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Mayo Clinic: What to do before coming to the hospital

Mayo Clinic: What to do before coming to the hospital Photo: Mayo Clinic.

KAAL-TV
Created: March 22, 2020 02:56 PM

(ABC 6 News) -- Mayo Clinic shared a quick guide on what you should do and not do when it comes to COVID-19 testing.

Mayo Clinic says before coming to a hospital, clinic or drive-thru location for COVID-19 testing you should do this:

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Call your local health care provider you show any sign of these COVID-19 symptoms:

  • Fever
  • Dry cough
  • Shortness of breath
  • Difficulty breathing

You should not do this:

Do not come to the hospital, clinic or drive-thru location to be tested without calling first. This minimizes potential exposure to other patients.

Also, check the CDC website for additional updates on COVID-19.
For more information and all your COVID-19 coverage, go to the Mayo Clinic News Network and mayoclinic.org.


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