Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information and Resources
UC Davis Medical Center in Sacramento and UC Davis Health clinics across Northern California remain open and are serving patients. Our teams are trained and equipped to treat patients with symptoms of novel coronavirus, as well as any other patients with potentially contagious diseases.
Visitors at UC Davis Medical Center:
Starting Thursday, March 19th, we are restricting visitors within UC Davis Medical Center in order to help keep the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) out of the hospital. All hospital visitation will be suspended until the transmission of COVID-19 is no longer a threat to our patients, staff and community. Read more about our visitor restrictions >>
Caregiver policy at outpatient clinics:
To help limit spread of novel coronavirus (COVID-19), we have new policies for visits to our outpatient clinics. For your safety, only one essential caregiver may accompany patients. Read more about our caregiver restrictions for outpatient clinics >>
What are coronavirus and COVID-19?
Coronavirus are a family of viruses that cause illnesses from the common cold to SARS (severe acute respiratory syndrome) and MERS (Middle East Respiratory Syndrome). Symptoms include fever, shortness of breath and other flu-like symptoms.
2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19), which was first discovered in Wuhan, China, has been declared a pandemic by the World Health Organization (WHO).