什么是新型冠状病毒肺炎

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Galveston County's 新型冠状病毒肺炎 Community Level is Low

Take precautions to 保护自己和他人 from 新型冠状病毒肺炎:

  • Stay up to date on 新型冠状病毒肺炎疫苗s.
  • 如果你有症状,去检查一下.
  • If you are at a high risk for severe illness, talk to you doctor about whether you need to wear a mask and take other precautions.*
    * You may choose to wear a face mask at any time. Those with 症状, a positive test or exposure to someone with 新型冠状病毒肺炎 should wear a face mask. 

新型冠状病毒肺炎疫苗信息

新型冠状病毒肺炎 primary series vaccines are recommended for everyone ages 6 months and older, and booster doses for everyone eligible ages 5 years and older.

得到ting a 新型冠状病毒肺炎疫苗 after you recover from 新型冠状病毒肺炎 infection provides added protection.  People who are moderately or severely immunocompromised have different recommendations for 新型冠状病毒肺炎疫苗s,包括助推器.

请浏览我们的 新型冠状病毒肺炎疫苗 page for vaccine availability, 常见问题 and more.  新型冠状病毒肺炎疫苗 and booster recommendations may be updated as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) continues to monitor the latest data.

什么是新型冠状病毒肺炎? 

新型冠状病毒肺炎 is a disease caused by a virus called SARS-CoV-2. Most people with 新型冠状病毒肺炎 have mild 症状, but some people can become severely ill. Although most people with 新型冠状病毒肺炎 get better within weeks of illness, some people experience post-COVID conditions. 老年人有 certain underlying medical conditions are more likely to get severely ill from 新型冠状病毒肺炎. Vaccines against 新型冠状病毒肺炎 are safe and effective. 

新型冠状病毒肺炎如何传播?

新型冠状病毒肺炎 spreads when an infected person breathes out droplets and very small particles that contain the virus. These droplets and particles can be breathed in by other people or land on their eyes, 鼻子, 或口. In some circumstances, they may contaminate surfaces they touch.

Anyone infected with 新型冠状病毒肺炎 can spread it, even if they do NOT have 症状.

Learn more about what you can do to 保护自己和他人.

新型冠状病毒肺炎的症状

Symptoms can include fever or chills, 咳嗽, 呼吸急促(气促), 乏力, 肌肉或身体疼痛, 头疼, 味觉或嗅觉新丧失, 喉咙痛, 鼻塞或流鼻涕, 恶心、呕吐和腹泻.

预防新型冠状病毒肺炎

Vaccination is the best tool we have to protect people and communities from 新型冠状病毒肺炎.

Like any vaccine, 新型冠状病毒肺炎疫苗s do not stop 100 percent of cases. 但 people who are up to date on their vaccines 更不容易被感染. They are also better protected from severe illness, hospitalization, and death.

澳门葡京游戏信誉网址 encourages the voluntary use of masks, 以及其他动作, as prevention against 新型冠状病毒肺炎 and other respiratory infections.

Wearing a well-fitting mask in indoor public spaces, regardless of your vaccination status, can help protect you and everyone close to you. Some businesses may have mask preferences for their employees and customers.

Other precautions you can take include: washing your hands with soap and water, 遮住咳嗽和打喷嚏, 避免触摸眼睛, disinfect often touched surfaces and socially distance.

What should I do if I think I may be sick?

If you are experiencing any of these 症状, consider the following options:

What to do if you are sick with 新型冠状病毒肺炎

COVID - 19的症状 may show up 2‑14 days after exposure. The steps you should take if you think you are sick with COVID‑19 depend on whether you have a higher risk of developing severe illness.

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一般人群:

  • If you are in generally good health and have mild 症状, stay home and take care of yourself like you would for a cold or the flu.
  • If 症状 worsen, call your doctor.

If you need help finding a doctor or accessing medical care, call 2‑1‑1 and they can direct you to low- or no-cost providers in your area.