COVID-19 Symptoms

What are the symptoms? 

Symptoms include: 

  • Fever of 100.4 degrees or higher; 
  • Cough; 
  • and/or difficulty breathing; 
  • and have been in close contact with a person known to have COVID-19 
  • or have recently traveled from an area with ongoing spread of COVID-19 

WHEN SHOULD I CALL MY DOCTOR? 

You should call your doctor if you have any of the symptoms: fever, cough, and difficulty breathing. 

What should I do if I have symptoms? 

Stay home and call your health care provider if: 

  • You have been in contact with a person known to have COVID-19 
  • You have recently traveled and returned from an area with ongoing spread of COVID-19 

What should I do if I have the symptoms but do not have health insurance?   

If you have the symptoms AND have been exposed to coronavirus, you can be assessed by an Office of Public Health Disease Intervention Specialist to see if you qualify for testing through the State Bureau of Laboratories (BOL).   

What is the temperature of the fever that I should be concerned about?   

100.4 degrees F oral temperature or above.


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