Coronavirus (COVID-19) typically causes mild to moderate respiratory tract disease in humans, but can also cause more severe infections such as pneumonia and other lower respiratory tract infections in older or compromised individuals.
COVID-19 spreads from close, unprotected contact with a sick person, and also by touching objects or surfaces contaminated with COVID-19 and then touching your mouth, nose, or eyes.
- Fever (>100.4 F)
- Shortness of breath
- Sore throat
- Muscle aches
- Excessive Fatigue
- Nasal congestion
- Loss of smell/taste
- Nausea or vomiting
Call Your Healthcare Provider If You:
- Have symptoms
- Have been in close contact with a COVID-19 positive case, a COVID-19 presumptive case or a person who is under quarantine by the DPH
- Have travelled to or been in contact with anyone who has travelled to countries that have a Level 3 Travel Health Notice from the CDC (widespread, ongoing transmission)
- Have travelled to any state outside of Massachusetts (Not including Connecticut, Hawaii, Maine, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York and Vermont)
- Wash your hands frequently.
- Cover your cough/sneeze with tissue.
- Don’t touch your eyes, nose, or mouth.
- Avoid close contact with sick people.
- Clean and disinfect high-touch surfaces often.
- Stay home when you are sick.
- Do not travel to countries that have a Level 3 Travel Health Notice from the CDC.