Take These Steps if You Think You’ve Been Exposed to the New Coronavirus

If you have symptoms of COVID-19, here is what to do.

Slideshow explaining what to do if you think you've been exposed to coronavirus.

An important part of protecting yourself from the new coronavirus is knowing the signs. Symptoms can include fever, cough, or shortness of breath. Most people will only have mild symptoms, but some can become very sick. If you are experiencing these symptoms and think you may have been exposed to the virus that causes the disease known as COVID-19, here are some steps you can take to protect yourself and others.

Additional Resources

  • If you have concerns regarding COVID-19, please call NewYork-Presbyterian’s hotline at 646-697-4000. This hotline is available as a public service to provide information only and not diagnose, treat, or render a medical opinion.

  • If you are not feeling well, consider using NewYork-Presbyterian’s Virtual Urgent Care for non-life-threatening symptoms such as fever, cough, upset stomach, or nausea. Learn more by visiting nyp.org/urgentcare.