211-COVID-19 INFO - NEVADA COUNTY

CONNECTING POINT


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  • 208 Sutton Way
    Grass Valley, Nevada
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  • Phone 1
    2-1-1
  • Toll-Free
    833-DIAL211
    833-342-5211
  • Business Line
    Connecting Point main number
    530-274-5601

211 Connecting Point provides information about the respiratory disease caused by a novel (new) coronavirus. The virus has been named “SARS-CoV-2” and the disease it causes has been named “coronavirus disease 2019” (abbreviated “COVID-19”).

FOR THE MOST CURRENT INFORMATION
Continue to refer to the Nevada County Public Health Department coronavirus web page: 
https://www.mynevadacounty.com/2924/Coronavirus. Updates from county, state, and federal sources are linked to from there.


Database-generated, emailed PDFs of the following info do not retain hyperlinks, so this listing has two complete versions:
  • Hyperlinks version
  • Full web address version - links should be live and can also be copied and pasted into a browser
 
HYPERLINKS VERSION
UPDATES
The Nevada County Public Health Department is providing information updates about the coronavirus at their dedicated CORONAVIRUS PAGE.​

Guidance Documents
The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) is periodically releasing guidance documents to assist decision-makers in preparing for and preventing the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). Please go to the CDPH website for the most up-to-date information. Documents include guidance for:
  • Health care facilities, including long-term care facilities
  • Community care facilities, including assisted living facilities and child care
  • Schools and institutions of higher education
    • Guidance for schools
    • Guidance for colleges and universities
  • Event organizers
  • First responders, including paramedics and EMTs
  • Employers, health care workers and workers in general industry
  • Health care plans 
    • Department of Managed Health Care All Plan Letter
    • California Department of Insurance Bulletin
  • Home cleaning with COVID-19 positive individuals
    • Guidance for Using Disinfectants at Schools and Child Cares
    • Guidance for Using Disinfectants at Schools and Child Cares - Español
  • Laboratories
  • Health care facilities from Cal/OSHA

The NCPHD's main CORONAVIRUS PAGE includes FAQs and answers, including:

• How do I keep myself and others safe?
Washing your hands frequently is the most important thing you can do, along with covering your cough or sneeze, avoiding touching your eyes, nose and mouth with unwashed hands, and staying at home when you’re sick.• How can I stay informed?
Find the most up-to-date information• How do I get tested for coronavirus?
If you think you are exhibiting symptoms (fever, cough, shortness of breath) and have been exposed to the coronavirus, call your local health care provider. If your health care provider has reason to believe a test is needed, they will work with Nevada County Public Health (or your local public health department) about providing testing through the California Department of Public Health or the CDC.

• Who do I contact if I don't have a primary care physician or regular health care provider?
Federally qualified health centers (FQHCs) like Western Sierra Medical Clinic (in Grass Valley and Kings Beach), Sierra Family Medical, and Chapa De Indian Health can be called if you do not have a primary care physician or regular health care provider. Remember that if you feel you have been exposed or are exhibiting symptoms, contacting them in advance will make sure that people can get the care they need without putting others at risk.

Information about whether or not it's appropriate to use masks is available at the above-linked websites.

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FULL WEB ADDRESS VERSION
UPDATES
The Nevada County Public Health Department - https://www.mynevadacounty.com/551/Public-Health - is providing information updates about the coronavirus at their dedicated CORONAVIRUS PAGE - https://www.mynevadacounty.com/2924/Coronavirus.

Guidance Documents
The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) is periodically releasing guidance documents to assist decision-makers in preparing for and preventing the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). Please go to the CDPH website - https://www.cdph.ca.gov/Programs/CID/DCDC/Pages/Guidance.aspx - for the most up-to-date information. Documents include guidance for:
  • Health care facilities, including long-term care facilities
  • Community care facilities, including assisted living facilities and child care
  • Schools and institutions of higher education
    • Guidance for schools
    • Guidance for colleges and universities
  • Event organizers
  • First responders, including paramedics and EMTs
  • Employers, health care workers and workers in general industry
  • Health care plans 
    • Department of Managed Health Care All Plan Letter
    • California Department of Insurance Bulletin
  • Home cleaning with COVID-19 positive individuals
    • Guidance for Using Disinfectants at Schools and Child Cares
    • Guidance for Using Disinfectants at Schools and Child Cares - Español
  • Laboratories
  • Health care facilities from Cal/OSHA

The NCPHD's main CORONAVIRUS PAGE - https://www.mynevadacounty.com/2924/Coronavirus - includes FAQs and answers, including:

• How do I keep myself and others safe?
Washing your hands frequently is the most important thing you can do, along with covering your cough or sneeze, avoiding touching your eyes, nose and mouth with unwashed hands, and staying at home when you’re sick.• How can I stay informed?
Find the most up-to-date information• How do I get tested for coronavirus?
If you think you are exhibiting symptoms (fever, cough, shortness of breath) and have been exposed to the coronavirus, call your local health care provider. If your health care provider has reason to believe a test is needed, they will work with Nevada County Public Health (or your local public health department) about providing testing through the California Department of Public Health or the CDC.

• Who do I contact if I don't have a primary care physician or regular health care provider?
Federally qualified health centers (FQHCs) like Western Sierra Medical Clinic (in Grass Valley and Kings Beach), Sierra Family Medical, and Chapa De Indian Health can be called if you do not have a primary care physician or regular health care provider. Remember that if you feel you have been exposed or are exhibiting symptoms, contacting them in advance will make sure that people can get the care they need without putting others at risk.

Information about whether or not it's appropriate to use masks is available at the above-linked websites.