Covid 19

COVID-19 Resources

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC):

Minnesota Department of Health:

Wisconsin Department of Health Services:

World Health Organization (WHO):

COVID-19 Symptoms

According to the World Health Organization common signs of infection include:

Most common symptoms:

  • fever.
  • dry cough.
  • tiredness.

Less common symptoms:

  • aches and pains.
  • sore throat.
  • diarrhea.
  • conjunctivitis.
  • headache.
  • loss of taste or smell.
  • a rash on the skin, or discoloration of fingers or toes.

Serious symptoms:

  • difficulty breathing or shortness of breath.
  • chest pain or pressure.
  • loss of speech or movement.

Prevention Recommendations

According to the World Health Organization standard recommendations to prevent the spread of infection include:

  • regular hand washing
  • covering mouth and nose when coughing and sneezing
  • throw tissue into closed bin immediately after use
  • avoid close contact with others when experiencing cough and fever
  • avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth

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