ABOUT COVID-19

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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. 

COVID-19 SYMPTOMS

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

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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.

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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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