Cold, Flu, or Corona Virus?
You may be feeling concerned about the COVID 19, if so, you are not alone. If you’re sick or think that you may have come into contact with someone who is sick, we are here for you. Staying home to take care of yourself is one of the best ways to avoid spreading any of these illnesses. If you need medical advice, please call your local community health center. A staff member will provide advice for you and make your doctor aware of your concerns. Continue browsing this page for more information, including schedules for community health center Covid 19 testing and vaccinations. Here are some specific measures recommended by the Center for Disease Control(CDC) you can take to protect yourself and your loved ones:
- Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
- Wash your hands with soap and water regularly.
- Hand sanitizers are also effective.
- Try not to touch your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands.
- Stay home when you are sick and keep sick children home from school.
- Cough or sneeze into a tissue or your elbow. If you use a tissue, wash your hands afterwards.
- Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces.
The County of Santa Clara Public Health Department continues to work closely with healthcare providers, hospitals, and its partners to address novel coronavirus. The department is taking action to protect the public and keep the community informed. SCC PHD Call Center available open Monday through Friday, from 8 am – 5 pm at 408-885-3980.
Disclosure: Information about COVID-19 (novel corona virus) is constantly changing. For the most up to date information, please refer to your county’s public health department, the California Department of Public Health (CDPH), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention(CDC), and the World Health Organization (WHO).