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Infectious Disease Resources

COVID-19 Symptoms

Reported illnesses have ranged from mild symptoms to severe illness and death for confirmed Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases.

The following symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure:

  • Fever
  • Cough
  • Shortness of Breath

For more information, please use the following resources:

Managing Stress

Local Social Service Resources

Polk County Health and Human Services and Indigent Health Care want to help you connect with the services you may need both during and after the COVID-19 event. Calling 2-1-1 will connect you with services available from county and city governments as well as local nonprofit organizations.

Dial 2-1-1 for FREE community resource information and referrals for:

  • State and federal assistance
  • Mental health counseling
  • Substance abuse counseling
  • Senior services
  • Temporary shelter
  • Food
  • Clothing
  • Emergency financial assistance

Dial: 2-1-1 or (888) 370-7188
Text: Your zip code to 898-211
Chat: and click the link for online chat

This FREE service is provided by the United Way of Central Florida. Contacting 2-1-1 is confidential and available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.