Coronavirus (COVID-19) updates for UC San Diego Health patients and visitors. Learn More


Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Patients & Visitors

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We know you may be concerned about the outbreak of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) and its implications for the health of you and your loved ones. Your safety and well-being are our top priority.


COVID-19 Nurse Line


8 a.m. – 5 p.m., 7 days a week

For UC San Diego Health patients with fever or respiratory symptoms.

Nurse Line Details



Several new measures will help us reduce person-to-person contact, including expanded use of video visits, pre-appointment screening and rescheduling of some routine appointments.

Appointment Information


Visitor Restrictions

New restrictions on visitors are intended to reduce health risks for everyone. We are also screening all visitors and patients for COVID-19-related symptoms before they enter hospitals and clinics.

Visitor Information


We Are Prepared

We've made certain changes so that we're ready for an increase in patients who need specialized care for COVID-19. See the steps we've taken to be prepared to care for our community.

See What's Changed

Latest Updates

Read more news and developments

COVID-19: How to Donate

How You Can Help

Join us in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. We are accepting contributions of personal protective equipment (PPE), supplies, food and items for caregivers, as well as cash donations.

How to Donate

Symptoms and Diagnosis

What is COVID-19?

What are the symptoms of COVID-19?

How long does it take for the symptoms to appear?

Read more FAQs about coronavirus

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