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Ways to Take ActionLeft imageWays to Take Actionhttp://cdph-default/Programs/CID/DCDC/PublishingImages/COVID-19/Woman-smiling-with-mask-in-hand-feature-square.jpg, Woman smiling with mask in hand1Getting vaccinated and wearing your mask are the most critical ways to protect yourself and others. As COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations spike throughout California, CDPH recommends masking in indoor public settings regardless of vaccination status and requires people who are unvaccinated to wear a mask in indoor public settings. Masks are required for everyone in certain settings like hospitals and public transit.<br><div></div><div><div><table class="ms-formtable" border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" width="100%" style="margin-top:8px;"><tbody><tr><td valign="top" class="ms-formbody" width="350px"><a href="/Programs/CID/DCDC/CDPH%20Document%20Library/COVID-19/Translations/Use-of-Face-Coverings-Fact-Sheets--en.pdf" target="_blank">See the Masking Fact Sheet</a><br></td></tr></tbody></table></div><br></div>http://cdph-default/Programs/OPA/CDPH%20Document%20Library/Toolkits/Infographic_protect_against_covid19.pdf, Get Prevention Tips

 

 

Travel RecommendationsRight imageTravel Recommendationshttp://cdph-default/Programs/CID/DCDC/PublishingImages/COVID-19/SafeTravel-Feature-Square.jpg, Woman packing a carryon suitcase1<p><br></p><p><span data-contrast="none" lang="EN-US">Californians should f</span><span data-contrast="none" lang="EN-US">ollow </span><span data-contrast="none" lang="EN-US">CDC</span><span data-contrast="none" lang="EN-US">’s latest recommendations for travel. </span><span data-contrast="none" lang="EN-US">CDC recommends delaying travel until you are able to get fully vaccinated. </span><span data-contrast="none" lang="EN-US">If you are traveling with children who cannot get vaccinated at this time, follow recommendations for unvaccinated people.</span><br></p><p><a href="https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/travelers/index.html">See CDC Travel Guidance</a><br></p>http://cdph-default/Programs/CID/DCDC/CDPH%20Document%20Library/COVID-19/CA-is-Open-Travel-Guidelines.pdf, See the Fact Sheet

 

 

Stop the Spread With CA NotifyLeft imageStop the Spread With CA Notifyhttp://cdph-default/Programs/CID/DCDC/PublishingImages/image_only_-_feature2_right_-_1A-3rd-feature@1x[1].png, https://author.staging.cdph.ca.gov/Programs/CID/DCDC/PublishingImages/image_only_-_feature2_right_-_1A-3rd-feature@1x[1].png1<p>CA Notify will alert you if you were in close contact with someone who tests positive for COVID-19. Your privacy is protected as your identity is not known and your location is not tracked.<br></p><div><table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" width="131" style="width:98pt;"><tbody><tr height="51" style="height:38.25pt;"><td height="51" class="xl66" width="131" style="height:38.25pt;width:98pt;"><a href="/Programs/OPA/Pages/Communications-Toolkits/notify.aspx">Get the CA Notify Toolkit</a> <br></td></tr></tbody></table></div>https://canotify.ca.gov/, Download the App Today

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Health Equity & Multilingual ResourcesHealth Equity & Multilingual Resourceshttp://cdph-default/Programs/CID/DCDC/PublishingImages/General content - 1.png, Woman wearing cloth face mask, holding coffee cuphttps://cdph.ca.gov/Programs/OHE/Pages/COVID-19-Health-Equity-and-Multilingual-Resource-Hub.aspx, Find Resources
Protections for WorkersProtections for Workershttp://cdph-default/Programs/CID/DCDC/PublishingImages/General content - 2.png, Man wearing surgical mask, scanning packageshttps://cdph.ca.gov/Programs/CCDPHP/DEODC/OHB/Pages/COVID-19AtWork.aspx, Stay Safe At Work
Prevention Tips for People at High RiskPrevention Tips for People at High Riskhttp://cdph-default/Programs/CID/DCDC/PublishingImages/General content - 3.png, Woman adjusting surgical face maskhttp://cdph-default/Programs/OPA/CDPH%20Document%20Library/Toolkits/Chronic-Disease-and-COVID-19-EN%20(003).pdf, Get Prevention Tips

 

 

https://www.cdph.ca.gov/Programs/CID/DCDC/Lists/covid19TrendingTopics/DispForm.aspx?ID=1Resources for Parents & Families https://cdph.ca.gov/Programs/CFH/DMCAH/Pages/COVID-19/Guidance-for-Women-and-Families.aspx, Get Family Resourceshttp://cdph-default/Programs/CID/DCDC/PublishingImages/Trending%20topic%20-%201.png, https://author.cdph.ca.gov/Programs/CID/DCDC/PublishingImages/Trending%20topic%20-%201.png
https://www.cdph.ca.gov/Programs/CID/DCDC/Lists/covid19TrendingTopics/DispForm.aspx?ID=2Protect Seniors in Your Home https://cdph.ca.gov/Programs/OPA/Pages/Communications-Toolkits/Multigenerational-Housing.aspx, Keep All Ages Safe at Homehttp://cdph-default/Programs/CID/DCDC/PublishingImages/Trendint%20topic%20-%202.png, https://author.cdph.ca.gov/Programs/CID/DCDC/PublishingImages/Trendint%20topic%20-%202.png
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https://www.cdph.ca.gov/Programs/CID/DCDC/Lists/covid19TrendingTopics/DispForm.aspx?ID=4Reduce your Risk While Traveling by Car, Van or Bus https://cdph.ca.gov/Programs/OPA/Pages/Communications-Toolkits/Ridesharing-During-COVID-19.aspx, Commute Safelyhttp://cdph-default/Programs/CID/DCDC/PublishingImages/Trendint%20topic%20-%204.png, https://author.cdph.ca.gov/Programs/CID/DCDC/PublishingImages/Trendint%20topic%20-%204.png
https://www.cdph.ca.gov/Programs/CID/DCDC/Lists/covid19TrendingTopics/DispForm.aspx?ID=5Agricultural Workforce Housing is Available in some Counties http://cdph-default/Programs/OPA/Pages/Communications-Toolkits/Housing-for-the-Harvest.aspx, Find Temporary Housing http://cdph-default/Programs/CID/DCDC/PublishingImages/Trendint%20topic%20-%205.png, https://author.cdph.ca.gov/Programs/CID/DCDC/PublishingImages/Trendint%20topic%20-%205.png
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COVID-19 Symptoms and RisksRight imageCOVID-19 Symptoms and Riskshttp://cdph-default/Programs/CID/DCDC/PublishingImages/COVID-19/Woman-looking-at-thermometer.jpg, Woman looking at thermometer with concerned expression1<p><span data-contrast="auto" lang="EN-US"></span></p><p>COVID-19 is a contagious respiratory illness that can affect adults and children. Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children (MIS-C) affects those under 21 and can appear eight weeks after a COVID infection, resulting in fatigue, trouble breathing, or chest pains. <br></p><p></p><p><a href="/Programs/OPA/CDPH%20Document%20Library/Toolkits/MIS-C/Signs-of-MIS-C.pdf" target="_blank">Learn about MIS-C  </a> <br></p>http://cdph-default/Programs/CID/DCDC/Pages/COVID-19/Symptoms-Risks.aspx, See COVID-19 Symptoms Q&A

 

 

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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