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COVID-19 Info & Resources

Please view: CCCD COVID-19 Information

Please view: Orange Coast College COVID-19 Information


STUDENT COVID-19 REPORTING

If you tested POSITIVE for COVID-19 or HAVE COVID-19 symptoms, please complete the Student Reporting Form.  Please check your student email for further instructions after submission.


COVID-19 TESTING INFORMATION

This is general information provided as a resource for symptomatic people looking for testing. 

We are not affiliated with any of the following resources.

OC COVID-19 Testing Resources

MyTurn COVID Testing

Vital Urgent Care COVID Testing

District 2 COVID-19 Testing Sites

Request Free At-Home COVID-19 Tests

Insured: How to Get At-Home COVID-19 Tests


COVID-19 VACCINE RESOURCES

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*COVID-19 Vaccine: Everyone age 5 and above is eligible for the vaccine. The COVID-19 vaccine is FREE for all regardless of immigration status. View updates from the Orange County COVID-19 Vaccine Taskforce.


For COVID-19 Vaccine information, please view:COVID-19 Vaccine Fact Sheet for College Students. Find a COVID-19 Vaccine here​make a same day appointment at Othena or call 714-834-2000, or schedule an appointment on My Turn. Below are additional registration sites to register for the COVID-19 vaccine. We are not affiliated with any of the following resources:



If You Have Been Exposed to a Person with COVID-19

If you have been exposed to a person with COVID-19, it may take up to 10 days to know if you will get sick. It is important that you follow specific quarantine or isolation instructions from your healthcare provider or health department. Check your health two times each day for 10 days after an exposure to someone who is ill. Follow the steps below to check and record your health status:

  1. Do health checks every morning and every night:
    • Watch for fever (100.4◦F), cough, shortness of breath, fatigue, muscle or body aches, headache, new loss of taste or smell, sore throat, congestion or runny nose, nausea or vomiting or diarrhea.

  2. Stay home away from others until 5 days after your last exposure: 
    • If possible, separate yourself from other household members that were not exposed especially those at higher-risk from getting very sick from COVID-19. It is strongly recommended that you wear a well-fitting mask around others – especially indoors – for 10 days after your last contact, even if you end quarantine earlier.
    • You may end quarantine after 5 days IF you test negative on Day 5 (or later) after your last contact (exposure) with an infected person AND you’ve had no symptoms.  Wear a well-fitting mask and avoid being around people who are more likely to get very sick from COVID-19 until day 10

    3. If you develop COVID-19 symptoms such as fever (fever is 100.4°F/38°C or higher), cough, body aches, sore throat, etc.:

    • Get tested right away and stay home while awaiting results, even if you are vaccinated or had COVID-19 before (an antigen test is recommended if you have tested positive within the past 90 days). Contact your healthcare provider with questions about your symptoms, care, and treatment options.

When to Seek Emergency Medical Attention

Look for emergency warning signs* for COVID-19. If someone is showing any of these signs, seek emergency medical care immediately:

  • Trouble breathing
  • Persistent chest pain or pressure
  • New confusion
  • Inability to wake or stay awake
  • Pale, gray or blue-colored skin, lips, or nail beds, depending on the skin tone
*This list does not include all possible symptoms. Please call your medical provider for any other symptoms that are severe or concerning to you. 

Call 911 or call ahead to your local emergency facility: Notify the operator that you are seeking care for someone who has or may have COVID-19. 

Emergency Clinics

(Call to confirm hours and insurance accepted)


Family Care Centers

660 Baker St, Suite A102, Costa Mesa

(714) 316-7826

Monday through Friday 8 am to 8 pm;

Weekends 8 am to 5 pm

*accepts Aetna for OCC International Students


Carbon Health 

3195 Harbor Blvd, Costa Mesa 

(714) 263-0227

Everyday 8 am to 8 pm

*accepts Aetna for OCC International Students


1421 W MacArthur Blvd, #E, Santa Ana 

(714) 710-3030

Everyday 9 am to 7 pm

*accepts Aetna for OCC International Students


Memorial Care Medical Group

17762 Beach Blvd, Huntington Beach

(877) 696-3622

Monday through Friday from 9 am to 9 pm; 

Weekends 9 am to 5 pm 

*accepts Aetna for OCC International Students


Costa Mesa Medical Clinic
745 W. 19th Street, Suite F, Costa Mesa 
(949) 574-0210 
Monday through Friday 8 am to 7pm; 

Weekends 8 am to 1 pm 

*low cost, uninsured



Hospitals


Hoag Hospital Newport Beach

1 Hoag Drive, Newport Beach, CA 92663

(949) 764-4624

 

Orange Coast Medical Center

18111 Brookhurst Street, Fountain Valley, CA 92708

(714) 378-7000


UCI Medical Center

101 The City Drive South, Orange, CA 92868

(714) 880-7812



VIRAL RESPIRATORY ILLNESS PREVENTION


Prevention is the best strategy to reduce your risk of viral infection.

  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds, especially after you have been in a public place. Use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol if soap and water are unavailable.

  • Wear a well-fitting mask indoors when you are around other people not in your household

  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick or people outside of your home - keep at least a 6-foot distance. Remember that some people without symptoms can spread the virus. 

  • Avoid poorly ventilated spaces and crowds.

  • Disinfect commonly touched surfaces such as counters, tables, keyboards, and doorknobs.

  • Avoid sharing drinks, eating utensils, sports equipment, towels and bedding.

  • Keep healthy by eating a balanced diet, drinking water, getting enough sleep, and managing stress.

  • Obtain a preventative vaccine such as the COVID-19 vaccine or flu shot if available.

Handwashing

Handwashing is one of the most effective ways to protect yourself and others from getting sick. Frequently wash your hands to prevent spreading germs such as viruses and bacteria

  • Before and after
    • preparing food
    • eating food
    • treating a cut or wound
    • caring for someone who is ill
  • After sneezing, coughing, or blowing your nose
    • returning from a public place
    • using the toilet, helping someone else toilet, changing diapers
    • handling animal food or waste
    • touching garbage

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For more information, call 1-800-CDC-INFO or view  CDC - How to Protect Yourself & Others.