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APRIL 28, 2020

As we are learning, this virus does not discriminate. Whatever sex, race or age, all of us are equally at risk. Please practice social distancing and wear a mask when you you must be around other people.

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COVID-19 SYMPTOMS

Coronavirus (COVID-19) is a contagious respiratory illness caused by a virus. It can cause mild to severe illness, and at times can lead to death. Patients with COVID-19 have a wider range of symptoms than previously thought by medical professionals. According to the newest Center for Disease Control (CDC) COVID-19 symptoms, you should get tested and call your medical provider, if you experience any of the following:

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FEVER ABOVE 100.4 DEGREES

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COUGH

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SORE THROAT

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CHILLS OR REPEATED SHAKING WITH CHILLS

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MUSCLE PAIN

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HEADACHE

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SHORTNESS OF BREATH / DIFFICULTY BREATHING

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SUDDEN/NEW LOSS OF TASTE OR SMELL

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EMERGENCY WARNING SIGNS: If you have fever equal to or above 102 degrees and chronic conditions such as diabetes, cardiac disease, asthma, etc., call 911 or go to the Emergency Room.