March 2020: COVID-19 Update

Thursday, March 12, 2020

A Message from Ling Ling Chang

Dear Neighbor,

As the novel coronavirus, known as COVID-19, affects our communities, I encourage you to continue protecting yourself and your family with common sense measures such as washing your hands, following guidance from public health officials, and calling your health care provider before seeking medical care so that appropriate precautions can be taken.  

If you or a loved one are an Orange County resident, I invite you to join the Coronavirus Tele-Townhall on Thursday, March 12 from 6pm to 7pm. The call in number is 855-756-7520 ext. 56750#. Information provided includes:

  • How the coronavirus spreads

  • How to protect yourself from contracting the coronavirus

  • What are the symptoms

  • What you should do if you traveled to a county with widespread transmission of coronavirus

I assure you that my team and I are actively monitoring the issue and will provide updates as they develop. To view the most up-to-date information, visit Centers for Disease Control and Prevention or California Department of Public Health. In addition, I urge you to follow county specific information:

Orange County Public Health Care Agency
Los Angeles County Department of Public Health
San Bernardino County Department of Public Health

As always, please do not hesitate to contact my office at 714-671-9474 with any questions or concerns.

Sincerely,
Ling Ling Chang
29th Senate District