Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)
Do not delay care out of fear of contracting COVID-19. We have implemented infection prevention measures to safely care for you during this time.
Face masks are required for your safety and the safety of others.
We are testing for COVID-19 on an outpatient basis at our Drive-Up COVID-19, Strep, & Flu Testing on Main St and Spicerville Hwy. The Testing Center is open Monday-Friday 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. and operates on a first-come, first-served basis. A physician order is not necessary. Learn more at https://www.eatonrapidsmedicalcenter.org/news/ermc-opens-drive-up-covid-19-testing-center/.
With the exception of emergencies, all who enter must be screened first.
We’ve launched telehealth visits! See a Redicare or Family Practice provider online using your smartphone, tablet, or laptop. Learn more at https://www.eatonrapidsmedicalcenter.org/services/family-practice-redicare/.
What are the symptoms of COVID-19?
Symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure to the virus. People with these symptoms may have COVID-19:
- Fever or chills
- Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
- Nasal congestion or runny nose
- Muscle or body aches
- Sore throat
- New loss of smell or taste
- Nausea or vomiting
The estimated incubation period is between 2 and 14 days with a median of 5 days. It is important to note that some people become infected and do not develop any symptoms or feel unwell.
Reported illnesses have ranged from mild symptoms to severe illness and death.
- Trouble breathing
- Persistent pain or pressure in the chest
- New confusion
- Inability to wake or stay awake
- Bluish lips or face
*This list is not all inclusive. Please consult your medical provider for any other symptoms that are severe or concerning to you.
Call 911 if you have a medical emergency: Notify the operator that you have, or think you might have, COVID-19. If possible, put on a cloth face covering before medical help arrives.