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Do Not Delay Seeking Emergency Care

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DO NOT DELAY SEEKING EMERGENCY CARE FOR YOUR CHILD BECAUSE YOU ARE WORRIED ABOUT THE SPREAD OF COVID-19.

Emergency departments have infection prevention plans to protect you and your child from getting sick with COVID-19 if your child needs emergency care.

If your child is showing any of these emergency warning signs, seek emergency medical care immediately.
-Trouble breathing
-Pain or pressure in the chest that doesn’t go away
-New confusion
-Can’t wake up or stay awake when not tired
-Bluish lips or face
*This list does not include all possible symptoms.

Call your child’s healthcare provider for any other symptoms that are severe or concerning to you.

Content source: National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases (NCIRD), Division of Viral Diseases