Positive Cases

  • Recommendations for students who test positive for COVID-19 can be found here:  CDC and/or Oklahoma State Department of Health guidelines.

     

Symptoms to Watch For

  • *All of the information below is subject to change based upon guidance from the CDC, OSDH, and medical experts.

    People with COVID-19 have had a wide range of symptoms reported – from mild symptoms to severe illness. Symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure to the virus. Anyone can have mild to severe symptoms. People with these symptoms may have COVID-19:

    Any one or more of these symptoms

    • Fever 100.4F or higher                         
    • Sore throat
    • Cough
    • Difficulty Breathing   
    • Diarrhea or Vomiting
    • New loss of Taste or Smell

    Any three or more of these symptoms (not explained by an existing condition)

    • Stuffy or Runny Nose
    • Muscle/Body Aches
    • Fatigue
    • Chills
    • Nausea
    • Loss of Appetite
    • New Onset of Severe Heachache

    *This list does not include all possible symptoms. Please call your medical provider for these or any other symptoms that are severe or concerning to you. Older adults and people who have severe underlying medical conditions like heart or lung disease or diabetes seem to be at higher risk for developing more serious complications from COVID-19 illness.

    Information about COVID-19 testing is available below.

    If you develop these symptoms or are concerned you may have COVID-19, please self-isolate, notify your healthcare provider and school to report symptoms and get tested. 

When to get tested

  • The CDC recommends COVID-19 testing for individuals who:

    • Have symptoms of COVID-19
    • Have been asked or referred to get testing by their healthcare provider, local or state ​health department
       

A message from Dr. Kate Cook M.D. on testing