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Information About Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen COVID-19 Vaccine

Since January of 2020, Johnson & Johnson has been working directly with governments, health authorities and other companies to help end the global pandemic. J&J expects to deliver our COVID-19 vaccines at a rate of more than one billion doses by the end of 2021.

GVHC is pleased to help meet that commitment to deliver enough single-shot vaccines on April 2nd, 2021. This is part of a larger plan to deliver 100 million single-shot vaccines to the U.S. during the first half of 2021.

Latest News from Johnson & Johnson.

Read More Information from the CDC:

Or read our FAQ page.

URGENT INFORMATION

If you are 18 years of age or older you may be eligible for the Covid-19 vaccine to see if you are eligible and to Schedule your appointment today call or text: 866.682.4842

COVID-19 Resources

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Available COVID-19 Testing Sites

Call or Text to schedule an appointment now: 866.682.4842

Updated COVID-19 Vaccination Plan

Golden Valley Health Center’s COVID-19 vaccine rollout and distribution plan.

Golden Valley Health Center’s COVID-19 FAQ

We’ve compiled a list of answers to our most frequently asked questions.

Monoclonal Antibody Treatment FAQ

Learn more about Monoclonal Antibody Treatment with our FAQ page.

COVID-19 MULTILINGUAL Video Resources

See our video gallery resources in multiple languages.

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Having Symptoms? Call Us First!

If you are sick, please call 866.682.4842 BEFORE coming to any of our clinics. We will advise you on the best way to receive the care you need without compromising your health, and the health of other patients and our staff.

Have you tested positive for COVID-19?

Learn more about Monoclonal Antibody Treatment with bamlanivimab or with casirivimab and imdevimab, if are experiencing mild to moderate symptoms. For more information visit the Monoclonal Antibody Treatment: Frequently Asked Questions page.

Service Changes

Many of our locations will remain open. The health and safety of our patients, staff and communities continues to be our primary concern and our top priority during this COVID-19 national emergency.

Please read below for more information:

Dental

GVHC will temporarily suspend nonessential or non-urgent dental care until further notice but we will offer emergency dental services at our Merced Dental and Turlock Main St. Dental locations:

Our Merced Dental and Turlock Main Street Dental locations will remain open for qualifying emergencies such as:

  • Fractured tooth due to trauma
  • Infection and or Swelling
  • Severe dental pain

Should you require emergency dental care and wish to speak to a dental representative and make an appointment please call or text 866.682.4842.

Emergency Dental Service Locations

MERCED DENTAL

747 West Childs Ave Merced, CA 95341

TURLOCK MAIN ST. DENTAL

1200 West Main St. Turlock, CA 95380

Sick & Wellness

Golden Valley Health Centers (GVHC) fully supports the order to shelter in place; however, healthcare is an essential service and while many of our locations will stay open to serve our communities, some of our locations will be walk-in sick clinics and others will be well clinics which will be appointment based only. ALL patients will be screened at the front door of the Well clinics. If a patient has a fever or symptoms (symptoms including any of the following: cough, fever, shortness of breath) that patient will be sent home and his/her visit will be converted to a telephone visit or a sick clinic visit.

Telephone Visits

We are committed to keeping everyone safe during the COVID-19 pandemic, and are also now offering telephone medical visits. These visits allow patients to speak directly to a provider via telephone so a patient may get the care they need without leaving their home. Patients can ask questions or get advice, refill prescriptions for medicine and much more Call 866.682.4842 to schedule your telephonic appointment. Appointments are readily available at most clinics.

HOW CAN I HELP PROTECT MYSELF AND FAMILY?

  • People can help protect themselves and/or family from respiratory illness with everyday preventative actions.
  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth with unwashed hands.
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. (Use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol if soap and water are not available.)

If you are concerned that you have been exposed to COVID-19 or are worried about cold or flu symptoms:

​ You may be evaluated prior to entry at any GVHC clinic. If you show symptoms or have traveled to a country on the CDC watchlist (click here for more information), you may be asked to wait in a designated area and provided with additional instructions.

If you are not ill with cold or flu symptoms and have a routine appointment already scheduled, you may still come to the clinic. There is the possibility of a location change to keep your risk of exposure low. Please call your clinic to confirm where to go.

Help stop the spread of illness by taking everyday preventive actions:

  • Avoid shaking hands to prevent the spread of germs.​
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If soap and water are unavailable, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth with unwashed hands.
  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick. ​
  • Stay home when you are sick. ​
  • Cover your entire mouth and nose with a tissue when you cough or sneeze, then throw the tissue in the trash and wash your hands. If a tissue is not available, cough or sneeze into your bent elbow.
  • Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces

WE WILL CONTINUE TO PROVIDE UPDATES AS THE SITUATION EVOLVES.

County:

Where are we in the vaccine efforts in my county?

Stanislaus: http://schsa.org/coronavirus/vaccine/

Merced: https://www.co.merced.ca.us/3503/For-the-General-Public

San Joaquin: http://www.sjcphs.org/covid19/COVID19_Vaccine.aspx

California:

California Vaccine ALL 58: https://covid19.ca.gov/vaccines/

National:

Center for Disease Control Vaccine Site: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/vaccines/index.html

Financial Barriers and Public Charge:

COVID-19 Resources for uninsured regarding fees and public charge: https://healthconsumer.org/wp/wp-content/uploads/2020/12/COVID-19-Uninsured-Group-Flyer.pdf

Condado:

Como vamos en el plan de la Vacuna en mi Condado?

Stanislaus: http://schsa.org/coronavirus/vaccine/

Merced: https://www.co.merced.ca.us/3503/For-the-General-Public

San Joaquin: http://www.sjcphs.org/covid19/COVID19_Vaccine.aspx

California:

Pagina de California Vacuna a los 58 (condados): https://covid19.ca.gov/es/vaccines/

Nacional:

Centro para el Control y la Prevencion de Enfermedades (Español): https://espanol.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/vaccines/index.html

Barreras Financieras y Carga Publica:

Recursos de COVID19 para personas sin seguro medico y la carga publica: https://healthconsumer.org/wp/wp-content/uploads/2020/12/COVID-19-Uninsured-Group-Flyer_SPA.pdf

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