If your child has any symptoms of COVID-19, please call us. Up to 44% of children who have novel coronavirus do not have fever, so be familiar with all the symptoms. We can help you decide if you need to be evaluated. All fevers without clear alternate explanation should be evaluated for COVID-19 or the child should remain isolated for 14 days.  Evaluation may include a diagnostic test.

Current CDC confirmed symptoms of COVID include:

  • Fever or chills (present in 56% of kids in one study)
  • Cough  (54%)
  • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing (13%)
  • Fatigue
  • Muscle or body aches (23%)
  • Headache (28%)
  • New loss of taste or smell
  • Sore throat (24%)
  • Congestion or runny nose (7%)
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Diarrhea

This list does not include all possible symptoms.