HOW TO CARE FOR SOMEONE SICK AT HOME WITH COVID-19?

This information also should be followed when caring for people who have tested positive but are not showing symptoms*.



*Symptoms of COVID -19

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 suspect you have been exposed to the virus, then consult your physician if you develop any symptoms.