You’re probably not going to need a checklist, but it can help you identify all the possible risks of exposure to coronaviruses.
Here’s how to make one, and we’ve got a few tips to help you decide which is best for you.1.
Do you know where the coronovirus is coming from?
It’s very easy to forget where the virus is coming to you from, so here are some quick guidelines to keep in mind when deciding how to protect yourself.2.
Are you familiar with the symptoms of coronaviral illness?
If you have any symptoms that might indicate you have a coronavivirus infection, check them out with your doctor or your local public health agency.
Do your family members know what you have?
If your family knows you have the coronivirus, ask them to contact their doctor or a local public safety agency and explain what you think you may have, or if you’re unsure, ask your doctor if they can give you more information.
Are there any symptoms of exposure that might suggest you have more than one coronavovirus infection?
Some of the most common symptoms of contact with coronavirinics might include fever, cough, and sore throat.
If you think your symptoms are related to the coronvirus, you should contact your doctor right away to get checked out.
Have you been tested?
If it turns out you have one or more coronavillirus infections, you’ll need to be tested for the virus to know whether you’re at increased risk for infection.
Are the symptoms you’re experiencing consistent with symptoms you’ve had in the past?
It can be hard to know exactly what is causing the symptoms that you’re having, so check out this list of common symptoms for coronavirauses.7.
Are they related to symptoms you might have in the previous year?
This could be particularly important if you have symptoms in the last six months.
If the symptoms are the same, and the symptoms were the same last year, you’re likely to be at increased exposure risk, so ask your healthcare provider about that too.8.
Is your healthcare practitioner able to give you information about how to prevent infection?
If there’s no answer to any of these questions, talk to your doctor about getting a healthcare provider to explain how to help prevent infection.9.
Are your symptoms similar to the symptoms your healthcare providers are seeing?
If the signs and symptoms you have are similar to symptoms seen in other people who have the virus, your doctor may be able to tell you if there’s a chance you have an infection.
If there is no response, contact your healthcare team and see if you can get tested for coronviral infection.