Acute Communicable
Disease Control

Contact Information
County of Los Angeles
Department of Public Health
Acute Communicable Disease Control
313 N. Figueroa Street, #212
Los Angeles, CA 90012
Phone: (213) 240-7941
Fax: (213) 482-4856

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For suspected cases of 2019-nCoV, immediately call Acute Communicable Disease Control
to assist with diagnosis and infection control.
(213) 240-7941 (8am-5pm Mon-Fri) - (213) 974-1234 (After Hours Emergency Operator)

Webinar with CME: Clinical Update on Coronavirus Disease 2019 2/21/20, 12pm Website Flyer

Resources for Providers

Provider Checklist
Step by step guide for identifying and managing suspect patients
Revised 2-4-20

DPH Patient Under Investigation (PUI) Form
Revised 2-6-20

Home Care Instructions
Instructions for suspect and confirmed cases and their families or caregivers
Personal Protective Equipment
for 2019-Novel Coronavirus
Lab Test Request Forms
Prefilled for nCoV testing
Nasopharyngeal swab test 
All specimens (except NP swab) test
Travel Alert Posters
English  Spanish  Cambodian
Combined (Eng/Chinese)
Korean  Vietnamese  Arabic

FAQs for Emergency Medical Services (EMS)
on 2019-nCoV
Revised 2-7-20
FAQs for Providers and Health Care Facilities
on 2019-nCoV
Revised 2-4-20

News and Updates

1-31-20 - Summary of LAC DPH Telebriefing for Health Care Providers: Hospitals, Healthcare Community and Urgent Care

LAC DPH Health Advisories: 

  • 2-01-20 - Update and Interim Guidance on Outbreak of 2019 Novel Coronavirus
  • 1-27-20 - First Case of 2019 Novel Coronavirus in Los Angeles CountyŚClinical Guidance
  • Visit the LAHAN webpage to view alerts related to 2019-nCoV, local outbreaks, and emerging health risks.
    To sign up, visit: or text LAHAN to 66866

LAC DPH Press Releases:

  • 2-3-20 - Public Health Announces Updated Guidance in Accordance with CDC Declaration of Public Health Emergency
  • 1-30-20 - Beware of False Information Visit for Verified Case Information
  • 1-26-20 - Public Health Confirms First Case of 2019 Novel Coronavirus in Los Angeles County

Additional Resources

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