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Testing for COVID-19Left imageTesting for COVID-19http://cdph-default/Programs/CID/DCDC/PublishingImages/imageTestingAndHealthCare1.png, https://author.staging.cdph.ca.gov/Programs/CID/DCDC/PublishingImages/imageTestingAndHealthCare1.png1<p>California’s testing guidance helps public health officials, health care providers and laboratories determine who should be tested for COVID-19. At this time, individuals in all tiers have equal priority for testing due to the state’s increased testing capacity and quick turnaround time for results.​</p>http://cdph-default/Programs/CID/DCDC/Pages/COVID-19/Updated-COVID-19-Testing-Guidance.aspx, Read the Guidance

 

 

Requirements for Health Care Facilities (AFL)Right imageRequirements for Health Care Facilities (AFL)http://cdph-default/Programs/CID/DCDC/PublishingImages/imageTestingAndHealthCare2.png, https://author.staging.cdph.ca.gov/Programs/CID/DCDC/PublishingImages/imageTestingAndHealthCare2.png1<p>​View a comprehensive list of All Facility Letters (AFLs), which include new health care requirements and guidance for health care facilities, including long-term care facilities.​</p>http://cdph-default/Programs/CHCQ/LCP/Pages/LNCAFL.aspx, See the List

 

 

https://www.cdph.ca.gov/Programs/CID/DCDC/Lists/covid19TrendingTopics/DispForm.aspx?ID=28Hospital and Health Care System Surgehttp://cdph-default/Programs/CID/DCDC/Pages/COVID-19/Order-of-the-State-Public-Health-Officer-Hospital-and-Health-Care-System-Surge.aspx, Read the Latesthttp://cdph-default/Programs/CID/DCDC/PublishingImages/COVID-19/Healthcare-workers-busy-small-card.png, Healthcare workers wearing PPE in a huddle talking urgently
https://www.cdph.ca.gov/Programs/CID/DCDC/Lists/covid19TrendingTopics/DispForm.aspx?ID=25Health Care Worker Vaccine Requirementhttp://cdph-default/Programs/CID/DCDC/Pages/COVID-19/FAQ-Health-Care-Worker-Vaccine-Requirement.aspx, Read the Q&Ahttp://cdph-default/Programs/CID/DCDC/PublishingImages/COVID-19/masked-healthcare-small-card.png, Masked healthcare workers
https://www.cdph.ca.gov/Programs/CID/DCDC/Lists/covid19TrendingTopics/DispForm.aspx?ID=26Visitation in Acute Health Care & Long-Term Care Settingshttp://cdph-default/Programs/CID/DCDC/Pages/COVID-19/Order-of-the-State-Public-Health-Officer-Requirements-for-Visitors-in-Acute-Health-Care-and-Long-Term-Care-Settings.aspx, See the Orderhttp://cdph-default/Programs/CID/DCDC/PublishingImages/COVID-19/visitor-patient-small-card.png, Woman sits next to male patient in hospital ward. Both have masks on.
https://www.cdph.ca.gov/Programs/CID/DCDC/Lists/covid19TrendingTopics/DispForm.aspx?ID=27Health Care Worker Protections in High-Risk Settingshttp://cdph-default/Programs/CID/DCDC/Pages/COVID-19/Unvaccinated-Workers-in-High-Risk-Settings-State-Public-Health-Order-FAQ.aspx, Read the Q&Ahttp://cdph-default/Programs/CID/DCDC/PublishingImages/COVID-19/vaccinated-healthcare-small-card.png, Healthcare worker points to her vaccinated arm

 

 

Monoclonal Antibody Treatment InformationMonoclonal Antibody Treatment Information ​Information for providers and facilities administering monoclonal antibody treatments. http://cdph-default/Programs/CID/DCDC/Pages/COVID-19/Monoclonal-Antibody-Treatment-Information-for-Providers-and-Facilities.aspx#How%20will%20my, Learn Morehttp://cdph-default/Programs/CID/DCDC/PublishingImages/Icon%20Grid/icon-document.png, Document icon#0071BB
Direct Ordering of Monoclonal Antibodies Direct Ordering of Monoclonal Antibodies All treatment sites can now order these products directly from the drugs’ distributor. http://cdph-default/Programs/CID/DCDC/Pages/COVID-19/monoclonal-allocation-distribution.aspx, Learn Morehttp://cdph-default/Programs/CID/DCDC/PublishingImages/icon-grid-document.png, https://author.staging.cdph.ca.gov/Programs/CID/DCDC/PublishingImages/icon-grid-document.png#2E8540

 

 

PCR, Serology & Antigen Testing PCR, Serology & Antigen Testing http://cdph-default/Programs/CID/DCDC/PublishingImages/imageTestingAndHealthCare5.png, Graphic of a vialhttps://testing.covid19.ca.gov/wp-content/uploads/sites/332/2020/08/COVID-testing-8.6.2020-FINAL-letterhead.pdf, Read the Guidance
Pooled TestingPooled Testinghttp://cdph-default/Programs/CID/DCDC/PublishingImages/imageTestingAndHealthCare6.png, Graphic of vials being swabbedhttps://testing.covid19.ca.gov/wp-content/uploads/sites/332/2020/08/CA-Testing-Task-Force-Guidance-for-Sample-Pooling_8-25-2020_Final_ADA.pdf, Read the Guidance
Antigen Testing for Diagnosis of Acute COVID-19Antigen Testing for Diagnosis of Acute COVID-19http://cdph-default/Programs/CID/DCDC/PublishingImages/imageTestingAndHealthCare7.png, Graphic of man wearing surgical maskhttp://cdph-default/Programs/CID/DCDC/Pages/COVID-19/CDPH-Guidance-on-the-Use-of-Antigen-Tests-for-Diagnosis-of-Acute-COVID-19.aspx, Read the Guidance

 

 

Pregnant & Nursing PeopleLeft imagePregnant & Nursing Peoplehttp://cdph-default/Programs/CID/DCDC/PublishingImages/imageTestingAndHealthCare3.png, https://author.staging.cdph.ca.gov/Programs/CID/DCDC/PublishingImages/imageTestingAndHealthCare3.png1<p>Pregnant women might be at an increased risk for severe illness from COVID-19, and nursing mothers should take precautions. Learn more on getting vaccinated during your pregnancy. <br></p><p><br></p><p><a href="/Programs/CID/DCDC/Pages/COVID-19/Vaccination-During-Pregnancy-Guidance.aspx" target="_blank">Read the Vaccination Guidance</a><br></p>http://cdph-default/Programs/CID/DCDC/Pages/COVID-19/PregnantandBreastfeedingWomenGuidance.aspx, Read the Breastfeeding Guidance

 

 

Behavioral Health ProgramsRight imageBehavioral Health Programshttp://cdph-default/Programs/CID/DCDC/PublishingImages/imageTestingAndHealthCare4.png, https://author.staging.cdph.ca.gov/Programs/CID/DCDC/PublishingImages/imageTestingAndHealthCare4.png1<p>Maintaining treatment is important during the pandemic. The state has guidance on reducing COVID-19 risk in behavioral health facilities that treat mental health and substance use disorders.​</p>http://cdph-default/Programs/CID/DCDC/CDPH Document Library/COVID-19/BH COVID Mitigation Strategies 10.5.2020.pdf, See the Guidance

 

 

 

Call the COVID-19 HotlineCall the COVID-19 Hotline<p> <span style="font-size:18px;"><a href="tel:1-833-4CA-4ALL (1-833-422-4255)"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">1-833-4CA-4ALL</span><span style="text-decoration:underline;"> (</span><span style="text-decoration:underline;">1-833-422-4255)</span></a><br></span></p> <p style="line-height:20px;"> <span style="font-size:18px;"> <span style="color:#22252b;font-family:"inv maison neue", "maison neue", -apple-system, blinkmacsystemfont, "open sans", open-sans, sans-serif;white-space:pre;">Monday-Friday 8am-8pm</span></span></p><p> <span style="font-size:18px;"> </span> <span style="color:#22252b;font-family:"inv maison neue", "maison neue", -apple-system, blinkmacsystemfont, "open sans", open-sans, sans-serif;white-space:pre;font-size:18px;">Saturday-Sunday 8am-5pm</span><br></p><p> <span style="color:#22252b;white-space:pre;font-size:24px !important;font-weight:bold !important;"><span style="color:#22252b;font-family:"inv maison neue", "maison neue", -apple-system, blinkmacsystemfont, "open sans", open-sans, sans-serif;white-space:pre;font-size:24px !important;font-weight:bold !important;"><strong>Call Your Local Public Health Department</strong></span></span></p><p><span style="color:#22252b;white-space:pre;font-size:24px !important;font-weight:bold !important;"><span style="color:#22252b;font-family:"inv maison neue", "maison neue", -apple-system, blinkmacsystemfont, "open sans", open-sans, sans-serif;white-space:pre;font-size:24px !important;font-weight:bold !important;"><strong></strong></span></span><span style="color:#22252b;font-family:"inv maison neue", "maison neue", -apple-system, blinkmacsystemfont, "open sans", open-sans, sans-serif;font-size:18px;white-space:pre;"><a href="/Pages/COVID-19-County-Offices.aspx" style="text-decoration:underline;">COVID-19 call lines</a> are available statewide.</span></p>
Media RequestsMedia Requests<p> <span style="font-size:18px;"><span style="color:#22252b;font-family:"inv maison neue", "maison neue", -apple-system, blinkmacsystemfont, "open sans", open-sans, sans-serif;white-space:pre;">If you are a member of the media, contact the Office of Communications:</span></span></p><p><span style="font-size:18px;"><span style="color:#22252b;font-family:"inv maison neue", "maison neue", -apple-system, blinkmacsystemfont, "open sans", open-sans, sans-serif;white-space:pre;"></span></span><a href="mailto:CDPHPressOPA@cdph.ca.gov" style="font-family:"inv maison neue", "maison neue", -apple-system, blinkmacsystemfont, "open sans", open-sans, sans-serif;white-space:pre;font-size:18px;text-decoration:underline;">CDPHPress@cdph.ca.gov</a></p><p> <span style="font-size:18px;"><span style="color:#22252b;white-space:pre;font-size:24px !important;font-weight:bold !important;">Public Records Act Requests</span>​<br></span></p><p> <span style="font-size:18px;"><span style="color:#22252b;font-family:"inv maison neue", "maison neue", -apple-system, blinkmacsystemfont, "open sans", open-sans, sans-serif;white-space:pre;">To place a public records act request, visit the <a href="https://cdph.govqa.us/WEBAPP/_rs/%28S%28f13gebgjirmext42nvipuuih%29%29/SupportHome.aspx" style="text-decoration:underline;">CDPH public records portal</a>.</span><br></span></p>

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