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If you do not have a primary care physician, you may contact the Lenawee County Health Department at (517) 264-5226, Option 5 to speak with a Public Health Nurse. Urgent care facilities can also assess you and order testing if indicated. Please call them beforehand as they will likely assess you over the phone instead of having you visit the facility if COVID-19 is suspected.
In general, symptoms appear 2 – 14 days after exposure.
The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services has put together this infographic to help you as you determine if you need to self-monitor, self-isolate, quarantine, or contact your health provider.
Pay attention for COVID-19 symptoms – fever, cough, or shortness of breath. If you are concerned about your health, contact your primary health care provider. If your doctor decides you should be tested for COVID-19, they can order testing for you.
We do not know yet if people who recover from COVID-19 can get infected again. Health experts are investigating to determine if a person can get sick with COVID-19 more than once. Until we know more, continue to take steps to protect yourself and others. It is unclear if the antibodies from COVID-19 are protective, what level of protection they provide or how long the antibodies last. People who have recovered from COVID-19 should still social distance, wear a face covering when in public to protect others, and follow any additional guidance from the health department.
It varies by individual but in general an individual can return to normal activities if it has been at least 10 days since the symptoms started, symptoms have improved, and the individual has been fever free for at least 24 hours without the use of fever-reducing medication.
If you have tested positive, but have experienced no symptoms, you can return to activities 10 days following the date of your test.
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At this time, CDC has no data to suggest that this new coronavirus or other similar coronaviruses are spread by mosquitoes or ticks. The main way COVID-19 spreads is through close contact from person-to-person in respiratory droplets from someone who is infected. How Coronavirus Spreads
However, mosquitoes and ticks can spread other diseases such as West Nile Virus and Lyme Disease. LEARN MORE