Covid 19 & Your Health

Practical Health Information

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Cloth masks are Recommended by the Centers for Disease Control, with 3 simple patterns to make them at home.

Prevent Getting Sick  from the Centers for Disease Control

How Long Does the Coronavirus Live on Surfaces?  USA Today article, with charts and examples

Safe & Effective Cleaning Products  how to choose COVID-killing products that cause the least harm to your health and the environment.

Testing is Free,  If you need to be screened or tested for Covid 19 in California, don’t worry about the bill.  

Testing Now Available at Redwood Acres - it’s now possible make an appointment for a free test here in Humboldt (free to uninsured, no copay for insured).

No health insurance?  Enroll in Covered California now  Although testing is free, care during the illness still costs money. Make sure you and your loved ones have coverage. 

Do you need to see a doctor?  Covid-19 Symptoms, Home Care, and Managing Stress, from Mad River Hospital

What to do if you are sick, from the CDC

Caring at home for a Covid-19 patient  from the CDC

Doctors online from Providence Medical, $50 visit fee or they take insurance. Live video visits 7 days a week  (Providence is St. Joseph’s Hospital’s owner group.)

Families planning funerals or memorials, CDC guidance

Call 707-268-2999  for Community Mental Health Support for Covid 19.  

Local professional staff are available if you are feeling anxious, worried, or depressed in ways related to the current health crisis, and need someone to talk to.