COVID-19: Symptoms and Testing

COVID-19 Symptoms

People with COVID‑19 have had a wide range of symptoms reported, from mild symptoms to severe illness. Symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure to the virus. Individuals experiencing these symptoms or combination of symptoms may have COVID‑19:


Difficulty Breathing



Repeated Shaking

Muscle Pain


Sore Throat

Loss of Taste


This list is not all inclusive. Please consult your medical provider for any other symptoms that are severe or concerning to you.

For the latest information on symptoms, visit the CDC website.

Think you have COVID-19?

Use our COVID-19 assessment tool to see if you should be tested.

COVID-19 Testing Options

At Eye Surgery Center of San Francisco, we have gathered these information based on experience from our patients. The list is not exhaustive and there may be other providers not mentioned that are offering coronavirus testing. Please do you own research if you decide to visit one of the listed testing options below.

Carbon Health

Circle Medical

Color Genomics

Go Health Urgent Care

One Medical

Sutter Health CPMC

LabCorp Pixel

More Locations

COVID-19 tests are available at no cost nationwide at health centers and select pharmacies. The Families First Coronavirus Response Act ensures that COVID-19 testing is free to anyone in the U.S., including the uninsured. Additional testing sites may be available in your area. More information on testing options is available through the CDC website or the US Department of Health and Human Resources website.

More Information

After Your COVID-19 test

You were tested for COVID-19 to protect you, our staff and other patients before your procedure or surgery.

Until you have your procedure, you need to limit your contact with other people to prevent possible exposure to the virus. Follow these instructions to protect yourself until you have your procedure.

Go straight home

Stay home until you need to go to your procedure or surgery. Do not leave your home unless you need urgernt medical care. Stay away from others in your home as much as possible. Avoid visitors.

Practice Social Distancing

Keep at least 6 to 10 feet away from others in your home. Don’t sleep or spend time in the same room with others. Use a different bathroom, if possible.

Protect Yourself

Wear a face mask when others are around, and have them wear face masks also. If you require close contact for help, your caregiver should wear a face mask and gloves whenever handling any bodily fluids.

Traveling to procedure

Have a responsible adult drive you to your procedure and back after.

  • Both you and the driver should wear face masks.
  • Sit in the back seat on the passenger side so there as much distance between you as possible.

Please avoid the use of public transportation, including the bus, taxi, or ridesharing services for example.

If you test positive

If you test shows you have COVID-19, your procedure may be postponed.

You will be referred for care based on your symptoms. You should remain at home and isolate yourself for 14 days. You will need to be tested again before your procedure is rescheduled.

Eye Surgery Center of San Francisco specialists have reviewed this information.
It is for educational purposes only and is not intended to replace the advice of your doctor or other health care provider.
We encourage you to discuss any questions or concerns you may have with your provider.