What To Do If You Have Flu-Like Symptoms or Think You May Have Been Exposed to COVID-19

If you or a family member has flu-like symptoms, including fever, cough, or shortness of breath, please do the following:

  • Send a message to your provider through MyCooper, and we will contact you to assess your symptoms to make sure you are provided the appropriate level of medical care
  • If you have severe shortness of breath, or difficulty breathing, go to the Emergency Department and immediately tell the person at the front desk your symptoms

If you or a family member believe you may have been exposed to COVID-19, please do the following:

This symptom checker from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention can help you make decisions and seek appropriate care.


Please call Cooper before visiting an urgent care, emergency department, or your physician’s office, which will help in preventing the spread the COVID-19 virus.  

For more information regarding COVID-19 in New Jersey, visit the New Jersey Department of Health website here.