If you think you have been exposed to COVID-19 or have symptoms, call your primary care doctor. Your doctor may refer you to a COVID-19 test site. There is no cost to members for medically-needed screening, testing, and treatment for Coronavirus.

          Covid-19:

          Important Information

          for Members

There is no cost to members for medically-needed screening, testing, and treatment for Coronavirus.

Medi-Cal Covered COVID-19 Medications and Treatments

Pharmacy Benefit Medical Benefit 
Medication/Vaccine or Test Medi-Cal Rx Medi-Cal FFS HPSJ
Paxlovid (nirmatrevir/ritonavir) Yes No No
Lagevrio (molnupiravir) Yes No No
Veklury (remdesivir) Yes Yes Yes
COVID-19 Vaccines Yes Yes Yes
Prescribed in-home testing kits Yes No Yes
Antibody Testing No No Yes

Find a test site

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If you are feeling sick consider getting tested for COVID-19. If you are already positive, follow CDC’s tips for staying safe.

COVID-19 medication infusion sites

  • For San Joaquin County
    • Address: 500 W. Hospital Road, French Camp, CA 95231
    • Phone: (888) 634-1123
    • Hours: Friday to Tuesday, 8:00AM to 4:00PM
    • Register at https://lhi.care/covidtesting
  • For Stanislaus County
    • Elite Urgent Care
    • Address: 1524 McHenry Ave Suite 130 Modesto CA, 95350
    • Phone: 209-846-3176
    • Hours:
      • Mondays and Wednesdays, 8:00AM to 7:00PM
      • Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays, 9:00AM to 7:00PM
      • Saturdays and Sundays, 9:00AM to 3:00PM
    • https://elitevirtualcare.com/videovisit

Get Help

Medi-Cal Rx:  1-800-977-2273 TTY/TDD 711, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week or visit www.Medi-CalRx.dhcs.ca.gov

Nurse Advice Line: 1-800-655-8294 TTY/TDD 711, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

Customer Service at: 1-888-936-PLAN (7526), TTY/TDD 711 Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Need help to find COVID-19 medication? Call the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) at 1-800-232-0233 (TTY 888-720-7489).

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Signs and symptoms of COVID-19

People with COVID-19 have had a wide range of symptoms reported – ranging from mild symptoms to severe illness. Symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure to the virus. Anyone can have mild to severe symptoms.

Possible symptoms* include:

*This list does not include all possible symptoms. Please call your medical provider for any other symptoms that are severe or concerning to you.
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  • Fever or chills
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
  • Fatigue
  • Muscle or body aches
  • Headache
  • New loss of taste or smell
  • Sore throat
  • Congestion or runny nose
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Diarrhea

When to Seek Emergency Medical Attention (warning signs* for COVID-19)

*This list does not include all possible symptoms. Please call your medical provider for any other symptoms that are severe or concerning to you.
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  • Trouble breathing
  • Persistent pain or pressure in the chest
  • New confusion
  • Inability to wake or stay awake
  • Pale, gray, or blue-colored skin, lips, or nail beds, depending on skin tone
  • If someone is showing any of these signs, call 911 or call ahead to your local emergency facility. Notify the operator that you are seeking care for someone who has or may have COVID-19.

Get the Facts

Get the latest facts and information directly from the CDC’s website.

COVID-19 Federal Website

Public Health Agencies

Posted on September 15th, 2022 and last modified on June 4th, 2024.

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