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Coronavirus What should you do if you think you might have COVID-19 In McKenzie County


March 18, 2020 | View PDF

Please contact MCHS (McKenzie County Health Systems) 701-842-3000 #9 if:

1. You have symptoms such as a cough, shortness of breath, or fever and need medical care AND

2. You have Travel Exposure* or have been in close contact with an individual positive for COVID-19 in the last 14 days.

3. If you have symptoms and anticipate needing to be seen in the emergency room we ask that you call the number above first unless it is life threatening.

Asymptomatic individuals and those not meeting the North Dakota Department of Health Criteria will not be tested. If you’re unsure of your travel risk please contact the North Dakota Department of Health COVID-19 Information line at 1-866-207-2880 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

*Travel exposure is any international travel or travel to a US city with sustained community spread such as Seattle, Los Angeles, or New York. An airport layover in a city is lower risk.

For additional information and to see the latest news on Coronavirus (COVID-19), please visit: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention or North Dakota Department of Health.


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