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If You Feel Sick

If you think you may have been exposed to COVID-19 or if you develop symptoms (fever, cough, shortness of breath), contact your healthcare provider immediately. If you do not have a provider, call the Contra Costa Health Services Advice Nurse at 1-877-661-6230 option 1. 

Coronavirus symptoms include:

  • Fever or chills
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
  • Fatigue
  • Muscle or body aches
  • Headache
  • New loss of taste or smell
  • Sore throat
  • Congestion or runny nose
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Diarrhea

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has more information about COVID-19 symptoms.

Who is Most at Risk?

The CDC advises that some people are at higher risk of getting very sick from COVID-19, particularly:

  • Older people, with risk increasing by age
  • People of all ages with serious chronic health conditions—like heart disease, lung disease and diabetes

Testing and Health Resources

Contra Costa Health Services Testing for All Residents

  • Contra Costa residents can make an appointment for free COVID-19 testing at one of four drive-through sites around the county opened by Contra Costa Health Services (CCHS). To get screened for an appointment, call 1-844-421-0804, from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Testing is available to all residents, regardless of insurance.
  • View their website: English | Spanish
  • Download the Contra Costa Health Services Flyer:  English | Spanish

Additional Testing Resources

Mental Health Resources

Additional Guidance