Starting Jan. 19 2022, U.S. residents will be able to order a free at-home COVID-19 Test Kit from the federal government. For more information, please visit www.covidtests.gov
Guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends individuals test if they develop COVID-19 symptoms or have come into close contact with a positive case within the past five days. Similarly, testing is recommended for people gathering indoors with individuals who are either high risk or unvaccinated.
Access Primary Care Medical Group is dedicated to providing affordable and quality health care to its culturally diverse communities during the COVID-19 pandemic.
What To Do If You Are Sick?
Call your doctor: If you think you have been exposed to COVID-19 and develop a fever and symptoms, such as cough or difficulty breathing, call your healthcare provider for medical advice.
Steps to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 if you are sick:
If you are sick with COVID-19 or suspect you are infected with the virus that causes COVID-19, follow the steps below to help prevent the disease from spreading to people in your home and community.
o Stay home except to get medical care
o Separate yourself from other people and animals in your home
o Call ahead before visiting your doctor
o Wear a facemask if you are sick
o Cover your coughs and sneezes
o Clean your hands often
o Avoid sharing personal household items
o Clean all “high-touch” surfaces everyday
o Monitor your symptoms
Californians needing proof of their covid vaccination can now access those records through a new state website. To log into the free tool, users enter their name, date of birth and email or phone associated with their vaccine records and ask to create a four-digit PIN. The record will include a QR code that can be saved to a mobile phone.