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Arizona Resources – Poison Center takes screening calls for Coronavirus Testing

>Arizona Poison Center Screening
The Arizona Poison Control System is available to answer questions about COVID-19 from Arizona providers (for testing, patient guidance) and the general public (for testing, isolation, quarantine): 1-844-542-8201
>Poison and Drug Information Center helps field public calls about COVID-19

>Updates in AZ in the last 24 hours

>Latest Arizona Public Health Coronavirus Notices, Updates and Map

“How can I protect myself from COVID-19? Basic, everyday habits go a long way to protecting yourself from viruses. Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If soap and water are not available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer.

“Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands. Avoid close contact with people who are sick. Stay home when you are sick. Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash.

“Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces.These are everyday habits that can help prevent the spread of several viruses. CDC has additional tips for individuals, families, and households.

“Am I at risk for COVID-19 infection in the United States? Currently, risk to the public in Maricopa County is low. This is a rapidly-evolving situation and the risk assessment may change daily.

“Should I be tested for COVID-19? If you develop a fever and symptoms of respiratory illness, such as cough or shortness of breath, within 14 days after travel from affected areas, you should call ahead to a healthcare provider and mention your recent travel.  Public health will work with your healthcare provider to get you tested if recommended.”

More at Source: >What Can I Do | Maricopa County, AZ

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