People with COVID-19 have had a wide range of symptoms reported – ranging from mild symptoms to severe illness. Symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure to the virus. People with these symptoms may have COVID-19:
- Fever or chills
- Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
- Muscle or body aches
- New loss of taste or smell
- Sore throat
- Congestion or runny nose
- Nausea or vomiting
What to do if you have symptoms or have been exposed to COVID-19?
Instructions for Employees
If new onset, non-chronic COVID symptoms are present, follow these instructions:
- Contact yourr supervisor to report COVID symptoms and stay home or leave campus immediately.
- Supervisor or employee should submit the COVID Symptom Form.
- A member of UNC’s COVID team will contact the employee to confirm receipt of the form, provide additional information and confirm that the employee has been directed to stay home (or has been sent home) per state guidelines. The employee will also receive further instructions about quarantine/isolation if needed.
- More information and details are included in the Quick Reference Flowchart for Employee Health Screenings.
Instructions for Students
Before going to the Health Center you must report your symptoms and/or exposure via this form.
The Student Health Center will provide you with additional details about next steps and testing.