City of Oceanside public safety personnel are closely monitoring developments with the COVID-19 virus. The novel coronavirus is a rapidly evolving situation.
San Diego County Health & Human Services Agency updates a weekly count of patients being monitored: https://www.sandiegocounty.gov/coronavirus/#COVID-19SD. You may also review the US Center for Disease Control (CDC) webpage for national updates here.
SYMPTOMS OF THE VIRUS
Patients with confirmed COVID-19 infection have reported mild to severe respiratory illness with symptoms of:
At this time, the CDC believes that symptoms of COVID-19 may appear in as few as 2 days or as long as 14 days after exposure.
HOW CAN YOU PROTECT YOURSELF?
Practice everyday preventive actions to help prevent the spread of respiratory viruses, including:
These everyday habits can help prevent the spread of several viruses.
People who think they may have been exposed to COVID-19 should contact their health care provider immediately.
*If you are traveling, read the CDC recommentions on What travelers can do to protect themselves and others.