The complete clinical picture with regard to COVID-19 is not fully known. Reported illnesses have ranged from very mild to severe, including illness resulting in death. Older people and people of all ages with severe underlying health conditions should be monitored closely just as you would with the flu. Common symtoms include fever, cough, loss of taste or smell. and difficulty breathing.
According to the CDC, Telehealth services can facilitate public health mitigation strategies during this pandemic by increasing social distancing. These services can be a safer option for patients by reducing potential infectious exposures. They can reduce the strain on healthcare systems by minimizing the surge of patient demand on facilities and reduce the use of PPE by healthcare providers.