What is the Nevada COVID-19 hotline?
This online self-checker can help you make decisions and seek appropriate medical care when necessary. This website can be found at CDC COVID-19 Self-Checker. You can also call the Nevada COVID-19 hotline at 1-800-401-0946 or Nevada 2-1-1 by dialing “211.”
What is the COVID Trace in Nevada?
COVID Trace is a contact tracing mobile app developed by the Nevada Department of Health and Human Services that uses a technology called the Exposure Notifications System from Google and Apple. The app exchanges anonymous information with other phones in your vicinity and can notify you if you’ve come in contact with someone who has tested positive for COVID-19.
What are some symptoms of COVID-19?
People with COVID-19 have reported a wide range of symptoms, ranging from mild symptoms to severe illness. Symptoms may appear 2 to 14 days after exposure to the virus. Symptoms may include: fever or chills; cough; shortness of breath; fatigue; muscle or body aches; headache; new loss of taste or smell; sore throat; congestion or runny nose; nausea or vomiting; diarrhea.
Who is considered a close contact to someone with COVID-19?
Close contact is defined as being within 6 feet for at least a period of 10 minutes or having direct contact with infectious secretions of a COVID-19 case. However, it depends on the exposure level and setting.
Should I get tested after a close contact with someone who has COVID-19 if I am fully vaccinated?
• If you’ve had close contact with someone who has COVID-19, you should get tested 3-5 days after your exposure, even if you don’t have symptoms. You should also wear a mask indoors in public for 14 days following exposure or until your test result is negative.
What is contact tracing in the context of COVID-19?
Scientists and public health workers are also working to stop the spread of COVID-19 through contact tracing. In this strategy, public health workers talk to people with COVID-19 to learn about all the people they were physically close to while they were potentially able to spread the disease.
If both of you are healthy and feeling well, are practicing social distancing and have had no known exposure to anyone with COVID-19, touching, hugging, kissing, and sex are more likely to be safe.
What is the new strain of Covid?
A new coronavirus strain has been added to the World Health Organization’s (WHO) watchlist. The Mu strain, also called B.1.621, has been listed as a ‘variant of interest’ as of 30 August 2021.
How long does it take for COVID-19 symptoms to start showing?
People with COVID-19 have reported a wide range of symptoms – from mild symptoms to severe illness. Symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure to the virus. If you have fever, cough, or other symptoms, you might have COVID-19.
How long does it take for symptoms of COVID-19 to appear after exposure?
Symptoms may appear 2 to 14 days after exposure to the virus.