COVID-19 is a respiratory disease that is caused by the virus SARS-CoV-2. Common symptoms in a person infected with COVID-19 may include:
fever cough headache muscle or body aches shortness of breath difficulty breathing
Symptoms may appear 2 - 14 days after exposure to the virus. If you are having difficulty breathing, feel pressure or pain in the chest, experience confusion, or you have other symptoms of concern, go to an emergency room or call 911 right away.
For additional information on emergency warning signs click here.
For isolation instructions for individuals with COVID-19 click here
Guidance for people who had close contact with someone with COVID-19 English | Spanish
Testing There are several options available for testing for COVID-19. Individuals with health insurance have coverage for free testing through their provider and health insurance plan. Free testing is available for uninsured individuals at a variety of Community locations. To schedule a test at a County site or for more information click here or for the Fulgent Genetics platform site click here.