Dallas-based Catapult Health has suspended its normal medical practice to help Dallas County residents and their families remain safe and informed during this unprecedented global crisis.

Live in Dallas County and concerned you may have coronavirus? Been exposed to someone who tested positive for COVID-19?  Speak with a Catapult Nurse Practitioner about what to do at no cost to you, compliments of Catapult Health.

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If you are experiencing life-threatening symptoms, stop and DIAL 911.

Local COVID-19 Resources

What is coronavirus?

While coronaviruses have been around for a long time, this strain (COVID-19) is not the same as the others that commonly circulate among humans and cause mild illnesses, like the common cold. There is no vaccine or specific treatment yet for COVID-19.

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Protecting yourself

  • Avoid being around anyone who has been exposed to the virus or who is having symptoms.
  • Wash your hands frequently with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.
  • Use hand sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth.
  • More…


Reported illnesses have ranged from mild symptoms to severe illness and death. The following symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure.

  • Fever
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath

If you develop any of the following emergency warning signs, get medical attention immediately.

  • Difficulty breathing or shortness of breath
  • Persistent pain or pressure in the chest
  • New confusion or inability to arouse
  • Bluish lips or face
  • More…

Who is at higher risk?

Those who appear to be at higher risk for getting very sick from this disease include the following:

  • Older adults
  • People who have serious chronic medical conditions, including
    – Heart disease
    – Diabetes
    – Lung disease

If you’re sick

If you are sick with COVID-19 or think you might have it, follow the steps below to protect others.

  • Stay home except to get medical care.
  • Call ahead before visiting your doctor.
  • Isolate yourself from other people and pets in your home.
  • Wear a facemask if sick or caring for others.
  • Cover coughs and sneezes.
  • Clean hands often.
  • Don’t share household items.
  • Clean all high-touch surfaces daily.
  • Monitor your symptoms.
  • More…

Coronavirus Map

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