COVID-19 Symptoms and Testing

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 and difficulty breathing
  • Fatigue
  • Muscle or body aches
  • Headache
  • New loss of taste or smell
  • Sore throat
  • Congestion or runny nose
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Diarrhea  

If you or your child are experiencing symptoms, have been exposed to a confirmed case of COVID-19 or believe you or your child may have COVID-19, please call our office to schedule an office visit or speak with a triage nurse to determine if testing is recommended.

COVID-19 Vaccine 

  • Children aged 5 years and older will receive the Pfizer vaccine in two doses spaced 3 weeks apart.
  • Children aged 6 months to 4 years will receive the Moderna vaccine in two doses spaced 4 weeks apart. 
  • Families must commit to receiving both doses at ABC Pediatrics, Ltd., please take this into consideration when selecting your clinic date.
  • Per CDC guidelines, children can receive their COVID-19 vaccine and other immunizations without extra spacing.
  • Families must plan on waiting in the clinic for 15 minutes after receiving their vaccine.
  • Any patient with a history of allergies should bring their Epi-pen and inhaler even though no identified cases of anaphylaxis have been reported.
  • Please only 1 parent/guardian in the clinic at a time, multiple children are allowed 2 parents, if necessary.
  • There will be a provider on-site during vaccine clinics.
  • Please remember to bring your child's COVID-19 vaccination card at the second shot and any booster shot appointments.
  • Information about the COVID-19 vaccines is available from the CDC at

For more information on COVID-19 please click on the following links:


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