COVID-19 is a highly contagious respiratory disease. Common symptoms include cough, shortness of breath or difficulty breathing, fever or chills, muscle or body aches, fatigue, headache, sore throat, congestion or runny nose, nausea or vomiting, diarrhea, and a new loss of taste or smell. The vast majority of patients with this disease will have mild symptoms and not require treatment.
If you are experiencing respiratory distress, go to St. Luke's Emergency Department or call 911 immediately.
If you suspect you have COVID-19 and want to be tested:
- Visit St. Luke's Respiratory Clinic. This clinic is open 7 days a week (closed holidays). If you have COVID-19 symptoms, the provider can order a test. You will be called with the results within 1 to 2 days.
For additional guidance:
- Call your primary care provider
- Call St. Luke’s COVID-19 Nurse Triage Hotline. This free service is available 24/7 at 218.249.4200
- Visit slhduluth.com/eCare for a free visit, using COVID19
Whether or not you have a positive COVID-19 test, you should isolate for at least 72 hours after not having a fever without the use of medicine that reduces fevers, AND other symptoms have improved (cough or shortness of breath), AND at least 10 days have passed since symptoms first appeared.
See Testing, Diagnosis and Treatment for COVID-19 testing guidelines.
St. Luke's Status Updates:
- Updated Clinic, Emergency and Inpatient Visitor Policies are now in place.
- View a full list of Status Updates.
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