Amidst uncertain times, Urgent CareX is responding to COVID-19 by providing real-time COVID-19 testing (or SARS-CoV-2 testing). The coronavirus disease known as COVID-19 is a respiratory syndrome caused by an infection of harmful pathogens. The CDC (Center for Disease Control) urges people to get tested for COVID-19 as soon as they feel symptoms.
Mild COVID-19 Signs & Symptoms:
- Shortness of Breath
Mild symptoms appear between 2-14 days after exposure to the virus.
Severe Cases of COVID-19 Include:
- Severe Acute Repiratory Syndrome
- Kidney Failure
People with heart disease, immune system difficulties, and obesity are at a higher risk for more severe Coronavirus symptoms.
How To Limit COVID-19 Spread
To help reduce the spread of the Coronavirus, the CDC recommends avoiding close personal contact (standing within 6 feet of others), refraining from shaking hands, and always wearing a mask. If you contract the virus and test positive, stay home, isolate, drink fluids, talk to your doctor, and monitor your symptoms. Avoid people for at least 14 days after testing positive for COVID-19.