Have more questions, or want to know your local area’s COVID-19 response? Call one of the hotlines below, or check the text alerts and website from your local health department.

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Hotline numbers

Statewide COVID-19 Hotline

833‑422‑4255 (833-4CA-4ALL)

The statewide call center will be open 7 days a week:

  • Monday-Friday, 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM Pacific Time   
  • Saturday and Sunday, 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM Pacific Time

This COVID-19 information line is a part of our ongoing effort to provide reliable, trusted information and support.

California COVID Notify Hotline

California COVID Notify, Google and Apple’s exposure notification system, alerts you if you were in close contact with someone who tests positive for COVID-19 while preserving your privacy.

888‑421‑9457 (888‑4C19‑HLP)

The statewide call center will be open 7 days a week, 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM Pacific Time.

Local information line

211

Californians can call 211, which gives local information on social services 24 hours a day.


Text alerts from your county

Use our lookup tool to find COVID-19 text alerts you can get from your county.

Sign up for county alerts


Your area’s COVID-19 website

Select your county or city to find out more from your local public health department, like testing or vaccination sites near you.