The University Health Clinic staff are monitoring the rapidly evolving situation with the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV). The health clinic staff are following the directives given by public health experts.
Below are some frequently asked questions regarding Student Health Clinic services and COVID-:
What are the symptoms of the COVID-19?
Patients with COVID-19 have had a mild to severe respiratory illness with symptoms of:
- Shortness of breath
What can I do to protect myself?
For the general public, the simple daily precautions that everyone should always take are recommended:
- Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If soap and water are not available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer.
- Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth with unwashed hands.
- Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
- Stay home when you are sick.
- Cough or sneeze into your elbow or use a tissue to cover it, then throw the tissue in the trash.
- Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces.
What should I do if I think I have been exposed to or have been infected with COVID-19?
We recommend that anyone who has a fever, cough, or shortness of breath AND has travelled from China, Iran, Italy. Japan, or South Korea in the 14 days before the start of symptoms or has been in close contact with a person who is under investigation for COVID-19 while that person was ill, contact the Georgia State University Student Health Clinic or their primary care doctor. They will be provided guidance regarding next steps.
Where can I find more information about COVID-19?
The following links can provide reliable information about the virus:
As we learn more about this novel coronavirus, we will continue to update our guidance.
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