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SEEKING MEDICAL CARE FOR COVID-19


Look for emergency warning signs

If someone is showing any of the following signs, CALL 911 or immediately seek emergency medical care:

  • Trouble breathing (feel you can’t catch your breath)
  • Persistent pain or pressure in the chest
  • New confusion
  • Inability to wake or stay awake
  • Bluish lips or face

Common Symptoms of COVID-19

People with COVID-19 have reported a variety of symptoms– ranging from mild to severe. Symptoms may appear 2-10 days after exposure to the virus.

Symptoms of COVID-19 may include:

  • Fever
  • Chills
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath
  • Fatigue
  • Muscle or body aches
  • Headache
  • New loss of taste or smell
  • Sore throat
  • Congestion or runny nose
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Diarrhea

Care for non-emergent symptoms of COVID-19

If you develop symptoms of COVID-19, STAY HOME and consult a medical provider using KRMC’s web-based telemedicine service, Care Anywhere.

This service allows you to receive medical care at home without an office visit. Operating hours are Monday-Friday, 7:00 am – 9:00 pm, and Saturday and Sunday, 7:00 am – 7:00pm.

With a Care Anywhere visit, you will answer questions about your symptoms online. A healthcare provider will evaluate your answers and provide a treatment plan within 24 hours, which may include an order for a COVID-19 diagnostic test.  

PLEASE NOTE: If you do not have access to the Internet, please call your Primary Care Provider.  

Monoclonal Antibody Therapy

KRMC offers monoclonal antibody therapy to eligible patients. This treatment can help fight COVID-19 infection early. 

The therapy, which involves a one-time intravenous (IV) infusion of the antibodies, is available to the following:

  • Individuals who have tested positive for COVID-19 and are within ten days of onset
  • Unvaccinated individuals who have had close contact with a COVID-positive person
  • Vaccinated individuals who are immunocompromised and have had close contact with a COVID-positive person

Early intervention with this treatment can shorten the duration of symptoms and reduce the risk of severe illness and hospitalization.

If you or a close contact test positive for COVID-19, call (928) 681-8699 to see if you are eligible for monoclonal antibody therapy.

Watch the video below to learn more about this therapy and its benefits for treating COVID-19.