Saturday, February 06 2021
Caring For Someone With COVID-19
How to Safely Provide Care for A Family Member With COVID-19.
For most people who are exposed to coronavirus and become symptomatic with COVID-19, symptoms typically last only a few days and they start to feel better after about a week. Still, even when symptoms are mild, the virus itself passes from person to person easily. So, while their symptoms may feel like the average flu, they are still highly contagious. That puts anybody living in the same house, especially those who are providing care, at risk.
If you are caring for someone who has COVID-19, there are a few steps you should take to protect yourself and everyone else in the household:
Finally, make sure you know the signs that mean you should drop everything and seek medical attention at an emergency room right away. Those signs include:
Note: This is not a complete list. Be sure to follow your medical provider’s instructions on when to seek emergency medical treatment.
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