This is a rapidly-evolving situation and updated information will be provided as it becomes available. This page was last updated on 5/31/2020.
The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has expanded its list of possible symptoms of COVID-19, ranging from mild to severe. They are fever, cough, shortness of breath or difficulty breathing, chills, repeated shaking with chills, muscle pain, headache, sore throat, and new loss of taste or smell.
Have you been contacted by Public Health about potential coronavirus exposure? Learn more about contact tracing and what you can do to help stop the spread.
If you feel sick, consult your healthcare provider or call the Public Health hotline at 980-314-9400,
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If you believe you have come into contact with someone who has been diagnosed with COVID-19 (2019 Novel Coronavirus) here is how you can determine your risk of contracting the virus.
COVID-19 is a respiratory illness and everyone is at risk of infection. Individuals with a higher risk of getting very sick from COVID-19 include:
Not everyone needs to be tested.
Public Health will continue to work with our partners to ensure COVID-19 screening and testing are available to all who need it in our community, regardless of insurance coverage.
Talk with your healthcare provider or call the Public Health hotline 980-314-9400, Option 1 to speak with a community provider. Call before visiting a medical office.
Most people who get COVID-19 will recover without needing medical care. But it's important to monitor your symptoms. Common symptoms include:
Seek medical attention immediately if you develop
emergency warning signs.
If you have been diagnosed with COVID-19 or believe you may have the infection,
isolate yourself and avoid contact with others. You can leave home when you answer YES to ALL three questions:
Frequently Asked Questions or call the Public Health hotline at
980-314-9400.Hotline is available Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. and Saturday-Sunday, 10 a.m.- 2 p.m.
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