Coronavirus Facts

Then main symtoms of Covid-19 are fever, cough, and shortness of breath. Some less common symtoms are loss of smell, diarrhea, and sore throat.

Things to do to reduce chances of getting sick. Wash hands with soap and water or sanitizer for at least 20 seconds. Avoid contact with sick people. Don't touch your face,nose and eyes. Avoid crowded places. Wear a mask when out in public. Clean and disinfect your surfaces at home. Avoid touching surfaces in public like elevator buttons, door handles or shaking hands.

If you have any signs of illness we are able to do the testing for Covid Virus. Call us at 817 447-8080 to arrange testing. 

Here is a link for up to the minute information from the CDC.    

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html

 

Author
Dr. William Thomas Board Certified Family Doctor at the Wilshire Family Medicine Clinic

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