What You Should Know About COVID-19 Right Now

What You Should Know About COVID-19 Right Now

Zoom conversation on 10/11/2023 between Senator Glazer, Alameda County Health Officer Dr. Nick Moss, Contra Costa County Deputy Health Officer Dr. Meera Sreenivasan, and Infectious Disease Specialist and Associate Dean for Regional Campuses at UCSF Dr. Peter Chin-Hong.

Alameda County Health Department website:


Contra Costa County Health Department website:


People without insurance in Contra Costa County can walk into any county health center for COVID-19 services. The uninsured and those with Medi-Cal can also get free COVID vaccinations at our immunization-only clinics located throughout the county.

California Department of Public Health Respiratory Viruses Home Page:

https://www.cdph.ca.gov/Programs/CID/DCDC/Pages/Respiratory-Viruses/Home.aspx?msdynttrid=YFalWGb0nYRe6s7PGb94R1xbpxJvGfqitg0gNFotZOk#msdynttrid=foSUU-eemvxl2Otn5hHv6ETlClqdPcEYz7yMvFRWbuc [cdph.ca.gov]

California Department of Public Health guide on when and where to Mask:

https://www.cdph.ca.gov/Programs/CID/DCDC/Pages/Respiratory-Viruses/When-and-Why-to-Wear-a-Mask.aspx#msdynttrid=2v_oPNoFeiJM4Sb53wiO52xrQfQJQEY78cJD0B0Gcvw [cdph.ca.gov]

Data tracker with hospitalization numbers and mask guidance:


Information on test expiration dates (and when you can still use them after the expiry date on the box):


How to find COVID-19 vaccines:



Order free COVID-19 tests from the federal government here: