If you have symptoms, you should call your primary care physician or provider. Your healthcare provider’s office can evaluate your symptoms and tell you if you need additional COVID-19 testing.
The most common signs and symptoms of COVID-19 are:
- A Cough
- Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
Additional symptoms include:
- Sore throat
- Repeated shaking with chills
- Muscle pain
- New loss of taste or smell
COVID-19 signs and symptoms typically occur two to 14 days after exposure. Diarrhea, rash, vomiting and nausea are some less frequent symptoms. If you have been in direct contact with a person infected with COVID-19, you should call ahead to your provider and report your exposure.
What about testing at YRMC?
At YRMC, we’re testing dozens of patients each day. Every patient with symptoms that match the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) guidelines for testing receives a COVID-19 test. YRMC is one of many healthcare providers in the community that offersoffering COVID-19 testing. Clinics, urgent care centers and private practice physicians are also testing numerous patients on a daily basis.