Coronavirus Prevention and Symptoms
03/10/2020

What you need to know about the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

 

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Help prevent the spread of respiratory diseases, like Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

  • Avoiding close contact with people who are sick.
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth.
  • Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces.
  • Stay home when your sick, except to get medical care.
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.

 

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Symptoms of Coronavirus Disease 2019

Patients with COVID-19 have experienced mild to severe respiratory illness.

Symptoms can include fever, cough and shortness of breath. Symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure.

If you have been in China or in close contact with someone with confirmed COVID-19 in the past two weeks and develop symptoms, call your doctor.

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For more information click here to visit the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) website.