Coronavirus Information

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. 

City of Apopka COVID-19 Information:

Please visit our YouTube Channel for our video updates and recent meetings. 

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COVID-19 Assistance Page


Alerts

  1. There are no alerts at this time.

General Guidelines:

  • 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

Symptom Chart for Coronavirus (COVID-19), Cold, Flu, or Seasonal Allergies

SymptomsCoronavirus* (Covid-19) Symptoms range from mild to severeCold (Gradual onset of symptoms)Flu (Abrupt onset of symptoms)Seasonal Allergies (Abrupt onset of symptoms)
Length of Symptoms
7 to 25 daysLess than 14 days7 to 14 daysSeveral Weeks
CoughCommon
(usually dry)
Common (Mild)Common
(usually dry)
Rare
(usually dry unless it triggers asthma)
Shortness of breathSometimesNo**No**No**
Rapid breathingSometimesNo**No**No**
SneezingNoCommonNoCommon
Runny or stuffy noseRareCommonSometimesCommon
Sore throatSometimesCommonSometimesSometimes
(usually mild)
FeverCommonShort fever periodCommonNo
Feeling tired and weakSometimesSometimesCommonSometimes
HeadachesSometimesRareCommonSometimes (related to sinus pain)
Body Aches and PainsSometimesCommonCommonNo
Diarrhea, Nausea and VomitingSometimesNoSometimes for childrenNo
ChillsSometimesNoSometimesNo
Loss of taste or smellSometimesRareRareRare
Symptom Chart for Coronavirus versus Cold versus Flu versus Seasonal Allergies

* 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

Thank you for your continued cooperation in helping to ensure we follow best practices to keep the City of Apopka healthy as we navigate this complex situation together.

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