All persons should self-monitor for signs and symptoms of COVID-19 which include:
- Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
- Repeated shaking with chills
- Muscle Pain
- Sore Throat
- New loss of taste or smell.
If you are sick and think you may have COVID-19, please stay home call your healthcare provider. Many area providers are testing for COVID-19.
Older adults and people who have severe underlying medical conditions like heart or lung disease or diabetes seem to be at higher risk for developing more serious complications from COVID-19.
If you develop emergency warning signs for COVID-19, you should 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.
If you have a medical emergency, call 911. 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. If you are going to the hospital via your own transport, please call your local hospital before arriving.