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Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)- Symptoms

Submitted by CCPH on March 23, 2020 at 3:23pm.
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Cornavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Symptoms

Call your doctor: If you think you have been exposed to COVID-19 and develop a fever and symptoms, such as cough or difficulty breathing, call your healthcare provider for medical advice.

Watch for symptoms

Reported illnesses have ranged from mild symptoms to severe illness and death for confirmed coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases.

These symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure (based on the incubation period of MERS-CoV viruses).

  • Fever
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath

If you develop emergency warning signs for COVID-19 get medical attention immediately. Emergency warning signs include*:

  • Trouble breathing
  • Persistent pain or pressure in the chest
  • New confusion or inability to arouse
  • Bluish lips or face

*This list is not all inclusive. Please consult your medical provider for any other symptoms that are severe or concerning.

To obtain more information about the symptoms to look out for, click HERE.

More information abouot how to protect yourself, click HERE.

For mroe information on what to od if you are sick, click HERE.

 

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