WHAT ARE THE SYMPTOMS OF MIS-C?

Health care providers should refer to the CDC Case Definition.

Symptoms can be different for every child. Caregivers should watch for fever and any of the following signs:

  • Abdominal pain
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Neck pain
  • Rash
  • Bloodshot eyes
  • Exhaustion and fatigue

Seek emergency care right way for children showing emergency warning signs:

  • Trouble breathing or shortness of breath
  • Pain or pressure in the chest that doesn't go away
  • New confusion
  • Inability to wake or stay awake
  • Bluish lips or face
  • Severe abdominal pain

What parents need to know about MIS-C