What are the Signs that You Might Need COVID Testing in Saint Petersburg?

What are the Signs that You Might Need COVID Testing in Saint Petersburg?

What are the Signs that You Might Need COVID Testing in Saint Petersburg?

The Coronavirus, also known as COVID, has increased worries over illness in 2020 and beyond. With new variants being discovered at alarming rates, and vaccines rolling out to combat the worst of the virus, there’s cause for concern among everyday people. However, some people are confused about when they need COVID testing in Saint Petersburg and surrounding cities.

Covid has a long list of possible symptoms, most of which mimic a bad cold or influenza. Some of the most common symptoms include:

  • Moderate to high fever
  • Dry cough with throat aches or soreness
  • Unexplained fatigue
  • Diarrhea
  • Body aches and severe headache or migraine

Less common symptoms of the Coronavirus include:

  • Discoloration or blue tinges to toes and fingers
  • Conjunctivitis
  • Loss of taste or smell
  • Sensitivity to heat or bright lights

In extreme cases, symptoms could include shortness of breath or raspy, wet coughs, loss of speech or movement, inability to form coherent words or thoughts, and chest pain or intense upper body pressure.

When Do COVID Symptoms Become Prevalent?

Most people develop COVID symptoms within 2 to 14 days of viral infection. The best thing you can do is wear a mask, wash your hands regularly, practice social distance of at least 6-feet from anyone else, and avoid traveling or large crowds when possible.

If you’ve traveled or believe you may have been around an infected person, you should isolate yourself for up to two weeks. This is ample time to determine whether the virus is in your system or not.

Where Can You Go to Get Tested for the Coronavirus?

For more information about COVID and how to cope with or avoid the virus, please call Polmed Primary Care & Walk-In Clinic at (727) 339-2054. We would be happy to help you stay safe and healthy with COVID testing in Saint Petersburg and surrounding cities.

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