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A 38-year-old male asked:

Hi, i have covid symptoms. fever of 37.9, dry cough, sore throat, headache and it feels like i am starting to get body aches. how do i get tested and what is the procedure. ?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
USA or ZA?: CDC guidelines for COVID 19 testing are at https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-nCoV/hcp/clinical-criteria.html. However, state & local health departments/ providers make actual testing decisions. Some states require a dr's referral & others don't. People can call their health care provider if they believe they should be tested.

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