Hospitals and health systems, including Phelps Health, continue to monitor the spread of COVID-19, a new coronavirus that was first identified in China in December 2019. Additional cases have been identified in a growing number of countries, including the United States. Missouri's first case was confirmed March 7, 2020, in St. Louis County. For more information about cases in the state, visit Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services.
Phelps Health COVID-19 Data
|Total Tested for COVID-19 at Phelps Health:||520|
|Total Told to Self-Quarantine by Phelps Health (Includes Tested and Non-Tested Individuals):||608|
|Total Served by Phelps Health Drive-Through Respiratory Screening Station since March 30:||823|
Last updated: May 22, 2020, at 4:42 PM
At the time of this post, there are no patients admitted to Phelps Health with a confirmed case of COVID-19.
Disclaimer: The number tested does not include the numbers associated with the DHSS Targeted Testing.
Next approximate update: May 26, 2020, at 6:00 PM
What are the symptoms of coronavirus?
According to the CDC, reported illnesses have ranged from mild symptoms to severe illness. The following symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure:
- Fever (100.4°F/38°C or higher)
- Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
- Repeated shaking with chills
- Muscle pain
- Sore throat
- New loss of taste or smell
What can you do to reduce your risk of getting coronavirus?
Follow CDC guidelines for prevention, which include:
- Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
- Practice social distancing.
- Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth.
- Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.
- Stay home when you are sick.
- Cover your cough.
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