COVID-19 Information

Community Health Group (CHG) is committed to supporting our members and providers in adopting the most up-to-date recommendations for COVID-19.

Signs and Symptoms of COVID-19

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*For more information, visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) website:

If you experience any of these symptoms, get tested for COVID-19. 

COVID-19 Testing: 

  • Order free at-home tests:
    • Need help placing an order for your at-home tests? Call 1-800-232-0233 (TTY 1-888-720-7489).
  • Free at-home tests from your providers or pharmacies can bill Medi-Cal Rx.
  • Search for no-cost COVID-19 testing locations:
  • Do you need transportation to get a test, vaccine, or other treatment? Call CHG at 1-800-224-7766/ TTY 1-855-266-4584 to set up transportation.
  • Testing is recommended if you have symptoms or if you were exposed to COVID-19 and do not have symptoms. Wait at least 5 full days after exposure before testing. You do not need to wait to test if you already have symptoms.  

What to do if you test positive for COVID-19: 

  • Isolate and wear a high-quality mask to protect others from infection.
  • Tell people you have been in contact with someone and that they may be exposed.
  • If you have any warning signs (see above), seek emergency care immediately.
  • It is important to begin treatment as soon as possible after testing positive for COVID-19.
  • Learn about treatment options by:
    • Calling your doctor or clinic to learn if you should get treatment.
    • Calling CHG’s Telephone Advice Nurse (TAN) line at 1-800-647-6966
    • Visiting urgent care either in-person or telehealth within 24 hours.
    • Finding an urgent care:
    • Calling your pharmacy to see what treatment they offer.
    • Calling CHG's Member Services for help at 1-800-224-7766/ TTY 1-855-266-4584. A Member Services staff member will be happy to assist you.  

COVID-19 Medications:

  • The right medications for COVID-19 can help.
  • Most treatments must be started within 5-7 days of testing positive.  
COVID medications