Updated Symptoms of COVID-19 (May 2020)
People with COVID-19 have had a wide range of symptoms reported from mild to severe. Symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure to the virus.
Updated Symptom List
Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
Chills/ repeated shaking with chills
New Loss of taste or smell
Underlying Medical Conditions/Adults at Higher Risk
Those with underlying medical conditions such as heart, or lung disease or diabetes are at higher risk for developing more serious complications from COVID-19 illness. Please visit the CDC website for more information.
Symptoms in Children
The symptoms of COVID-19 are similar in children and adults. However, children with confirmed COVID-19 have generally shown mild symptoms. Reported symptoms in children include:
Fever runny nose, and cough
Vomiting and diarrhea
When to Seek Medical Attention
If you have any of these emergency warning signs* for COVID-19, get medication attention immediately:
Persistent pain or pressure in the chest
New confusion or inability to arouse
Bluish lips or face
Call 911 if you have a medical emergency: notify the operator that you have or think you might have COVID-19.
*This list is not all inclusive. Please consult your medical provider for any other symptoms that are sever or concerning to you.