COVID-19 Useful Resources

COVID-19 Useful Resources

Here are links to the most important resources regarding the COVID-19 outbreak:

What to do if you are sick:

(Link: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/if-you-are-sick/steps-when-sick.html) Follow the steps at the link above: If you are sick with COVID-19 or think you might have it, follow the steps here to help protect other people in your home and community.

 

Caring for someone at home:

(Link: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/if-you-are-sick/care-for-someone.html) If you are caring for someone at home, monitor for emergency signsprevent the spread of germstreat symptoms, and carefully consider when to end home isolation.

 

Caring for yourself at home 

(Link: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/if-you-are-sick/caring-for-yourself-at-home.html

  1. Stay home from work, school, and away from other public places. If you must go out, avoid using any kind of public transportation, ridesharing, or taxis.
  2. Monitor your symptoms carefully. If your symptoms get worse, call your healthcare provider immediately.
  3. Get rest and stay hydrated.
  4. If you have a medical appointment, call the healthcare provider ahead of time and tell them that you have or may have COVID-19.
  5. For medical emergencies, call 911 and notify the dispatch personnel that you have or may have COVID-19.
  6. Click here for more.

If you develop emergency warning signs for COVID-19 get medical attention immediately. Emergency warning signs include*:

  • Trouble breathing
  • 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.

 

Disinfecting your home if someone is sick

(Link: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/prepare/disinfecting-your-home.html) As part of your everyday prevention actions clean and disinfect frequently touched surfaces and objects. For example: tables, countertops, light switches, doorknobs, and cabinet handles. Click here for more information.

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