Contra Costa Health Services (CCHS) and its partners are working closely with state and federal health agencies to monitor a new coronavirus that originated in China in Dec. 2019.

For the most updated information, visit our webpage at cchealth.org/coronavirus .

What is the risk?

Contra Costa residents are at low risk of becoming infected. Only people who recently traveled to China or have had close contact with someone who became ill with the novel coronavirus after recent travel in China could be exposed.

How can I avoid getting sick and what should I do if I have symptoms?

  • Visit cchealth.org/coronavirus for information on staying healthy as well as common symptoms and what to do.
  • What is being done in Contra Costa?
  • All hospitals in the county, including Contra Costa Regional Medical Center & Health Centers, are asking patients about symptoms of coronavirus and recent travel to China. People calling 911 will also be asked about their symptoms and recent travel to China.
  • Contra Costa Health Services has sent information about coronavirus to local medical providers, ambulance paramedics and schools.
  • County health officials are in ongoing contact with the CDC and the California Department of Health to get the latest information.

This a rapidly evolving situation with new information emerging every day.

For the latest updates, please visit our website at cchealth.org/coronavirus .