At Dr. Cynthia Brown, your health and wellbeing are our No. 1 priority. As the world continues to act and react to the COVID-19 pandemic, we have seen a lot of misinformation floated out through the news and social media. So you can stay informed, we wanted to pass along resources that we’ve found helpful.

Coronavirus Prevention

As it works on a vaccine for COVID-19, the CDC has many recommendations on how to prevent contracting the virus, chief among them: washing your hands vigorously, using disinfectants, staying home if you are sick, and avoiding close contact with others.

Here is a complete list of CDC recommendations.

COVID-19 Symptoms

If you have been exposed to the virus, the following symptoms may appear within 2-14 days of exposure:

  • Fever
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath

Severe symptoms include the following. Seek immediate medical attention if you experience any of the following:

  • Difficulty breathing or shortness of breath
  • Persistent pain or pressure in the chest
  • New confusion or inability to arouse
  • Bluish lips or face

What to Do If You Are Sick

There is a long list of precautionary measures. Above all, the CDC recommends that you stay home, stay in touch with your doctor, and avoid public transportation.

Here is a link to the CDC’s complete list of recommendations.

Official COVID-19 Updates

Like we mentioned above, there is a lot of misinformation about this pandemic as news and regulations continue to rapidly shift.

Here is the CDC’s main page, where they update on everything from new cases to safety practices.

Stay safe and in good health, and know that we will get through this together!

Sincerely,

Your dental family at Dr. Cynthia Brown