Depending on how severe your symptoms are, you may or may not need medical attention. If you test positive for COVID-19, you should consult with your healthcare provider. Potential treatments are available, but many need to be started early. If you do not have a healthcare provider, there are free tele-health options in Colorado available.
COVID-19 symptoms may* include:
- Fever, Chills, Cough, Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing, Fatigue, Muscle aches, Headache, Loss of taste or smell, Sore throat, Congestion or runny nose, Nausea or vomiting, and/or Diarrhea.
*This list is not all-inclusive. Please consult your healthcare provider for any other symptoms that are severe or concerning.
How should I report my positive test?
You should report your positive test to CPDHE.
What if I test positive but don’t have symptoms?
Isolate for 5 days from the date of the test. If you don't have symptoms or your symptoms are resolving after 5 days, you can leave isolation as long as you continue to wear a mask around others for 5 additional days.
What if my symptoms are mild?
Follow isolation guidance. If you have mild to moderate symptoms but are at risk of developing severe COVID-19, you may be eligible for COVID-19 antibody treatments. See below for more details.
What if my symptoms are worsening?
Continue to isolate and contact your healthcare provider for medical advice. If you have mild to moderate symptoms but are at risk of developing severe COVID-19, you may be eligible for COVID-19 antibody treatments. See below for more details.
What if my symptoms are severe?
Seek treatment immediately if your symptoms are severe. Call 911 or go to the emergency room. Severe symptoms can include the following:
- Trouble breathing
- Persistent pain or pressure in the chest
- Inability to wake or stay awake
- Bluish lips or face
Treatment for mild/moderate COVID-19 is available for those at high risk of being hospitalized and who have had symptoms for less than 10 days.
How to Get COVID Treatment
- Get tested as soon as you have COVID-19 symptoms. Find testing locations at Broomfield.org/COVIDTesting.
- Find out if you are eligible for treatment by talking to your health care provider.
- If you do not have a health care provider, find a COVID-19 treatment site that evaluate you. See below or visit here.
|Site||How to Schedule||Cost Information|
|King Soopers, The Little Clinic||Online or by phone||Copay or coinsurance charges|
$99 visit fee and $55 test if uninsured
|UC Health, Virtual Urgent Care||Virtual urgent care||Copay or coinsurance charges|
$49 fee if uninsured
|AFC Urgent Care, Thornton||Schedule an appointment at the Louisville location or walk in during business hours||Copay or coinsurance charges|
|Bloom Healthcare||Call 303.993.1330||No cost for Medicare or Medicaid covered patients|
$600 out of pocket fee, eligible for insurance reimbursement (check with your insurance company for referral requirements)
|Various telehealth providers||Cost varies by provider, as little as $40 per call|
Find more information about COVID-19 treatments at:
- Colorado Getting outpatient treatment for COVID-19
- CDC COVID-19 Treatment Information
- COVID-19 Test to Treat Locator
- National Institute of Health COVID-19 Treatments
- Know Your Treatment Options - FDA
Vaccination After COVID-19 Treatment
You should be vaccinated after receiving COVID-19 treatment to prevent reinfection with COVID-19. Learn more about vaccination after COVID-19 treatment (English and Spanish).