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. Yuma-area clinics, labs, urgent care centers and private practice physicians are also testing numerous patients on a daily basis.