COVID-19 Testing for Kids
- COVID-19 stands for ‘coronavirus disease discovered in 2019.’ This new coronavirus germ is making some children and adults sick with COVID-19.
- Some people who get COVID-19 can get sick with a cough, fever, sore throat or feel like they are having a hard time breathing. Some people who get COVID-19 do not get sick.
- Since COVID-19 is new, doctors and scientists are still learning about the best ways to help people who have it.
Why do I need a test?
- Providers (doctors, nurse practitioners, physician assistants) use this test to find out if you have COVID-19.