Questions Regarding COVID 19 Call the Hispanic Health Council Hotline Monday to Friday, 8am to 4pm (800) 964- 3400
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Upcoming Vaccination Clinics:
- 590 Park Street, Hartford, CT 06106 Provided by Hartford Health Care
- Wednesday, October 13th: 10am to 4pm
- Wednesday October 27th: 10am to 4pm
- 442 Main Street (C-Town), East Hartford, CT 06118 Provided by Hartford Health Care
- Saturday, October 30th, 12pm to 2pm
COVID 19 FAQ:
What is Covid19?
COVID-19 is a disease caused by a virus called SARS-CoV-2 that was first discovered in 2019. It spreads through respiratory droplets or small particles, released when someone who is infected talks, sings, coughs, sneezes, or breathes. You get COVID-19 by breathing in the virus or less often by touching surfaces and objects that have the virus on it then touching your own mouth, nose, or eyes.
COVID-19 most commonly spreads between people who are in close contact with one another (within about 6 feet). COVID-19 can also be spread by airborne transmission at distances greater than 6 feet. This happens within enclosed spaces with inadequate ventilation. Although many people who get COVID-19 are only mildly sick with cough and fever, some people become sick enough that they need to be hospitalized, and some people die from this infection.
What are the symptoms of COVID-19?
People with COVID-19 have had a wide range of symptoms reported – ranging from mild symptoms to severe illness. Generally, people who have COVID-19 become sick 2–14 days after being exposed to someone with the virus. fever, chills, muscle pain Headache, sore throat, nausea/vomiting, diarrhea, fatigue, congestion/runny nose
What is the incubation period for COVID-19?
The incubation period for COVID-19 is thought to be within 14 days following exposure, with most cases occurring approximately four to five days after exposure.
• The Vaccines are free
• All the vaccines are highly effective. More than 150 million people in the U.S. are fully vaccinated. These vaccines have been through the most intensive safety monitoring in U.S. History
• All adults are eligible to receive the Vaccine
• Children’s 12 and up are eligible to receive Pfizer vaccine.
• You don’t need insurance or an id card to get the Vaccine
• People with underlying health conditions can receive the COVID-19 vaccines authorized by the FDA.
• The vaccines will not give you COVID-19
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