COVID-19 General Symptoms & Information
Image description: showing symptoms on the body (fever, runny nose, dry cough, shortness of breath, fatigue, body aches, and severe symptoms are a high fever of 100.4 or higher and pneumonia)
Transmission: spread from person to person through sneezing or cough, because respiratory droplets containing the virus can remain on surfaces even after the ill person is no longer near.
- A person may be at higher risk if they are
- An older adult
- They have a serious chronic medical condition such as heart disease, diabetes, and lung disease
- They smoke regularly
- They are pregnant
- People with food insecurities, financial hardship, housing insecurities, and limited access to healthcare are at greater risk for Covid-19
Undocumented individuals, educators, health care workers, and incarcerated people are more vulnerable to exposure.