What are the symptoms of COVID-19?

What are the symptoms of COVID-19?
Date Added: 
03/24/2020 - 11:45am

Symptoms of COVID-19 are like those of a respiratory infection These symptoms include:  

  • Fever
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath
  • The disease is spread primarily through person-to-person contact and contact with respiratory droplets from the sneeze or cough of an infected person, however, it is possible but less likely, that people who don’t have symptoms could spread the disease.

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.