This pandemic-level virus that impacts the lungs is easily spread by small droplets through the nose and mouth and can survive on surfaces for a certain amount of time. COVID-19 is more contagious than the seasonal flu. While most of all COVID-19 cases to date are being reported as mild, some people become seriously and critically ill. People with lung health issues are among the most at risk, as they already have compromised lung health. Further damage to their lungs could be extremely detrimental.
Recognize some of the symptoms of COVID-19, which can vary from person to person.
Rapid testing or PCR tests are two ways to test for COVID-19. Find out more about these testing options
COVID-19 vaccinations are an important part of protecting yourself and others from the potentially serious complications of COVID-19