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If you feel sick, don’t delay. Safe and effective treatment is available. Get tested and talk to a health care provider. Call 1 (800) 232-0233.
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HCA transitioning COVID-19 vaccination efforts to “Routine” status versus “State of Emergency.”
The Orange County Health Care Agency (HCA) is transitioning it’s operational, clinical and technological COVID-19 response from an emergency posture to routine business operations. This occurs as COVID-19 Public Health Emergency proclamations are anticipated to end in the first quarter of 2023. Some of those actions include:
- The HCA will transfer most COVID-19 response services to the open marketplace where individuals will self-manage COVID-19 with the help of their primary care providers and other community-based resources.
- HCA-sponsored vaccination clinics will be discontinued at the end of the year.
- HCA’s 17th Street Family Health Clinic will be identified as a vaccine provider on myturn.ca.gov. Residents will be able to call for an appointment at (800) 914-4887.
- HCA’s use of Othena as a clinical operational management system for testing, vaccination, and test to treat services will be transitioned to mainstream platforms by the end of 2022.
See additional FAQs in the attached document. PDF
If someone tests positive for COVID-19, there are now safe and effective treatment options available for preventing COVID-19 illness from getting serious, and they are free and widely available. Medications such as the Paxlovid pill can stop the virus from multiplying in your body, help you test negative sooner, and may lower the risk of developing long COVID symptoms. Additionally, you do not need to have insurance or US citizenship.
Residents should take these steps if they start feeling sick:
- Get tested for COVID-19.
- Act fast to seek COVID-19 treatment if you have symptoms – COVID-19 treatments must be taken within 5-7 days of when symptoms start to work.
- Call your health care provider or an urgent care center, or connect to a free telehealth provider today by visiting www.sesamecare.com/covidca or calling (833) 686-5051.
- Isolate from others for at least 5 full days. Use the Personal Testing and Isolation Calculator to help you determine how long you should isolate.
- Tell people you recently interacted with that they may have been exposed.
- Call the statewide COVID-19 hotline if you need help with finding free COVID-19 treatment or want more information, at (833) 422-4255.
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COVID-19 Testing Resources
State of CaliforniaVisit: myturn.ca.gov/testing
Sick.org/OCVisit: sick.org/oc to get tested on-site or at-home.
Latino Health AccessCall: (714) 805-7838
View Educational Videos
Listed below are townhall video recordings and other educational videos from trusted sources about COVID-19, variants, and vaccine safety and effectiveness. New videos will be added as they become available, visit often.
View American Academy of Pediatrics-OC webinar: COVID-19 Vaccine for Children, What Parents Need to Know. Available in English and Spanish
The Most Vulnerable Kids: What 5-to-11-Year Olds Need to Recover From the Covid-19 Pandemic. A panel interview including Sohil Sud, MD, MA, Associate Clinic Professor of Pediatrics, Veronica Kelley, DSW, LCSW, HCA’s Chief of Mental Health and Recovery Services, Beth Jarosz, US Programs and Deputy Director for KidsData, Jennifer Miller, MD, East Bay Pediatrics. Please find below the link to the video of today's conference:
English (Audio Only Here) | Spanish | Mandarin | Korean
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Additional data on Orange COVID-19 cases are available on the dashboard links below including: demographics of cases and deaths by city and zip code, and CDPH monitoring.
For best viewing of data, use Desktop to Mobile version to view charts and use Data Maps link to view data in map format.
Key data displayed on HCA’s COVID-19 data dashboard are available to download using the County of Orange Open Data Portal under the “Health” icon at: http://data-ocpw.opendata.arcgis.com/.