COVID-19 is a contagious respiratory illness caused by the novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2). People with COVID-19 may experience mild to severe symptoms including fever or chills, cough, shortness of breath, fatigue, body aches, headache, sore throat, or new loss of taste or smell. People age 65 and older and people with underlying medical conditions, such as heart or lung disease or diabetes, are at higher risk of developing serious complications.
The Teton County Health Department is working daily to detect and investigate cases of COVID-19 and to provide current and accurate information about COVID-19 in Teton County. Slowing the spread of COVID-19 will help to keep schools and businesses open, protect essential services, maintain hospital capacity, and protect the vulnerable.
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Signs and Symptoms of COVID-19
People with COVID-19 have had a wide range of symptoms reported – ranging from mild symptoms to severe illness. Symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure to the virus. People with these symptoms may have COVID-19:Signs and Symptoms of COVID-19
- Fever or chills
- Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
- Muscle or body aches
- New loss of taste or smell
- Sore throat
- Congestion or runny nose
- Nausea or vomiting
If you have the symptoms listed above, you should be evaluated by a healthcare provider. Please remember, CALL your healthcare provider first if you think you may have COVID-19. This will help reduce the risk of transmission to others.