COVID-19 Screening Tool
Still not sure where you stand? The Centers for Disease Control worked with Apple to create a screening tool to help you understand what to do next about COVID-19.
Having Symptoms? Self Isolate.
Anyone with symptoms of COVID-19 should self-isolate for 14 days to avoid potentially exposing others. Remember, the symptoms of COVID-19 are not your usual runny nose and sneezing. Instead, COVID-19 symptoms include a fever of great than 100.4, dry cough, and shortness of breath. Read more about symptoms from the CDC. Symptoms may appear in as few as two days or as long as 14 days after exposure to the virus.
If you feel well, you do not need to be tested. If you do become ill, call your doctor before going into the office. Testing will be determined based on a risk assessment.
Prevent the spread of COVID-19
- Stay home if sick
- Wash hands frequently
- Avoid close contact with sick people
- Disinfect commonly touched surfaces
- Avoid touching your face; avoid shaking hands
- Wear a face mask in public
- Follow suggested guidelines for social distancing
More on COVID-19
The Western UP Health Department has put together a thorough set of resources about COVID-19. The resources include what you should do if you have COVID-19, how the disease spreads and more. The page also includes the latest data on testing in ou five-county community.
The Western U.P. Health Department has created a COVID-19 hotline. You can call (906) 487-5545 to talk to them. The center is open from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on weekdays.