NEW JERSEY - You think you have been exposed to COVID-19 and have symptoms, you can use the self-assessment tool provided by the State of New Jersey COVID-19 website https://self.covid19.nj.gov. Call your healthcare provider for medical advice.
For COVID-19 questions and inquiries please visit the official website for our state at https://nj.gov.
Reported illnesses have ranged from mild symptoms to severe illness and death for confirmed coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases, according to the CDC website.
These symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure (based on the incubation period of MERS-CoV viruses).
- Shortness of breath
The CDC website states, "If you develop emergency warning signs for COVID-19 get medical attention immediately."
Emergency warning signs include*:
- Trouble breathing
- Persistent pain or pressure in the chest
- New confusion or inability to arouse
- Bluish lips or face
*This list is not all inclusive. Please consult your medical provider for any other symptoms that are severe or concerning.