Coronavirus (COVID-19) Frequently Asked Questions:
Ans: If you have symptoms of coronavirus (COVID-19), call your doctor. Based on the details of your symptoms, your doctor will follow guidance from the state department of health to determine whether it’s recommended that you get tested.
No. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has not authorized any test that is available to purchase for testing yourself at home for COVID-19. Please be aware that there are unauthorized fraudulent COVID-19 tests for sale.
Call your doctor. Your primary care doctor will follow guidance from the state department of health to determine what the best next steps are for you. Unless it’s an emergency, stay home. Do not go to public places and avoid public transportation. As always, if you are experiencing severe symptoms, call 911 or go to your local emergency department. Severe symptoms include high or very low body temperature, shortness of breath, confusion, or feeling like you may pass out. If you decide to go to the emergency department, call ahead and let them know you are coming, if you are able. This will allow them to safely prepare for your arrival.