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When should you call 911 about COVID-19?

DENVER (KDVR) – Are you feeling uncomfortable or worried that you may have COVID-19? When should you call 911?

NS National Emergency Telephone Number Association indicates that if you are experiencing the following symptoms you should call 911:

  • High fever
  • Shortness of breath / shortness of breath
  • Persistent pain/pressure in the chest
  • Panic
  • Bluish lips/face

If you have symptoms, such as a low-grade fever and cough, or are with someone who has COVID-19, you should Contact your health care provider or visit your state or local health department about what to do.

Here is a list of COVID-19 symptoms, according to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

The CDC says symptoms can appear 2-14 days after exposure to the virus. Anyone can have mild to severe symptoms. People with these symptoms may have COVID-19:

  • Fever or chills
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
  • Tired
  • Muscle or body aches
  • Headache
  • New loss of taste or smell
  • Sore throat
  • Stuffy or runny nose
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Diarrhea

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Emma Bowman

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