Symptoms of COVID-19
The COVID-19 virus manifests itself with varied symptoms, but they frequently include:
- Shortness of breath
People with no symptoms may still spread the virus. Incubation period may last two weeks. You can use this screening tool to help determine if your symptoms match the virus.
What if I'm exposed?
If you think you have been exposed to the coronavirus (COVID-19) and have a fever, cough or respiratory symptoms:
- Call Island Hospital's Call Center at 360-293-3101 Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
- If after hours or on weekends, and you are not in respiratory distress, self quarantine at home and wait until the phone lines are open.
- If you have a medical emergency, call 911 and tell the dispatcher about your symptoms.
- For questions or concerns about the novel coronavirus, call the Washington State Department of Health's coronavirus hotline at 1-800-525-0127 and press #.
Monitor yourself for fever, cough, and shortness of breath for 14 days from date of exposure. Avoid ALL public places for 14 days.