Catalina Island Medical Center

Page Last Updated 6/2/2020 2:49 PM

Catalina Island Coronavirus Updates

All CIMC updates will be posted on this page. Check back daily for updates.

CIMC COVID-19 Antigen Testing

Tests Performed

Positive Results



CIMC COVID-19 Antibody Testing

Tests Performed

Positive Results



Please visit LA County Department of Public Health for more information on how positive cases are being managed.

Recent Video Update

Recent News

Video Update: Kymberlee Stanley on the Signs & Symptoms of Depression

CIMC's Kymberlee Stanley on the Signs and Symptoms of Depression May 29, 2020 - As part of mental health month, Catalina Island Medical Center’s Kymberlee Stanley, LCSW, Director of Social Services and Mental Health discusses the causes, signs and symptoms ...
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Share Something That Makes You Smile for Mental Health Month

Submit your photos of something that makes you smile for a chance to be featured on our social media. CIMC would like to share a little joy and we need your help! We would love to see photos of you ...
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Update on Coronavirus testing at Catalina Island Medical Center

Updated Information on Coronavirus testing eligibility at Catalina Island Medical Center The CIMC has two Coronavirus-related tests available. These two tests are available to persons regardless of insurance status or documentation status. One of the tests (the nasal swab) screens ...
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Video Update: Jessica Hampton on Keeping Kids Physically Active During Quarantine

Jessica Hampton, OTD, OTR/L provides clever activities and resources to keep kids physically active during the quarantine CIMC's Jessica Hampton, OTD, OTR/L expresses the importance of providing physical activity for children who are at home during the quarantine. Whether you ...
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In-Person Physical Therapy Services Resume at CIMC

Catalina Island Medical Center’s Physical Therapy Services Department is resuming in-person outpatient care. With precautionary infection control measures in place, we are now accepting in-person physical therapy appointments. Call 310-510-0096 to book your next physical therapy appointment! Experienced physical therapists provide ...
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Video Update: Dr. Warren & Dr. McGroarty – Avalon City Council Meeting Presentation

Dr. Aimee Warren and Dr. Edwin McGroarty present COVID-19 updates at the Avalon City Council Meeting Presentation on May 5th Dr. Aimee Warren presents on COVID-19, including updates to available COVID-19 testing procedures, antigen vs antibody testing and updated hospital ...
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Novel Coronavirus

COVID-19 What You Need to Know

The immediate risk to the general public is low on Catalina Island. However, the Catalina Island Medical Center recommends exercising an abundance of caution in handling this illness. CIMC is carefully assessing this situation as it evolves.

CIMC and the CDC recommend practicing good hygiene as a precaution to keep our community and our visitors safe. The novel Coronavirus is a new virus, and we are learning more each day. We will continue assessing the situation as it evolves and keep the community updated. If you think you may have Coronavirus, stay home to avoid spreading it or give advanced notice before visiting a health care facility.

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    Physical Contact

    Avoid close contact with people who are sick. This could mean maintaining enough distance between yourself and another person (generally 6 feet) to reduce the risk of breathing in droplets when an infected person coughs or sneezes.

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    Keep Hands Clean

    Clean your hands often. Use alcohol-based hand sanitizers or wash your hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.

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    Avoid Touching Face

    Try to avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth with unwashed hands.

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    Have a Cough or Cold?

    Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, not your hand. Throw the tissue in the trash.

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    Clean Surfaces

    Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces, using a cleaning spray or wipe.

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    Feeling Sick?

    Stay home when you're sick. If you believe you've been exposed to the virus, even if you are not showing symptoms, please stay home and contact your primary care physician. 

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Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm CLINIC:
(310) 510-0096

All other hours HOSPITAL:
(310) 510-0700

Please let us know if you are experiencing symptoms of respiratory infection (fever, cough, shortness of breath) or feel you have been exposed to COVID-19.

Virtual & Telemedicine

Stay connected to your CIMC healthcare providers and services virtually. Call to schedule your next appointment!
(310) 510-0096

Hospital Operations

Emergency Dept Screening

Those who show up at the Emergency Department will be screened before admission.


We will contact clinic patients with existing appointments to assess if appointments should be kept, done over the phone or rescheduled.

If you need access care during this time, please call our clinic at 310-510-0096 so we can be prepared to ensure the health and safety of you and our other patients and staff. Hours for the phone line are 8 am-5 pm Monday - Friday. Voicemails will be responded to in the next business day.


The only visitors allowed at the medical center are guardians of a child/minor or individuals with special needs.

CIMC Emergency Response Fund

Make a gift to the CIMC in this time of need. We would be grateful for any contribution you are able to make to help us respond to emerging needs.

Stay Informed

The CDC has the most current information about the virus, including everything you need to know about how the virus spreads, how it's treated, how to protect yourself, and what to do if you get sick.

COVID-19 Information

Coronavirus symptoms can Include fever, cough, and shortness of breath.


How it Spreads

  • Through droplets when an infected person coughs or sneezes.
  • Close personal contact, such as caring for an infected person.
  • Symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure.
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