Learn More About NOVEL CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19)
Important Messages: Press Release
The City of Baldwin Park, Office of Emergency Services will continue to work closely with the County of Los Angeles, Department of Public Health, federal, state, and local partners to provide the public with accurate information about actions to be taken to reduce the spread of Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19).
The best way to prevent the spread of respiratory infections, including the Novel Coronavirus are as follows:
- Stay home if you are sick except to get medical treatment.
- Wash your hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds, especially after going to the bathroom, before eating and after blowing your nose, coughing, or sneezing.
- If you cannot wash your hands with soap and water for 20 seconds, use a hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol.
- Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash. Use your sleeve if you don't have a tissue handy.
- Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth in case your hands are not clean.
- Practice healthy habits. Get plenty of sleep, stay active, manage your stress, drink plenty of fluids and eat nutritious foods.
- Minimize contact, and avoid shaking hands and high-fiving.
- Certain patients, such as the elderly, those that are immune compromised or have underlying health conditions should call their doctor earlier.
- If you have mild symptoms, there may be no need to go to a medical facility to see a doctor.
- Get immunized against the flu to protect yourself and your family, and reduce the potential strain on the healthcare system, which may be impacted by COVID-19 concerns.
- If you have questions, please call the clinic or your doctor before going in. If you do not have a healthcare provider, Los Angeles County residents can CALL 2-1-1 for assistance or finding support near you.
- (COVID-19) Testing at local hospitals is provided at No-Cost. However, you must meet the criteria to be tested for the Novel Coronavirus.
Additional Novel Coronavirus Resources:
California Coronavirus (COVID-19) Response
Los Angeles County Department of Public Health
LACDPH Orders Facility Closures
California Department of Public Health
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
World Health Organization
SBA disaster loans
LA County residents can also CALL 2-1-1
For information, please contact the Officer of Emergency Services at:
Californians can get the Coronavirus testing for free. Gov. Gavin Newsome Announces below: