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Visit our COVID-19 Testing page for more information on testing services available at Valley and other locations in Bergen County.

Symptoms of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) can appear 2 to 14 days after exposure to the virus. Symptoms can range in severity, from mild to severe, and include:

  • Fever or chills
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath
  • Fatigue
  • Muscle/body aches
  • Loss of smell and/or taste
  • Diarrhea
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Sore throat
  • Congestion or runny nose

Emergency Warning Signs of COVID-19

Seek immediate medical attention for these symptoms:

  • Trouble breathing
  • Chest pain or pressure
  • New confusion
  • Bluish lips or face
  • Trouble awakening or staying awake

What to do if You Have Symptoms

If you're experiencing COVID-19 symptoms:

  • Call your healthcare provider. Depending on the severity of your symptoms, you may be able to recover at home.
  • Ask about COVID-19 virus testing, which can confirm whether you have COVID-19. Learn more about testing services at Valley.
  • Stay home, avoid public places, and separate yourself from other people and pets in your home. 
  • Manage your symptoms by staying hydrated and taking over-the-counter pain relievers, like acetaminophen, as needed.
  • Monitor your symptoms, and contact your healthcare provider if any worsen.