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Testing for COVID-19Left imageTesting for COVID-19http://cdph-default/Programs/CID/DCDC/PublishingImages/COVID-19/doctor-distrubuting-covid-test.jpg, Female doctor distrubuting COVID test1<p><span class="ms-rteThemeFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-2">​​​California’s testing guidance helps public health officials, health care providers and laboratories determine who should be tested for COVID-19. </span><span class="ms-rteThemeFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-2" style="color:#202020;background-color:#ffffff;">This is important to help guide infected people to appropriate treatment, as well as to reduce forward transmission by isolation of infected people and notification of close contacts of their exposure.</span></p><p><span class="ms-rteThemeFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-2" style="color:#202020;background-color:#ffffff;"></span><a href="https://www.cdph.ca.gov/Programs/OPA/CDPH%20Document%20Library/Toolkits/testing_ca/over_counter_testing.pdf">OTC Testing for COVID-19​</a>​<br></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/COVID-19/male-healthcare-worker-with-respirator-mask.jpg, Male healthcare worker in the hospital wearing a respirator mask1<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, Get AFLs

 

 

Pregnant & Nursing PeopleLeft imagePregnant & Nursing Peoplehttp://cdph-default/Programs/CID/DCDC/PublishingImages/COVID-19/COVID-19-Pregnancy.jpg, https://author.cdph.ca.gov/Programs/CID/DCDC/PublishingImages/COVID-19/COVID-19-Pregnancy.jpg1<p>​​Pregnant people 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>http://cdph-default/Programs/CID/DCDC/Pages/COVID-19/Vaccination-During-Pregnancy-Guidance.aspx, Read the Vaccination Guidance

 

 

Health Care & Testing Guidance9Health Care & Testing Guidance<ul><li> <span class="ms-rteFontSize-3 ms-rteThemeFontFace-1">​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​</span> <a href="/Programs/CHCQ/LCP/Pages/LNCAFL.aspx"></a> <a href="/programs/chcq/lcp/pages/lncafl.aspx" target="_blank"> <span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-5-0 ms-rteFontSize-3 ms-rteThemeFontFace-1">​All Facility Letters​​</span></a></li><li><span style="color:#202020;font-family:"source sans pro", sans-serif;font-size:18px;background-color:#ffffff;"><a href="/Programs/CID/DCDC/Pages/COVID-19/Best-Practices-for-Ventilation-of-Isolation-Areas-to-Reduce-COVID-19-Transmission-Risk.aspx" title="Best Practices for Ventilation of Isolation Areas to Reduce COVID-19 Transmission ​Risk" target="_blank" style="font-size:17.3333px;">Best Practices for Ventilation of Isolation Areas to Reduce COVID-19 Transmission ​Risk 6/29/23</a></span>​<br></li><li><span class="ms-rteFontSize-3"></span><a href="/Programs/CID/DCDC/Pages/COVID-19/Updated-COVID-19-Testing-Guidance.aspx" target="_blank"><span class="ms-rteFontSize-3">COVID-19 Testing Guidance</span></a><span class="ms-rteFontSize-3"> 10/29/2021 (Last Updated 6/14/2023)​​</span></li><li><span class="ms-rteFontSize-3"><a href="/Programs/CID/DCDC/Pages/COVID-19/Access-to-COVID-19-Tests.aspx">COVID-19 Tests Questions & Answers: Access to Testing Following the End of the Federal Public Health Emergency</a> 5/24/2023​<br></span></li><li><span style="color:#000000;font-size:17.3333px;background-color:#ffffff;"><a href="/Programs/CID/DCDC/Pages/COVID-19/Guidance-for-Face-Coverings-as-Source-Control-in-Healthcare-Settings.aspx">Guidance for Face Coverings as Source Control in Healthcare Settings</a> 7/28/2023​</span>​​​<br></li><li><span class="ms-rteFontSize-3 ms-rteThemeFontFace-1" style="color:#000000;background-color:#ffffff;"><a href="/Programs/CID/DCDC/Pages/COVID-19/Resource-Guide-for-Pharmacies-to-Prevent-Delayed-COVID-19-Treatment.aspx">Resource Guide for Pharmacies to Prevent Delayed COVID-19 Treatment </a>8/21</span><span class="ms-rteFontSize-3">/2023</span><a href="/Programs/CID/DCDC/CDPH%20Document%20Library/COVID-19/Translations/Resource-Guide-for-Pharmacies-to-Prevent-Delayed-Covid-19-Treatment--en.pdf" style="font-size:13pt;">​</a><br></li><li> <span class="ms-rteFontSize-3 ms-rteThemeFontFace-1" style="color:#000000;background-color:#ffffff;"></span> <a href="/Programs/CID/DCDC/CDPH%20Document%20Library/COVID-19/COVID-19-Vaccine-and-Pregnancy.pdf" rel="noreferrer noopener" target="_blank" tabindex="-1" style="font-family:"segoe ui", system-ui, "apple color emoji", "segoe ui emoji", sans-serif;font-size:14px;"> <span class="ms-rteThemeFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-3">Vaccine and Pregnancy Flyer</span></a><span class="ms-rteThemeFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-3"> (PDF) 8/31/2023</span></li></ul><p></p><p></p><p></p><p> <span class="ms-rteFontSize-3"></span></p><p></p>

 

 

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-5pm</span></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;">Weekends & Holidays: Closed​</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>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:Media@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;">Media@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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