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COVID-19: Symptoms to Watch

Reported illnesses have ranged from mild symptoms to severe illness and death for confirmed coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases.

The following symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure:

  • Fever
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath

When to Contact Your Provider

If you have these symptoms and HAVE NOT been to a CDC high-risk area and HAVE NOT been in contact with a person with laboratory-confirmed case of COVID-19, you might have the flu. Stay home and rest.

If you have the above symptoms and have been to an area with widespread transmission or been in contact with a person with laboratory-confirmed case of COVID-19, call the hospital or your village clinic before seeking care.

Stay Informed

The information about COVID-19 is rapidly changing. Visit cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/ for the latest updates. For Alaska-specific information, visit coronavirus.alaska.gov.

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COVID-19: Call Before Seeking Care

If you have symptoms like a fever, cough or shortness of breath, do not go to your village clinic and do not go to the Emergency Room in Bethel. Instead, call your village clinic, or in Bethel, call 543-6949.