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Outreach Materials for Clinicians

Overview

Outreach Materials for Clinicians

Main Message

No single person or group of people is more likely than others to spread COVID-19, and everyone is at risk for getting COVID-19 if they are exposed to the virus. Getting tested and following the guidance from your doctor and from San Mateo County Health can reduce the spread of the disease in our community and protect everyone’s health. Remember to avoid gatherings of people outside your household, wear a face covering, and practice social distancing. Our comeback depends on all of us.

For questions and general information, please call 2-1-1.

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COVID-19 Testing

Testing for COVID-19 is available for everyone regardless of symptoms. Call your primary care physician to make an appointment. San Mateo County also offers testing that is safe, easy and at no-cost to you. You do not need insurance, though your insurance will be billed if it is available. This test will not indicate if you previously had COVID-19.

Please click here to learn more and make an appointment.

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If you test positive

If you test positive

If you test positive, a member of our contact tracing and care navigation team will call you — or you will receive a text message. A positive test for COVID-19 can be scary and unsettling, and we want to provide the support you need to focus on your care.

If you or a family member needs to isolate or quarantine, you may be eligible for:

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What is Contact Tracing?

Responding to Contact Tracers

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San Mateo County Health has partnered with a company called Qualtrics on secure web-based surveys to aid in the case investigation and contact tracing processes.

If you test positive for COVID-19, you will receive a health assessment survey developed in Qualtrics that asks about your health and who you have been in close contact with.

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heart shaped comeback campaign logo in English

Keeping our communities safe

San Mateo County continues to make progress in reducing the spread of COVID-19, but we still need to take steps to protect public health.

Keep yourself, your loved ones, and your community safe by:

  • WEARING A FACE COVERING
  • STANDING AT LEAST SIX FEET APART
  • AVOIDING GATHERINGS OF PEOPLE
  • WASHING YOUR HANDS REGULARLY

Flyers:
Keeping Communities Safe - English
Keeping Communities Safe - Spanish
Keeping Communities Safe - Simplified Chinese
Keeping Communities Safe - Tongan