COVID-19: Novel Coronavirus

Our health advisories have the latest information.

Closely monitor health advisories for updated guidance, situational awareness and resources for providers and patients.

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COVID-19 vaccination

Everyone 5 years or older is eligible to get ta COVID-19 Vaccine. For the latest information, visit our COVID-19 Vaccine Information for Providers page.

Learn more about COVID-19 vaccine planning, development and safety standards from DOH and CDC.

Testing

People with COVID-19 have reported a wide range of symptoms, from mild symptoms to severe illness.

Symptoms may appear 2 to 14 days after exposure to the virus. They may include cough, shortness of breath or difficulty breathing, fever, chills, muscle pain, headache, sore throat or loss of taste or smell.

A high volume of people with suspected COVID-19 are going to local emergency departments (EDs) seeking testing. Help spread the recommendation to save ED capacity for emergencies. Direct people to available testing sites.

If a patient tests positive using an at-home test have them report their result to Washington State Department of Health at (800) 525-0127.

Personal protective equipment

Additional Guidance

Patient instructions

  • What to do if you may have been exposed to a person with COVID-19.
  • What to do if you have confirmed or suspected COVID-19.

For more general information, visit our website – https://www.tpchd.org/healthy-people/human-coronavirus

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