Coronavirus symptoms, and preventing the spread of germs

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 these symptoms may have COVID-19:

  • Fever or chills
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
  • Fatigue
  • Muscle or body aches
  • Headache
  • New loss of taste or smell
  • Sore throat
  • Congestion or runny nose
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Diarrhea
 

This list does not include all possible symptoms. CDC will continue to update this list as we learn more about COVID-19.

 
 
The following links provide updated information regarding the Novel Coronavirus.
Riverside County health officials are recommending residents cover their nose and mouth when leaving home for essential travel to doctor appointments, grocery shopping or pharmacy visits.
Read the full press release here.
This is an infographic that describes the new public health recommendation to cover your face.
The press release can be found in Spanish here.
 
Informational Material:
 
The following links provide updated information regarding the Novel Coronavirus.
Social distancing is a practice recommended by public health officials to stop or slow down the
spread of contagious diseases. It requires the creation of physical space between individuals who
may spread certain infectious diseases. The key is to minimize the number of gatherings as much
as possible and to achieve space between individuals when events or activities cannot be
modified, postponed, or canceled. Achieving space between individuals of approximately six feet is advisable. 
 
Image of a man and a woman practicing social distancing
 
Many parents are wondering how to bring up the epidemic in a way that will be reassuring and not make kids more worried than they already may be. Play the video below, for some advice from the experts at the Child Mind Institute.
 
For more information on this topic, visit the Child Mind website.
 
The following links provide updated information regarding the Novel Coronavirus.
The city of Hemet is offering COVID-19 testing. Testing is available Tuesday through Saturday from 7:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. at the Hemet City Library, 300 E. Latham Ave. Tests will be available by appointment only and can be scheduled online by visiting https://lhi.care;inquiries can be directed to 951-765-2301.
 
Picture of COVID-19 testing information in Hemet. For more information of scheduling an appointment, call 888-6341123