Health Professionals

NOTIFICATION:  Currently outpatient treatments for COVID-19 (pills and monoclonal antibodies) are in adequate supply. According to the National Institutes of Health (NIH) treatment guidelines, oral antiviral medications and monoclonal antibody treatment options should be administered as soon as possible after a positive SARS-CoV-2 test, but no later than 5 days after symptom onset (for oral antivirals) and no later than 7 days after symptom onset (for monoclonal antibodies).

To contact us, please email:  MCSDCallCenter.HHSA@sdcounty.ca.gov.

Join the Health Professionals telebriefing every other Thursday at 3:30pm.

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Send PPE requests to MOC.LOGS.HHSA@sdcounty.ca.gov.

Send COVID treatment questions to COVIDtreatment@sdcounty.ca.gov.

Interested in COVID-19 Clinical Assistance?

If your practice would like COVID-19 assistance from clinical leaders and public health experts on COVID-19 clinical guidelines and resources for your office and patients, set up an appointment by contacting us at MCSDCallCenter.HHSA@sdcounty.ca.gov

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Information You Need

Caring for Your Mental Health During COVID-19 for Healthcare Personnel

Providing care to others during the COVID-19 pandemic can lead to stress, anxiety, fear, and other strong emotions. It may affect your well-being, the care you give to others while doing your job, and the well-being of the people close to you. View ways to build your resilience, cope with stress and find more resources. Call the Access & Crisis Line at (888) 724-7240 to speak to a licensed clinician 7 days a week, 24 hours a day. The call is free and confidential. 

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Information for Busy Clinicians

For COVID-19 vaccine, quarantine and isolation instructions, temporary lodging, and other important information, please visit Information for Busy CliniciansReporting guidelines for COVID-19, such as when and how to report COVID-19, and an epidemiology duty officer to help determine how to handle an exposure in the healthcare setting are available. To report a communicable disease, contact the Epidemiology Unit by phone at (619) 692-8499. For urgent matters on evenings, weekends or holidays, dial (858) 565-5255 and ask for the epidemiology unit duty officer.

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Home Quarantine Guidance for Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Close Contacts - Note: If the close contact is a healthcare worker, first responder, or other critical infrastructure worker, please have them refer to their employer and the CDC Safety Practices for Critical Infrastructure Workers web page for guidance.

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Where to Report a Positive COVID-19 Test

Testing Available for Children and Adults

If a child or youth is unable to get tested from their healthcare provider, children 6 months and older are able to be tested at any County-coordinated test site. Please visit the Testing webpage for more information. Reporting guidelines for COVID-19, such as when and how to report COVID-19, and an epidemiology duty officer  to help determine how to handle an exposure in the healthcare setting are available. To report a communicable disease, contact the Epidemiology Unit by phone at (619) 692-8499. For urgent matters on evenings, weekends or holidays, dial (858) 565-5255 and ask for the epidemiology unit duty officer.

 

Resources & Guidance

County of San Diego Coronavirus Webpages of Interest

Daily Updates on Positive Cases

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FAQs, Posters, Videos, and Other Materials

Resources and Materials

Community Sectors of Interest

Thank you

The County of San Diego would like to thank all the health professionals in our community for your extraordinary work, dedication and support to help ensure that our region is healthy, safe, and thriving. 

 

For additional questions and resources, please email:
MCSDCallCenter.HHSA@sdcounty.ca.gov