's face are recommended to prevent the disease. 

Hospitalizations in US

March 18, 2020 source

  •   1% age 0-19
  • 20% age 20-44
  • 18% age 45-54
  • 17% age 55-64
  • 26% age 65-84
  •   9% age 85+

How do I prevent it?

The CDC has some simple recommendations, most of which are the same for preventing other respiratory illnesses or the flu:

Install Drupal 7 with Drush and composer

Drush is a command line shell and Unix scripting interface that automates may administration tasks for Drupal.  The new drush version 4 adds commands.  You can read the documentation to explain more.  There is also the web site at Look for examples at:<drush path>/examples/ 

Overview of steps

  1. Install Composer
  2. Add composer's bin directory to the system path by placing export PATH="$HOME/.composer/vendor/bin:$PATH" into your ~/.bash_profile (Mac OS users) or into your ~/.bashrc (Linux users).
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  4. Verify that Drush works: drush status

1. To install Composer on Centos, Red hat or Fedora

Follow the instructions put together by idroot

Step 1. First let’s start by ensuring your system is up-to-date.


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How to optimize my Drupal database?

The easiest way is to install the DB Maintenance module. Information on how to install a Drupal module is available in our Drupal tutorial.

After the module is installed and activated, you can access it from your Drupal admin area >  Administer > Site configuration > DB maintenance. Select the tables which you wish to optimize and click Optimize now.