If you have symptoms, get tested. Use this directory to find information on testing sites.
While waiting for your test results, stay home and away from others. Monitor your health. Think about the people you have been around. Answer phone calls from the health department. These discussions are confidential.
If you have COVID-19, stay home, except to get medical care.
Stay home. Do not leave your home, except to get medical care.
Stay in a specific room and away from other people in your home. Use a separate bathroom, if available. If you need to be around others, wear a mask.
Take care of yourself. Get rest and stay hydrated. Take over-the-counter medicines, such as acetaminophen, to help you feel better.
Stay in touch with your doctor. Call before you get medical care.
Avoid public transportation, ride-sharing, or taxis.
Tell your close contacts that they may have been exposed to COVID-19.
Monitor your symptoms.
Monitor your symptoms carefully. If your symptoms get worse, call your healthcare provider immediately.
When to Seek Emergency Medical Attention.
Look for emergency warning signs* for COVID-19. If someone is showing any of these signs, seek emergency medical care immediately:
Persistent pain or pressure in the chest
Inability to wake or stay awake
Pale, gray or blue-colored skin, lips or nail beds, depending on skin tone
*This list does not include all possible symptoms. Please call your medical provider for any other symptoms that are severe or concerning to you. Call 911 or call ahead to your local emergency facility: Notify the operator that you are seeking care for someone who has or may have COVID-19.
Wear a mask.
Wear a mask over your nose and mouth, secured under your chin.
Wear a mask if you must be around other people or animals, including pets.
Do not use masks on children under 2, anyone who has trouble breathing, or anyone who cannot remove it without help.
Cover your coughs and sneezes.
Cover your mouth and nose with a tissue when you cough or sneeze.
Clean your hands often.
Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.
Use hand sanitizer if soap and water are not available. Use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol, covering all surfaces of your hands and rubbing them together until they feel dry.
Avoid sharing personal household items.
Do not share dishes, drinking glasses, cups, eating utensils, towels, or bedding.
Clean surfaces frequently touched, like counters, tabletops, and doorknobs.