Covid 19 is now part of our everyday life. The virus can be anywhere and is spreading quickly and without prejudice to the population. We have learned what the virus is and how it’s transmitted (CDC). Most commonly through respiratory droplets produced when an infected person coughs, sneezes, or breathes. The contagens are spread through the air and those that are too close or not wearing masks can be subject to the infection. When an infection occurs a person will recognize their symptoms and determine the level of severity they have to get treatment accordingly. Symptoms usually appear between 2-14 days after exposure to the virus.
- Congestion or runny nose
- Loss of taste or smell
- Muscle or body aches
- Sore throat
- Shortness of breath
Most people will have the above-mentioned symptoms 1st and not have any further ailments. However to have confirmation please visit the Crescent emergency room in Lancaster, Texas. Crescent Emergency is available 24/7 and is better equipped than urgent care or a standalone ER to meet all of your health needs, especially treatment for Covid 19. There are symptoms that are more immediate and elevated in severity.
- Trouble breathing
- Chest pain/ pressure
- New Confusion
- Inability to wake or stay awake
- Face discoloration or bluish lips
If facing these emergencies please get Emergency care immediately. Upon arrival at the Emergency room, you will be tested and if confirmed covid case is you may be admitted for further treatment. If you are experiencing symptoms of Covid 19, Please visit the Crescent Emergency Room in Lancaster Texas. The staff will be able to assist you and administer a test very quickly, usually within 30 minutes. If a diagnosis is confirmed, depending on the severity of the symptoms admitting to the hospital ER may be required. Trouble breathing, chest pains, new confusion, face discoloration, or bluish lips, are all considered severe symptoms of Covid 19.
Crescent Emergency room is equipped to handle medical emergencies that Urgent Care facilities and stand-alone ERs may not be. The site has access to the latest treatments available for Covid, Remdesivir, and bamlanivimab. These treatments have been approved for Emergency use by the FDA and the Coronavirus Treatment Acceleration Program (CTAP). Remdesivir Is a drug that was used in the Ebola outbreak of 2014. The purpose of Remdesivir is to slow or stop the viral replication of the Coronavirus. The other drug Bamlanivimab is used to help boost the number of antibodies in the system. The goal is to offer all of our patients the best medical care available to them, to have a complete recovery.