Coronavirus FAQ

  • What is COVID-19?

  • [UPDATED] What are the symptoms of COVID-19?

  • [NEW] What should you do if you think you're sick?

  • [NEW] What if I have symptoms?

  • How can people protect themselves?

  • How is COVID-19 diagnosed?

  • What is the treatment for COVID-19?

  • Who is at Higher Risk for Serious Illness from COVID-19?

  • How is it decided whether a person with a confirmed case of COVID-19 can self-isolate at home or must be confined to a hospital or elsewhere?

  • What can the public do to limit the spread of COVID-19?

  • What is the difference between COVID-19 and other coronaviruses?

  • [UPDATED] Is California able to test for COVID-19?

  • [UPDATED] What is the state doing to protect our health?

  • [UPDATED] Should public events be cancelled?

  • [UPDATED] What is Social Distancing?

  • Should I wear a mask?

  • [NEW] What if I have symptoms?

  • [UPDATED] What should I do if I am unable to work after being exposed to COVID-19?