CHS is monitoring the spread of COVID-19 and is committed to keeping you informed. Use these resources to learn what you can do to keep you and your family safe and healthy.
Note: We are offering drive-thru services for upper respiratory screening for those experiencing symptoms of COVID-19. Please visit this page for more information.
What is COVID-19?
An outbreak of respiratory disease caused by a novel (new) coronavirus was first detected in China and has now been detected in other countries, including the U.S. The disease has been named COVID-19. Symptoms of COVID-19 are fever, cough and shortness of breath.
If you think you are sick
If you think you’re experiencing an emergency, dial 911.
1. Learn your risk
- These make you higher risk:
- Fever, cough, trouble breathing
- Being an older adult
- Conditions like heart or lung disease
2. Call your medical provider
- Call ahead before visiting a medical office
- Follow your providers instructions
- Stay home unless advised by your provider
How do I get tested for COVID-19?
Testing requires authorization. Please call your provider at 608-361-0311 if you think you’ve been exposed to COVID-19, are experiencing symptoms, or need to learn more about testing.
What can I do to keep me and my family safe?
CDC guidelines and prevention tips:
- Avoid close contact with people who are sick. Keep 6 feet away from others and avoid large gatherings.
- Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth.
- Stay home and avoid going out.
- Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue. Throw the tissue in the trash.
- Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces using a regular household cleaning spray or wipe.
- Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.