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COVID-19 SYMPTOMS: Shortness of breath, fever, dry cough, headache, body aches, ear ache, sore throat, loss of the sense of smell or taste, or sometimes abdominal pain, such as nausea, vomiting and diarrhea.
- People experiencing extreme difficulty breathing should call 911 or visit the Emergency Department immediately.
- If breathing is troublesome but manageable, please call Colorado Mountain Medical at (970) 926-6340 to schedule an appointment.
- Emergency department at Vail Health Hospital: 970-479-7225
- 911: If extreme difficulty breathing or after-hours
People who already have a chronic illness or are at risk of getting one should avoid unnecessary public contact. This includes people with cancer, people over the age of 60, and people with cardiovascular disease, diabetes, chronic respiratory disease, abnormally high blood pressure, cancer or anyone who is otherwise immunocompromised.
The focus is to slow the spread of the virus, protect the medical infrastructure, and protect the most vulnerable people in the community. Take personal responsibility to help stop the spread.
MASKS REQUIRED AT VAIL HEALTH FACILITIES:
To keep our facilities, staff and patients as healthy as possible, masks are required in all Vail Health locations, including Colorado Mountain Medical, Shaw Cancer Center, Howard Head Sports Medicine, urgent care, surgery centers and more.
LOCAL COVID-19 INFORMATION
- Call the Colorado Health Emergency Line (CO Help) at 1-877-462-2911 for more information.
- Eagle County Public Health is utilizing ecemergency.org to provide the most recent guidance from the CDC regarding coronavirus.
TESTING FOR THE UNINSURED
Not everybody in our Valley needs to be screened for COVID-19. If you have symptoms but do not have health insurance and are concerned about your ability to pay, please call a primary care provider and we’ll ensure that you get screened and tested for free.
FAQ's FOR PARENTS AND THEIR CHILDREN
With daycare, schools, and young children, there are a lot of questions parents tend to ask their pediatrician around COVID-19, getting tested, vaccinations and when to see a provider. Colorado Mountain Medical's three pediatricians, Dr. Engle (Eagle), Dr. Leve (Avon) and Dr. Stough (Summit County), answer the frequently asked COVID-19 questions they tend to get from parents.