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If You Are Sick - Emergency Instructions

Look for emergency warning signs* for COVID-19 and seek emergency medical care immediately if you have:

  • Trouble breathing
  • Persistent pain or pressure in the chest
  • New confusion
  • Inability to wake or stay awake
  • Bluish lips or face                                                   

*This list does not include all possible symptoms.

Call 911 if you feel you need immediate care or call the Baptist Medical Clinic at 601-924-9005. Notify the operator that you are seeking care for someone who has or may have COVID-19.

For any other symptoms that are severe or concerning to you, contact the Baptist Medical Clinic at 601-924-9005 for emergency signs or symptoms.

When unwell, especially if you have any of the signs or symptoms of COVID-19, do not come to campus.

If You Are Sick - Non-emergency Instructions

People with COVID-19 have had a wide range of symptoms reported – ranging from mild symptoms to severe illness. Symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure to the virus. People with these symptoms may have COVID-19:

  • Fever or chills
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
  • Fatigue
  • Muscle or body aches
  • Headache
  • New loss of taste or smell
  • Sore throat
  • Congestion or runny nose
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Diarrhea                                           

*This list does not include all possible symptoms.

Non-emergency Signs or Symptoms

When unwell, especially if you have any of the signs or symptoms of COVID-19, 
do not come to campus. Most people have mild illness and are able to recover at home. If you think you may have been exposed to COVID-19, contact your healthcare provider. Call the Baptist Medical Clinic at 601-924-9005. 

Keep track of your symptoms. If you have an emergency warning sign (including trouble breathing), get emergency medical care immediately.

Source: CDC

All students, faculty, and staff who report COVID-19 symptoms or who are exposed to
the virus must follow the testing, contact tracing, and quarantine protocols  established by Mississippi College, the Mississippi State Department of Health, and the State of Mississippi.