Those with Respiratory Illness and/or Fever Need to Self-Isolate

​Anyone who is experiencing any respiratory illness and /or fever should be practicing good self-isolating techniques. Self-isolating means staying away from others and staying at home. Don't go to work, school or public areas during this time.

Those with respiratory illness may end the self-isolation when they are symptom-free after seven days. Those whose symptoms include fever should be fever-free for three days without taking fever-reducing medication. 
Those with questions or concerns about COVID-19, including testing, should call their doctor or the Alachua County Health Department’s call center at 352-334-8810. Operators are available from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday (after hours call 352-334-7900). The County’s 311 Critical Information Line is also available to answer questions.

Those who have tested positive For Covid-19 must isolate for 14 days. If you are sick, please call your doctor. ​

For current Coronavirus (COVID-19) information, visit the Alachua County Coronavirus website, the Alachua County Facebook page, call the Coronavirus Information Line at 866-779-6121, visit the Florida Department of Health website, and the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)​.

For more information, contact Alachua County Communications Director Mark Sexton at 352-264-6979 or msexton@alachuacounty.us.

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