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DPH COVID-19 Update 6/26/2020

People with COVID-19 have had a wide range of symptoms reported – ranging from mild symptoms to severe illness and three additional symptoms have been identified by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

  • Jun 26, 2020
  • News & Updates

St. Louis County Department of Public Health COVID-19 Update June 26, 2020

 

New COVID-19 Symptoms Identified

People with COVID-19 have had a wide range of symptoms reported – ranging from mild symptoms to severe illness and three additional symptoms have been identified by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Those symptoms updated on June 25, include:

  • Runny Nose or Congestion
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Diarrhea

These symptoms are in addition to the previous symptoms, which are listed below.

  • Fever of Chills
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath
  • Fatigue
  • Muscle or body aches
  • Headache
  • Loss of taste or smell
  • Sore Throat

Symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure to the virus and additional information can be found here. St. Louis County residents who would like to get tested can make an appointment online here.

Mask Up, It’s a Must

In order to continue to move forward with reopening of St. Louis County it is imperative individuals take personal responsibility and wear a mask. Wearing a mask protects yourself and others around you and it has never been more important. It is critical that businesses and employers continue to follow the guidelines issued by the Department of Public Health, posted here, and require employees to wear masks.

Reissue Public Health Order

Capacity limitations will increase from 25% to 50% of fire or building code occupancy on Monday, June 29 with the new public health order and updated guidelines. The guidelines will be posted to stlcorona.com by the end of the day today.

Contact Information

The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services hotline can be reached at (877) 435-8411. St. Louis County COVID-19 website stlcorona.com.