About COVID-19


What is Covid-19?

Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) is a respiratory illness that spreads from person to person

The virus that causes COVID-19 is a novel (new) coronavirus that was first identified during an investigation into an outbreak of a new illness that was causing severe disease in Wuhan, China. 

This newly discovered virus can cause mild to severe symptoms which can result in hospitalization and even death. 


Most Common Symptoms

Patients with COVID-19 can have mild to severe respiratory illness. Some people don’t have any symptoms at all, but they may still be able to spread the virus to other people. 

  • fever

  • cough

  • shortness of breath

Other Symptoms

  • Fatigue

  • Body aches

  • Loss of taste and smell

  • Nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea

  • If you have any of these symptoms, please make an appointment for COVID-19 testing.

Woman wearing personal protective equipment administering a COVID-19 antibody test at a drive-up COVID testing center

Follow the steps below

To Protect yourself and family from Covid

  • Get tested if you have symptoms

  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.

  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands.

  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. Use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol if soap and water are not available.

  • Wear a cloth face mask.

Person washing hands in sink

April 29, 2020, Coronavirus: What you need to know about getting tested in CO

Women's Health Group,Thornton's Cindy E. Long, M.D., speaks about WHG's Drive-up COVID-19 infection and antibody testing 

Watch this video to gain a full understanding of Covid-19 testing in Colorado 

Colorado Covid-19 Drive-Up Testing

If you are concerned you may have been exposed to Covid-19, do not hesitate to book an appointment with us today

​For more information on COVID-19 and protecting yourself and your loved ones, Download the CDC Fact Sheet here

You can find instructions on how to make several types of cloth face masks here.


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