If a person gets the virus and recovers, can they get it a second time?

We do not know yet if people who recover from COVID-19 can get infected again. Health experts are investigating to determine if a person can get sick with COVID-19 more than once. Until we know more, continue to take steps to protect yourself and others. It is unclear if the antibodies from COVID-19 are protective, what level of protection they provide or how long the antibodies last. People who have recovered from COVID-19 should still social distance, wear a face covering when in public to protect others, and follow any additional guidance from the health department.

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1. I don’t have a primary care doctor. Who should I call to be screened?
2. I’m sick. What should I do? What are the symptoms of COVID-19?
3. How does COVID-19 spread?
4. How soon after exposure do symptoms start?
5. Is there a vaccine?
6. Is there treatment?
7. I think I have been exposed to COVID-19. What should I do?
8. If a person gets the virus and recovers, can they get it a second time?
9. When can someone resume normal activities after having symptoms of COVID-19?
10. Can mosquitoes or ticks spread COVID-19?
11. I don't have a mask. Where can I get one?
12. What does “enclosed public space” mean regarding where to wear a mask?