COVID-19  (CORONAVIRUS) INFO

WATCH FOR SYMPTOMS

People with COVID-19 have had a wide range of symptoms reported – ranging from mild symptoms to severe illness. These symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure to the virus:

*Fever
*Cough
*Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
*Chills
*Repeated shaking with chills
*Muscle pain
*Headache
*Sore throat
*New loss of taste or smell

                WHEN TO SEEK MEDICAL ATTENTION

                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.


                Call 911 if you have a medical emergency: Notify the operator that you have, or think you might have, COVID-19. If possible, put on a cloth face covering before medical help arrives.


                EVERYONE SHOULD

                CLEAN YOUR HANDS OFTEN

                * Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds especially after you have been 
                   in 
                a public place, or after blowing your nose, coughing, or sneezing.
                * If soap and water are not readily available, use a hand sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol. 

                * Cover all surfaces of your hands and rub them together until they feel dry.

                * Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands.


                AVOID CLOSE CONTACT

                * Avoid close contact with people who are sick
                * Stay home as much as possible.
                * Put distance between yourself and other people.
                * Remember that some people without symptoms may be able to spread virus.
                * Keeping distance from others is especially important for people who are at higher risk of getting

                   very sick.


                COVER YOUR MOUTH & NOSE WITH CLOTH FACE COVER WHEN AROUND OTHERS

                * You could spread COVID-19 to others even if you do not feel sick.
                * Everyone should wear a cloth face cover when they have to go out in public, for example to the

                   grocery store or to pick up other necessities.

                * Cloth face coverings should not be placed on young children under age 2, anyone who has trouble

                   breathing, or is  unconscious, incapacitated or otherwise unable to remove the mask without

                   assistance.

                * The cloth face cover is meant to protect other people in case you are infected.
                * Do NOT use a facemask meant for a healthcare worker.
                * Continue to keep about 6 feet between yourself and others. The cloth face cover is not a substitute

                   for social distancing.


                CLEAN AND DISINFECT

                * Clean AND disinfect frequently touched surfaces daily. This includes tables, doorknobs, light

                   switches, countertops, handles, desks, phones, keyboards, toilets, faucets, and sinks.

                * If surfaces are dirty, clean them. Use detergent or soap and water prior to disinfection.
                * Then, use a household disinfectant. Most common EPA-registered household disinfectantexternal

                   icon will work.


                Visit https://www.cdc.gov for additional details, guidelines, symptoms, safety, protection, and testing.


                Source: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/symptoms-testing/symptoms.html


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