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Symptoms of COVID-19

Who Is At Risk?

Anyone can have mild to moderate symptoms.


Older adults and people with severe medical conditions (like heart, lung, diabetics, etc) seem to be at higher risks for complications from COVID-19 illness. 

Key Symptoms?

People with COVID-19 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 may have COVID-19:

  • Fever or chills

  • Cough

  • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing

  • Fatigue

  • Muscle or body aches

  • Headache

  • New loss of taste or smell

  • Sore throat

  • Congestion or runny nose

  • Nausea or vomiting

  • Diarrhea

This list does not include all possible symptoms.

If you feel that you have that you have these symptoms, please check out the CDC Coronavirus Self-Checker Tool to guide you.

How To Manage Symptoms At Home?
When To Seek Emergency Help?

If someone is showing any of these signs, seek emergency medical care immediately:

  • Trouble breathing

  • Persistent pain or pressure in the chest

  • New confusion

  • Inability to wake or stay awake

  • Bluish lips or face

*This list is not all possible symptoms.


Please call your medical provider for any other symptoms that are severe or concerning to you.

Call 911 or call ahead to your local emergency facility and let them know of your symptoms. 

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