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course 1 topic 5 lesson 3

Symptom Care

for Community health workers

Mild versus Severe Symptom Care

Monitor symptoms carefully and alert the health authority or nearest health facility if you or your patient experiences trouble breathing.

If you or your patient experience mild symptoms, you should:

When to Seek Medical Attention

The following are emergency warning signs for COVID-19 and require immediate medical attention if and when you notice any of these things when caring for your loved one or when monitoring your own health:

This list does not contain all possible symptoms, so it is important to contact your health practitioner or a COVID-19-specific emergency health line if you experience any other symptoms that are severe or concerning to you.

Symptom Care
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