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Coronavirus Information

FAQ - Symptoms and Testing

What are the signs and symptoms of COVID-19? 

  • Signs and symptoms include shortness of breath, cough and fever. These symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure.  Reported illnesses have ranged from mild symptoms to severe illness and death for confirmed coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases.

What should I do if I'm sick and need to go to the hospital?

  • If you are feeling sick, please first call your doctor, a nurse hotline, or an urgent care center first.
  • If you do 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 on face
    *This list is not all inclusive. Please consult your medical provider for any other symptoms that are severe or concerning.

Can you spread coronavirus without symptoms?

  • The virus is thought to spread mainly from person-to-person, between people who are in close contact with each other (within 6 feet) and through respiratory droplets produced when an infected person coughs or sneezes.
  • These droplets can land in the mouths or noses of people nearby or possible be inhaled into the lungs. see more...
More Resources
Solano County Public Health
COVID Website