Archive for May 2020

Look for these COVID-19 Symptoms

According to the CDC, people with COVID-19 (Coronavirus) can experience a wide range of symptoms – 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:

  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
  • Fever
  • Chills
  • Muscle pain
  • Sore throat
  • New loss of taste or smell

This list is not all inclusive. Other less common symptoms have been reported, including nausea, vomiting, or diarrhea.

If you think you or someone you know has COVID-19 symptoms, call your doctor about your symptoms and getting tested.

Important: Get medical attention immediately if you develop emergency warning signs for COVID-19 – like trouble breathing, persistent pain or pressure in your chest, or bluish lips or face.


The Sunshine Clinic Staff

Stop the spread of Coronavirus

As the COVID-19 (Corona Virus) pandemic continues, there are still important ways that you can help stop the spread of COVID-19. The best way to prevent illness is to avoid being exposed and exposing others, which means to stay at home whenever possible. If you must leave the house, be sure to practice social distancing, leaving 6 feet between you and any person you come in contact with.

Other ways to help prevent the spread of this illness include:

  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for 20 seconds,
  • Cover your mouth and nose when you cough or sneeze,
  • Use a face-covering or mask when you go out,
  • Clean and disinfect frequently touched surfaces daily,
  • Call your doctor if you think you’re experiencing symptoms.

Visit for more information, including a list of possible symptoms, testing, what to do if you’re sick, and other frequently asked questions.


The Sunshine Clinic Staff