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The City of Apopka is closely following updates from the Florida Department of Health and the CDC regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19). It is important for the health of the community to prevent the spread of this virus.
We will keep this page updated to provide any new information as it becomes available.
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The City of Apopka is closely monitoring CDC and Florida Department of Health reports on Coronavirus (COVID-19). Read On...
On June 24, 2020 Orange County issued an Emergency Executive Order regarding an update on COVID-19 and Required Face Masks. Read On...
- Practicing social distancing
- Wear Face Covering
- Referring anyone with a question regarding symptoms to call AdventHealth’s Coronavirus Information Line, 1-877-VIRUSHQ (1-877-847-8747), which is staffed 24 hours a day to answer questions relating to COVID-19
Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Coronavirus Disease 2019
- Travel Health Notices
- COVID-19 Print Resources and Fact Sheets
- Frequently Asked Questions and Answers from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
- Coronavirus Disease 2019 Situation Summary
Symptom Chart for Coronavirus (COVID-19), Cold, Flu, or Seasonal Allergies
|Symptoms||Coronavirus* (Covid-19) Symptoms range from mild to severe||Cold (Gradual onset of symptoms)||Flu (Abrupt onset of symptoms)||Seasonal Allergies (Abrupt onset of symptoms)|
|Length of Symptoms||7 to 25 days||Less than 14 days||7 to 14 days||Several Weeks|
(usually dry unless it triggers asthma)
|Shortness of breath||Sometimes||No**||No**||No**|
|Runny or stuffy nose||Rare||Common||Sometimes||Common|
|Fever||Common||Short fever period||Common||No|
|Feeling tired and weak||Sometimes||Sometimes||Common||Sometimes|
|Headaches||Sometimes||Rare||Common||Sometimes (related to sinus pain)|
|Body Aches and Pains||Sometimes||Common||Common||No|
|Diarrhea||Sometimes||No||Sometimes for children||No|
|Chills and Repeated Shaking||Sometimes||No||Sometimes||No|
|Loss of taste or smell||Sometimes||Rare||Rare||Rare|
* Information is still evolving. **Allergies, colds, and flus can all trigger asthma, which can lead to shortness of breath. COVID-19 is the only one associated with shortness of breath on its own. Sources: Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, World Health Organization, Center for Disease Control and Prevention. www.aafa.org/covid19