What are the symptoms of COVID-19?
Coronavirus symptoms include, but are not limited to:
- Fever or chills
- Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
- Muscle or body aches
- New loss of taste or smell
- Sore throat
- Congestion or runny nose
- Nausea or vomiting
Symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure to the virus.
Who can get COVID-19?
Anyone can get COVID-19. Older adults and people who have severe underlying health conditions such as high blood pressure, obesity, heart or lung disease, diabetes, or asthma are at a higher risk for developing more serious complications from COVID-19 illness.
How can you stay healthy?
- Stay home except for essential needs and activities.
- Practice physical distancing by staying 6 feet away from people.
- Wear a face covering in public outings or when interacting with people you do not live with.
- When wearing a face covering it must cover your nose, mouth, and chin.
- Wash hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.
- Clean and disinfect frequently touched surfaces daily. If surfaces are dirty, clean them using detergent or soap and water prior to disinfection.
- Avoid touching eyes, nose or mouth.
- Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue or your elbow or a tissue. Wash hands afterwards.
- Avoiding social gatherings with people who do not live in your household.
- Stay home if you are sick.
- If you think you have COVID-19 or have been potentially exposed, get tested.
Please consult with your health care provider about additional steps you may be able to take to protect yourself and others.