As you are likely aware, cases of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) are being reported worldwide, including in the United States. While much information about the disease is unknown, we want to share with your family what we do know. Our top priority is keeping our patients, families, visitors and team members safe. We are [...]
COVID-19 is spread from person to person in these ways: Through the Air The virus spreads from respiratory droplets produced when a person coughs or sneezes. The infected droplets can then be inhaled by a nearby person or land on the surface of their eyes. Physical Contact Most infected people also have respiratory secretions on [...]
COVID-19 Symptoms The most common symptoms are fever, cough and shortness of breath. Less common symptoms are muscle aches, chills, headache, sore throat, runny nose, rash on toes, loss of taste/smell and even diarrhea. Incubation Period for Symptoms Average 5 days (range 2 to 14 days) after coming in contact with a person who has [...]
Call your doctor if: You have trouble breathing. There are signs of dehydration. You think you or your child needs to be seen.
You can return to work, school, preschool or daycare, when ALL of the requirements below are met: at least 72 hours have passed since resolution of fever (defined as greater than 100.4) without fever-reducing medications, improvement in respiratory symptoms (such as nasal congestion, cough and shortness of breath) AND at least 10 days have passed since symptoms first [...]
The treatment is the same whether you have COVID-19, influenza or some other respiratory virus. The only difference for COVID-19 is you need to stay at home in isolation until you recover. You want to protect other people from getting COVID. Treat the symptoms that are bothering you the most. There is no anti-viral medication for [...]