Guide to Concerning COVID-19

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Guide to Concerning COVID-19

If you are feeling sick and are having trouble breathing, you should go see a doctor and get rapid tested for COVID-19 as soon as possible.

I feel sick

Where to go: Primary Care physician or Urgent Care facility.

If you feel sick, but are not having trouble breathing, you should still seek a COVID-19 test as soon as possible.

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  • I feel sick and it is hard to breathe

  • Where to go: Emergency Room or an Urgent Care facility.

I have been exposed, but I feel fine

If you have been exposed to COVID-19, you should seek a COVID-19 test five days after exposure or as soon as you start experiencing symptoms. If symptoms occur, you should quarantine until a negative test confirms the symptoms are not attributable to COVID-19.

Where to go: Any testing site Exposed to COVID-19? When experts say you should get tested

I am traveling, but feel fine If you are planning to travel, but have no symptoms, you should still plan to get a test 1-2 days before your scheduled departure.

Where to go: Any testing site I have tested positive for COVID-19

CDC recommends shorter COVID isolation, quarantine for all If you have tested positive for COVID-19, you should isolate immediately for 5 days. If asymptomatic or symptoms resolve after 5 days, you can exit isolation but should continue to wear a mask in public for at least 5 more days.