What is Coronavirus, or COVID-19?
It is a novel (new) coronavirus first identified in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China. Chinese authorities identified the new coronavirus, which has resulted in hundreds of confirmed cases in China, including cases outside Wuhan, with additional cases being identified in a growing number of countries internationally. The first case in the United States was announced on January 21, 2020. This is an ongoing investigation and information is changing rapidly. For the most up-to-date information, visit the Centers for Disease Control's website: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html
The Kansas Department of Health and Environment has created a Fact Sheet: COVID-19 (2019 Novel Coronavirus) Fact Sheet which is available on their COVID-19 Resource Center.
The Butler County Health Department has a resource page as well: https://www.bucoks.com/760/COVID-19-Resource-Page
There is also a comic that can help explain the virus to children: https://www.npr.org/sections/goatsandsoda/2020/02/28/809580453/just-for-kids-a-comic-exploring-the-new-coronavirus