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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:

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


                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 
                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.


                * 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


                * 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 for additional details, guidelines, symptoms, safety, protection, and testing.


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