COVID-19 Symptoms and Action
What are the symptoms of COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?
Patients with COVID-19 have reportedly had mild to severe respiratory illness. Symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure.
Symptoms can include:
- Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
- Muscle pain
- Sore throat
- New loss of taste or smell
I think I may be feeling symptoms consistent with COVID-19 infection. What do I do?
To ensure everyone’s health and safety inside the clinic and in your community, please wear a mask (or request one) when you arrive for a visit.
If you are exhibiting symptoms that you feel require emergent medical attention, please call 9-1-1 or come to the Emergency Room next door at Three Rivers Hospital, 507 Hospital Way in Brewster.
How do I protect myself and my family?
For current information about COVID-19 and recommendations for keeping yourself and your family healthy, click here: U.S. Centers for Disease Control
Who is most at risk for being significantly impacted by COVID-19?
Those with existing health conditions or compromised immunity should take extra precautions to remain vigilant of symptoms and take preventive measures.
For your protection and safety, please continue to follow everyday best practices to help prevent and slow the spread of respiratory diseases, including:
- Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds, especially after going to the bathroom; before eating; and after blowing your nose, coughing, or sneezing.
- If soap and water are not readily available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer with at least 60% isopropyl alcohol.
- Always wash hands with soap and water if hands are visibly dirty.
- Stay home when you are sick.
- Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue or the crook of your elbow.