COVID-19 Exposure

COVID-19 Exposure

During the COVID-19 pandemic, it is important to pay close attention to how you are feeling, especially if you believe you have been exposed to COVID-19. Knowing the common symptoms of the virus is crucial in being able minimize the spread of COVID-19. Symptoms can range from mild to severe and can appear 2 to 14 days after you are exposed to the virus. Some people can also be asymptomatic and not show any signs of the virus. This is why it is important to get tested for COVID-19 to see if you have the virus and inform others that you may have been in contact with so that they can also get tested. Following these steps can help reduce the spread of the virus. To know the symptoms of COVID-19, view the list and graphic below from the CDC.

COVID-19 symptoms

As this is still a new virus, research is still being done on how the virus impacts people who are exposed. Typically, a person develops symptoms 5 days after being infected, but symptoms can appear as early as 2 days after infection or as late as 14 days after infection, and the time range can vary. Some people may also not show any symptoms but can still spread the virus without knowing. The common symptoms of the virus include:

  • 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

If you are experiencing any of these symptoms, be sure to get tested for COVID-19 or immediately isolate yourself and quarantine to ensure that you do not spread the virus to others. If you test positive for COVID-19, stay home and quarantine yourself unless you are seeking medical attention. Your actions impact others and are important in reducing the spread of the virus.

 

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