Symptoms of COVID-19
These symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure.
- Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
- Muscle pain
- Sore throat
- New loss of taste or smell
This list is not all possible symptoms. Other less common symptoms have been reported, including gastrointestinal symptoms like nausea, vomiting, or diarrhea. Use the symptom checker from CDC.com
Think you may have coronavirus? Here’s what to do.
- Option 1: Contact your doctor’s office by phone to discuss your situation. They can send an order out for a drive-thru swab test if you meet the criteria or schedule an appointment if appropriate.
- Option 2: Call the Panhandle Health District phone number 1-877-415-5225 to discuss your symptoms. If you don’t have insurance or a primary care provider, they can send an order out for a drive-thru swab test if you meet the criteria.
- Option 3: If you need immediate, hospital-level care, go to Kootenai Health’s Emergency Department.
- Call 911 if you have a medical emergency: Notify the operator that you have, or think you might have, COVID-19. If possible, put on a cloth face covering before medical help arrives.
Guidelines to the public:
- Stay home if you’re sick – even if symptoms are mild.
- Practice good personal hygiene habits, including handwashing, coughing into your elbow, and avoiding touching your eyes, nose, and mouth.
- Wear a mask or face-covering in public or when you can not safely distance yourself from others.
- What to do if you are feeling sick guidelines
Most up to date information on this rapidly changing situation can be found on the CDC website.
If you are tested for COVID-19, you must self isolate until your test results return. To see the most up to date information from our local health district please see their website: panhandlehealthdistrict.org.