Signs & Symptoms Signs & Symptoms

Signs & Symptoms

Call Your Doctor: If you think you have been exposed to coronavirus / COVID-19, and develop a fever and other symptoms such as a cough or difficulty breathing, call your doctor immediately for medical advice.

COVID-19 Symptoms
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Reported illnesses have ranged from mild symptoms to severe illness and death for confirmed coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases.

The following symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure.*

  • Fever
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath

*This is based on what has been seen previously as the incubation period of MERS-CoV viruses.

If you develop emergency warning signs for COVID-19 get medical attention immediately.

Emergency warning signs include*:

  • Difficulty breathing or shortness of breath
  • Persistent pain or pressure in the chest
  • New confusion or inability to arouse
  • Bluish lips or face

*This list in NOT all inclusive. Please consult your doctor for any other symptoms that are severe or concerning.

Read more about coronavirus / COVID-19 signs and symptoms from the CDC.