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.
shortness of breath
Loss of taste and smell
Nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea
If you have any of these symptoms, please make an appointment for COVID-19 testing.
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.
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.