Catalina Island Medical Center

Page Last Updated 8/13/2020 4:11 PM

Catalina Island Coronavirus Updates

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

CIMC COVID-19 Antigen Testing







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

Contact Tracing Resources

CDC Guideline Resources

CHA Resources

Downloadable COVID-19 Resources

Recent Video Update

COVID-19 News from CIMC

CIMC COVID-19 on Protocol for Positive Tests

Healthcare workers, physicians, nurses and medical center staff are unfortunately more vulnerable and at greater risk of exposure to disease and infections, especially while caring for patients during a pandemic like COVID-19. CIMC has been working diligently to implement additional ...
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Stop the Spread of COVID-19 in our Community. Stay Home When you are Sick.

If you are sick or think you might have COVID-19 please stay home. Do not go to your workplace, alert your supervisor. Small steps can make a huge impact on the health of your community. Call your physician, avoid public ...
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Video Update: COVID-19 Case Increase and Precautions

English Español English Español There has been a rising number of COVID-19 Cases on Catalina Island. If you have symptoms, please stay home. CIMC's Santa Dominguez, FNP and Dr. Aimee Warren remind us to practice social distancing, wash our hands ...
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Update to CDC Isolation Protocols After COVID-19 Infection

Update to CDC Isolation Protocols After COVID-19 Infection CDC guidelines regarding isolation after COVID-19 infection were recently updated. Here's a summary of what has changed: Patients with mild to moderate disease, no longer infectious 10 days after symptom onset provided ...
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Video Update: CIMC’s Dr. Daniel Davis presents at Avalon City Council Meeting

Dr. Daniel Davis presents COVID-19 updates surrounding the influx in cases in California, the differences in data between cases and deaths, updates to testing and treatments, virus mutations, timelines, vaccines, and key data indicators to watch moving forward. Dr. Davis ...
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CA Hospitals Association Coronavirus News Updates

To support hospitals and health systems during the COVID-19 public health crisis and as they resume care for non-COVID-19 patients, the California Hospital Association (CHA) has created a webpage as a repository of information. See CHA Updates
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How to Protect Yourself and Others

Protect your own health and the safety of your community by following the guidelines below. For a full list of current recommended prevention actions and thorough explanation visit the CDC web page How to Protect Yourself & Others.

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    Clean and disinfect
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    Stay home if sick or exposed

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

If you are concerned that you’ve been exposed to COVID-19 and would like to be tested, please call the clinic to schedule an appointment.

COVID-19 testing is covered by all insurance companies, with no out-of-pocket cost to the patient.  For those who do not have insurance, COVID-19 testing will be covered and at no cost to the patient.

CIMC does not accept walk-in appointments

Virtual & Telemedicine

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



Share your questions and concerns regarding COVID-19 with us on our FAQ page.

Hospital Operations

Emergency Dept Screening

Those who arrive 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 Symptoms

Coronavirus symptoms can Include:

  • Fever or chills
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
  • Fatigue
  • Muscle or body aches
  • Headache
  • New loss of taste or smell
  • Sore throat
  • Congestion or runny nose
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Diarrhea

For a full list of symptoms visit the CDC web page Symptoms of Coronavirus.


How it Spreads

  • Between people who are in close contact.
  • Through respiratory droplets produced when an infected person coughs, sneezes, or talks.
  • These droplets can land in the mouths or noses of people who are nearby or possibly be inhaled into the lungs.
  • COVID-19 may be spread by people who are not showing symptoms.
  • Symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure.

For a full list of transmission details visit the CDC web page How COVID Spreads.

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