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COVID-19 | When to Call 911

By September 3, 2021No Comments

Hospitals are currently overwhelmed due to the surge of critical COVID-19 cases. Get vaccinated to reduce your risk of severe illness and needing emergency care.

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  1. Do not call 911 or go to the emergency room if you:
    1. Want information about COVID-19
    2. Need a non-emergency doctor’s visit
    3. Want to get tested
    4. Have mild symptoms*

*Call your primary healthcare provider if you have mild symptoms, such as fever, cough, or shortness of breath.

  1. Call 911 or go to the emergency room if you:
    1. Have difficulty breathing/choking
    2. Have an allergic reaction
    3. Have symptoms of heart attack/stroke
    4. Have unexpected or extreme confusion or disorientation
    5. Having difficulty speaking, walking or seeing
    6. Have expected severe or sharp pain

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