Feeling Sick

If you are experiencing symptoms that may indicate any life threatening event such as a heart attack, stroke, traumatic fall or injury, or abnormal mental status, call 911 or go to your local ED. During this pandemic, hospitals remain ready and able to treat these life-threatening emergencies.

Emergency Symptoms of Covid-19 - Call Immediately for Medical Help (911):

  • Trouble breathing
  • Persistent pain or pressure in the chest
  • New confusion or inability to arouse
  • Bluish lips or face
  • Inform 911 of suspected COVID-19 symptoms

Symptoms of COVID-19:

Symptoms may appear 2 to 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. CDC will continue to update this list as we learn more about COVID-19.

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