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The Latino Health Council is committed to provide information about COVID-19 to the Latino community in Madison and Dane County. In this page you will find information about the symptoms of the disease, how to prevent the disease among other. 

For up-to-date information check out our Facebook page!

What Is The COVID-19?

Coronavirus (COVID-19) is an illness caused by a virus that can spread from person to person. The virus that causes COVID-19 is a new coronavirus that has spread throughout the world. COVID-19 symptoms can range from mild (or no 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 or difficulty breathing

  • Fatigue

  • Muscle or body aches

  • Headache

  • New loss of taste or smell

  • Sore throat

  • Congestion or runny nose

  • Nausea or vomiting

  • Diarrhea

Emotional Support

The Latino Health Council has created a series of videos that reflect how to take care of our mental health during the COVID19 pandemic. These videos are in Spanish, and you can find them in our YouTube Channel.

How To Help?

Latino Consortium for Action Please donate to the LCA fund

The Latino Health Council In The News

Here you can find some of the news articles and videos that highlight some of our members. Check our Facebook page for more:



  • Dr. Patricia Téllez-Girón-  Latino leaders call for increased testing, workplace protections to stop community spread. ABC27 WKOW.COM  (May 11, 2020) 


  • Dr. Patricia Téllez-Girón - Real Talk with Henry Sanders COVID19 Update. (04/13/20) 


Dr. Patricia Téllez-Girón - TIME From Chris Evans to Eboo Patel, Meet 27 People Bridging Divides Across America (03/27) 

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