Coronavirus: When should you seek care?

Not feeling well? With the rise of coronavirus, it can be hard to know what your symptoms mean.

Here’s what to watch for and when to seek help, according to NYU Langone.

If you have a runny nose, congestion, sore throat, minor aches and pains, and no fever ...

These are symptoms of a common cold. NYU Langone recommends you stay home until you feel better.

If you have a headache, cough, muscle aches and joint pain WITH a fever ...

These are symptoms of the flu. NYU Langone recommends staying home and contacting a doctor remotely.

Here's when you should seek urgent medical care ...

The three main symptoms of coronavirus are fever, cough and difficulty breathing. If you have these symptoms, call your doctor or medical provider immediately.

The best treatment is prevention.

Avoid close contact with sick people, wash your hands frequently for at least 20 seconds, always cover your face when you sneeze or cough, and avoid touching your face without washing your hands first.

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