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 Call your healthcare provider for medical advice. 

For COVID-19 questions and inquiries please visit the official website for our state at

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.

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These symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure (based on the incubation period of MERS-CoV viruses).

  • Fever
  • Cough
  • 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.