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What it is?
This information is provided as a courtesy, so please consult your primary care physician with any questions.
This is a new strain of viruses that range from the common cld to more serious diseases, affecting humans and animals. The virus is related to severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) and Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS).
What are the symptoms?
People may be sick with the virus for 1 to 14 days before developing symptoms. The most common symptoms of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) are fever, tiredness, shortness of breath, and dry cough. Most people (about 80%) recover from the disease without needing special treatment.
How to prevent the spread of Covid-19?
The virus is thought to spread from person to person, between people who are in close contact with one another (within 6 feet). The spread can occur before people show symptoms.
The CDC recommends:
Frequent hand washing
Cover any cough
Limit groups to ten or less
Maintain six feet from another person
Stay inside as much as possible, work from home
We offer Online Therapy so you do not have to venture outside.
Take everyday precautions:
When to Seek Medical Attention from DC website.
If you develop emergency warning signs for COVID-19 get medical attention immediately. Emergency warning signs include*:
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.
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