When and how to notify providers

People have had a wide range of symptoms reported – ranging from mild symptoms to severe illness. Symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure to the virus. People with these symptoms or combinations of symptoms may have the illness: Cough, Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing; Or at least two of these symptoms: Fever, Chills, Repeated shaking with chills, Muscle pain, Headache, Sore throat.  Children have similar symptoms to adults and generally have mild illness. This list is not all inclusive. Please consult your medical provider for any other symptoms that are severe or concerning to you. If you have a fever, cough and difficulty breathing, seek medical attention, but call by telephone in advance if possible and follow the directions of your local health authority. If you develop emergency warning signs get medical attention immediately. Emergency warning signs include trouble breathing, persistent pain or pressure in the chest, new confusion or inability to arouse, or bluish lips or face. Call the emergency number (e.g. 911) if you have a medical emergency: Notify the operator that you have, or think you might have, viral respiratory disease. If possible, put on a cloth face covering before medical help arrives. Key words: Symptoms, sore throat, lack of sense of smell or taste 

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