Coronavirus (COVID-19) FACTS

    Symptoms of COVID-19 (may appear 2-14 days after exposure to the virus):

    • Fever or chills
    • Cough
    • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
    • Fatigue
    • Muscle or body aches
    • Headache
    • New loss of taste or smell
    • Sore throat
    • Congestion or runny nose
    • Nausea or vomiting
    • Diarrhea

    When to seek medical attention:

    Seek emergency medical care immediately if you have:

    • Trouble breathing
    • Persistent pain or pressure in the chest
    • New confusion
    • Inability to wake or stay awake
    • Bluish lips or face

    How it spreads:

    • Between people in close contact with one another (within 6 feet).
    • Through respiratory droplets (when an infected person talks, coughs, or sneezes).

    Keep yourself safe:

    • Wash your hands often using soap and warm water for at least 20 seconds. If unavailable, use hand sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol.
    • Avoid close contact with other people – maintain 6 feet of distance
    • Wear a mask to cover your mouth and nose when around others in a public setting
    • Cover your coughs and sneezes
    • Clean and disinfect frequently touched surfaces daily
    • Monitor yourself for symptoms

    For more information on the coronavirus, visit Centers for Disease Control and Prevention at https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html

    DVUSD Coronavirus Updates: https://www.dvusd.org/COVID19



    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (2020, July). Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). Retrieved from https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html