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When does COVID-19 need hospital care?

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If you have serious symptoms, like trouble breathing, or if your symptoms get worse suddenly, you may need to go to the hospital for treatment. If you think you need help right away, call your doctor's office or hospital and tell them you're on the way and that you think you might have COVID-19. That will help them prepare for your arrival.

From: Coronavirus (COVID-19) Treatment WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

CDC: “Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19).”

Richard Lassiter, MD, department of emergency medicine, Emory University Hospital.

Medscape: "Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Treatment and Management,” “So You Have a COVID-19 Patient; How Do You Treat Them?”

Reviewed by Michael W. Smith on April 2, 2020

SOURCES:

CDC: “Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19).”

Richard Lassiter, MD, department of emergency medicine, Emory University Hospital.

Medscape: "Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Treatment and Management,” “So You Have a COVID-19 Patient; How Do You Treat Them?”

Reviewed by Michael W. Smith on April 2, 2020

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