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People with COVID-19 have had a wide range of symptoms reported – ranging from mild symptoms to severe illness. Symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure to the virus.
People with cough, shortness of breath, difficulty breathing or combinations of symptoms may have COVID-19. There may also be cause for concern if you have at least two of the following symptoms: Fever, chills, repeated shaking with chills, muscle pain, headache, sore throat, or new loss of taste or smell.View more information on symptoms & precautions.
COVID-19 is thought to spread mainly through close contact from person-to-person. Some people without symptoms may be able to spread the virus. We are still learning about how the virus spreads and the severity of illness it causes. Click here to learn more about how the virus is spread.
Stay Calm and Reduce Fear During the COVID-19 Pandemic with these tips from the McLeod Employee Assistance Program.READ MORE
With the Coronavirus (COVID-19) now a global pandemic, anxiety and stress levels are becoming much higher than normal for our general population. However, those who have already been diagnosed with a known mental health condition, you may find that today’s current events surrounding COVID-19 pandemic may have started to exacerbate the symptoms of your condition. The reason for this increased sense of anxiety and stress is mainly due to so much uncertainty that is being publicized through the news, statistics, and constant updates of emergency guidelines, which is very emotionally draining for everyone. So, how do we combat this daily bombardment of stressors and stay calm during this storm?
We are all in this together, and we must stay connected to those around us, focus on what you can control, and don’t allow yourself to burnout.
If you or an immediate family member needs more help in being able to more effectively cope during these uncertain times, contact the McLeod EAP for a confidential appointment with one of our licensed professionals, by calling (843) 317-4949 in Florence or (843) 655-9438 and (843) 663-0770 at the coast.Close