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IMPORTANT
GCC responds to the Coronavirus Outbreak. GCC has moved to remote online instruction.

 

If you are experiencing symptoms, call your primary care physician or urgent care facility first. For the latest COVID-19 information from the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health or call 211 (24/7).

 

What You Need to know about Coronavirus COVID-19

WHAT IS COVID-19? 

This virus is part of a large family of viruses, some causing respiratory illness in people. See Coronavirus Info sheet (pdf)

NOTE 

If you are experiencing symptoms, call your primary care physician or urgent care facility first. For the latest COVID-19 information from the Los Angeles County Department of Public http://publichealth.lacounty.gov/ or call 211 (24/7).

GCC HEALTH CENTER

The GCC Health Center is working remotely.
  • By phone: (818) 551-5189 -  Monday – Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Health Center Nurses available for health related questions and referrals by phone (818) 551-5189
  • Mental Health appointments by phone at (818) 551-5189
If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the Health Center at (818) 551-5189 or email healthcenter@glendale.edu

Updated: 4/2/20

CDC INFORMATION

CDC in Action: Preparing Communities for Potential Spread of COVID-19
CDC is aggressively responding to the global outbreak of COVID-19 and preparing for the potential of community spread in the United States.
CDC Protects and Prepares Communities info graphic (pdf)

 
If you have any questions, please feel free to contact the health center.  The health center is following all Los Angeles Public Health/CDC guidelines regarding the virus.

SYMPTOMS

  • Fever
  • Cough
  • Difficulty Breathing

REDUCE RISK

Steps to reduce the risk of illness:

  • Avoid contact with sick people-Maintain social distance, approximately 6 feet
  • Wash your hands
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth
CDC RECOMMENDS
  • Everyone can do their part to help us respond to this emerging public health threat:
    • It’s currently flu and respiratory disease season and CDC recommends getting a flu vaccine, taking everyday preventive actions to help stop the spread of germs, and taking flu antivirals if prescribed.

  • If you are a resident in a community where person-to-person spread of COVID-19 has been detected and you develop COVID-19 symptoms, call your healthcare provider and tell them about your symptoms.

  • For people who are ill with COVID-19, but are not sick enough to be hospitalized, please follow CDC guidance on how to reduce the risk of spreading your illness to others. People who are mildly ill with COVID-19 are able to isolate at home during their illness for up to 14 days. Please follow doctors instructions during this time. Your cooperation is integral to the ongoing public health response to try to slow spread of this virus.

STAY HOME IF YOU ARE SICK

If you are sick with COVID-19 or suspect you have been exposed to the virus that causes COVID-19, follow the steps below to help prevent the disease from spreading to people in your household and community:

  • Stay home and avoid contact with others, except for seeking medical care.

  • Seek medical care right away. Before you go to a doctor’s office or emergency room, call ahead and tell them about your recent exposure or travel to countries where the virus has been reported and your symptoms.

  • Do not travel while sick.

  • Cover your mouth and nose with a tissue or your sleeve (not your hands) when coughing or sneezing, then wash your hands.

What should I do if I have a cold or flu-like symptoms? (pdf)