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Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19)

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.
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Watch for symptoms

Reported illnesses have ranged from mild symptoms to severe illness and death for confirmed coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases. The following symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure.*
  • Fever
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath
*This is based on what has been seen previously as the incubation period of MERS-CoV viruses.
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If you develop emergency warning signs for COVID-19 get medical attention immediately. Emergency warning signs include*:
  • Difficulty breathing or shortness of breath
  • 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.

Downloadable Documents

Stop the spread of germs

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What to do if you are sick

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10 Ways To Manage

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What To Do If You Are Sick

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CDC Website

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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