MOTI RAMGOPAL MD FACP FIDSA CPI
Midway Specialty Care Center’s Infectious Disease Specialist Physician and Chief Medical Officer Dr. Moti Ramgopal answers frequent questions regarding COVID-19 in the videos below. Some of these answers are also geared towards healthcare professionals.
Dr. Ramgopal is the Chief Medical Officer for 11 non-profit Midway Specialty Care Center clinics across the state, including Guyana. Dr. Ramgopal also is the founder of Midway Research Center and his private practice Associates in Infectious Diseases.
When to Seek Medical Attention
If you develop emergency warning signs
for COVID-19 get medical attention immediately. Emergency warning signs include*:
*This list is not all inclusive. Please consult your medical provider for any other symptoms that are severe or concerning.
Some people are at higher risk of getting very sick from COVID-19. Here’s what to do if you think you may have been exposed to coronavirus.
Reported illnesses have ranged from mild symptoms to severe illness and death for confirmed COVID-19 cases. These symptoms may appear 2–14 days after exposure.
If you develop these emergency warning signs for COVID-19, get medical attention immediately.
Call your doctor or your County Health Department if you think you have been exposed to COVID-19 and develop a fever and symptoms, such as cough or difficulty breathing.
Tell them about your symptoms and your exposure. They will decide whether you need to be tested.
Consult your health care provider for any other symptoms that are severe or concerning.
See more information about symptoms and testing for COVID-19 and what to do if you were exposed to coronavirus.