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Please submit the form to Report Concerns Related to COVID-19. A health service nurse will contact you in the order it was submitted.

♦♦♦Business hours: Monday - Thursday 9 am to 5 pm and Friday 8 am to 3 pm. ♦♦♦

If you are experiencing a medical emergency, please call 911 immediately.  If you have any questions, please email rieko.suto@gcccd.edu/ priscilla.bartholome@gcccd.edu or call 619-660-4200 and leave a voice message.

If you do not have a medical provider, but you have some symptoms of COVID-19 (fever, dry cough, shortness of breath) or any questions, please call 211 to access the Public Health Nurse Line. Please visit 211 San Diego or San Diego County Coronavirus Disease 2019 for more information. Please visit Insurance for information regarding Medi-Cal and Covered California.

Please visit COVID-19 Student Resources to get up to date information for available services on campus.

If you are interested to receive personal counseling services, please visit Cuyamaca College Personal Counseling for more information.

  

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For most updated COVID-19 information, please visit Centers for Disease Control and Prevention(CDC).

How to protect yourself (CDC):

  • Clean your hands often
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands
  • Avoid close contact
  • Stay home if you are sick
  • Cover coughs and sneezes
  • Clean and disinfect frequently touched surfaces
  • Cover your mouth and nose with a cloth face cover when around others.  Cloth Face Covering DIY (PDF)

Symptoms of Coronavirus (CDC): These symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure (based on the incubation period of MERS-CoV viruses).

  • Fever
  • Dry cough
  • Shortness of breath
 
What To Do if You Are Sick and if Someone in Your Home Is Sick (CDC): If you have a fever or cough, you might have COVID-19. Not everyone needs to be tested for COVID-19. Most people have mild illness and are able to recover at home. Contact your healthcare provider. Keep track of your symptoms. If you have an emergency warning sign (including trouble breathing), get medical attention right away.
  
When to Seek Medical Attention: If you develop emergency warning signs for COVID-19 get medical attention immediately. Emergency warning signs include*
  • Trouble breathing
  • Persistent pain or pressure in the chest
  • New confusion or inability to arouse
  • Bluish lips or face

*This list is not all inclusive. Please consult your medical provider for any other symptoms that are severe or concerning.

 

Other helpful resources:

California Department of Public Health (CDPH)

World Health Organization Coronavirus Disease 2019 (WHO)

California Community Colleges Health & Wellness Resources

Tips to Maintain Mental Health and Wellness (PDF) SD County

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Staff:

 

Priscilla Bartholomew, RN

Rieko Suto, RN

E-Mail:
priscilla.bartholome@gcccd.edu
rieko.suto@gcccd.edu
Phone:
(619) 660-4200

Office Location:

Room I-134 (First Floor of Student Center)

Office Hours: Monday - Thursday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday: 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday & Sunday: Closed

Mailing Address:
Health & Wellness Center
Cuyamaca College
900 Rancho San Diego Parkway
El Cajon, CA 92019

Last Updated: 04/07/2020
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