Long-COVID Educational Resources
Below are San Mateo County resources for receiving information & resources for Long-COVID patients.
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Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC)
Long-COVID or Post-COVID Conditions
- Some people who have been infected with the virus that causes COVID-19 can experience long-term effects from their infection, known as Post-COVID Conditions (PCC) or Long-COVID. Resources and information provided by the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) explores Long-COVID and what we do know.
World Health Organization (WHO)
Clinical Management of COVID-19: Living Guideline
- The WHO COVID-19 Clinical management: living guidance contains the most up-to-date recommendations for the clinical management of people with COVID-19. Providing guidance that is comprehensive and holistic for the optimal care of COVID-19 patients throughout their entire illness is important.
California Department of Public Health (CDPH)
Resources for People with Post-COVID Conditions (Long-COVID)
- Some people have new, returning, or lingering symptoms weeks to months after having COVID-19. If you are living with a post-COVID condition or are having symptoms of post-COVID conditions, please also see our page.
University of California San Francisco (UCSF)
UCSF Health COVID-19 Clinical Resources
- A single source of COVID-19 information for UCSF Health clinicians. Visit our page and filter by audience to find information specific to your care setting..
Stanford Medicine News Center
- Bay Area Health Officials Urge Immediate Vaccination and Issue Orders Requiring Use of Face Coverings Indoors to Prevent the Spread of COVID-19
- Vaccination continues to protect against severe COVID-19 illness, but with the COVID-19 Delta variant now infecting a small percentage of vaccinated people as well as many unvaccinated people, eight Bay Area health officers have issued Health Orders requiring masks indoors in public places. The Orders require all individuals, regardless of vaccination status, to wear face coverings when indoors in public settings, with limited exceptions.
- Possibility of COVID-19 Illness After Vaccination
- Information from the CDC about what you need to know about the possibility of developing COVID-19 after being vaccinated.COVID-19 vaccines are an essential tool to help protect people against COVID-19 illness, including against new variants.
- What doctors wish patients knew about breakthrough COVID infections
- From the American Medical Association. Some fully vaccinated people have developed COVID-19, which is expected. One physician explains what to know about COVID-19 vaccination and breakthrough infections.
- My Turn
- Schedule a Vaccination Appointment for yourself and your family.
- Find out when you are eligible for the COVID Vaccine and Booster.
- Connect with Health Professionals regarding commonly asked questions about the COVID Vaccine and Booster.
- CDC: Frequently Asked Questions About Vaccination
- Commonly asked questions are answered around topics like planning for a vaccine, vaccine development, getting vaccinated, and safety.
- California COVID-19 Response: Vaccines
- California-specific information around COVID-19 vaccines, including information on the phases of vaccine rollout in California.
- San Mateo County COVID-19 Vaccine Information
- SMC-specific information around COVID-19 vaccines, including information on the phases of vaccine rollout in SMC
- Provider Bulletin: Vaccine Prioritization
- Bulleting from CA DPH outlining that individuals age 16-64 with certain disabilities can receive the COVID-19 vaccine beginning 3/15/21
- Vaccine Finder
- Use Vaccines.gov to find a vaccine appointment near you.
- What You Should Know About the Possibility of COVID-19 Illness After Vaccination
- Credible information from the CDC
Safe, easy and no-cost testing is widely available at County-sponsored locations for everyone who works or lives in San Mateo County regardless of symptoms. To get a COVID-19 test, San Mateo County residents should first contact their health care provider for a COVID-19 test. If you cannot get a timely test from your provider, please make an appointment with other testing locations listed below.
Appointments at ALL TEST SITES are STRONGLY encouraged as there is no guarantee you will be seen without one. Remember to bring your photo ID and the appointment confirmation with you.
San Mateo Marriott
- Free COVID-19 testing available at the San Mateo Marriott Hotel
- Hours: M-F 8am to 7pm, Saturday 8am to 4pm, Sunday 10am to 4pm
- No appointment necessary, but more information at Get Tested San Mateo (virusgeeks.com)
San Mateo County COVID-19 Testing Locations
- Call 211 or (800) 273-6222 any time with non-emergency, non-medical questions about COVID 19 (about testing, county guidelines, etc.)
- Multiple locations throughtout San Mateo County
- To learn more and schedule a visit click: https://www.smcgov.org/testing
CVS Minute Clinic
- Available by appointment at CVS locations throughout San Mateo County.
- To make an appointment, visit https://www.cvs.com/minuteclinic/covid-19-testing
Dignity Health GoHealth Urgent Care Virtual Visit
- Connect via video with a licensed provider who will follow CDC guidelines to evaluate patients and determine the most appropriate care, including rapid COVID 19 testing, if necessary
- • Virtual Visits have zero cost to patients under Medicare/Medicaid and most other major insurance plans during the public health emergency
- Visit https://www.gohealthuc.com/bayarea/virtual-visits
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Resources last updated March 28, 2023.