Public Health: FAQ

Sources for Current Information

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Symptoms

Patients with COVID-19 have had mild to severe respiratory illness with the following symptoms:

  • Fever
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
  • Chills
  • Repeated shaking with chills
  • Muscle pain
  • Headache
  • Sore throat
  • New loss of taste or smell

In more severe cases, particularly those in persons with underlying severe and chronic health issues, infection can cause pneumonia, severe acute respiratory syndrome, kidney failure and even death.

Prevention

How to Wear Cloth Face Coverings When and How to Wash Your Hands

World Health Organization (WHO) Video