WHAT IS CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19)?
Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is an infectious disease caused by a newly discovered coronavirus.
Most people infected with the COVID-19 virus will experience mild to moderate respiratory illness and recover without requiring special treatment. Older people, and those with underlying medical problems like cardiovascular disease, diabetes, chronic respiratory disease, and cancer are more likely to develop serious illness.
WHERE TO GET A VACCINE APPOINTMENT
Below is a list of locations that are currently offering vaccine appointments. Some sites may be offering walk-ins as well.
HEMOPHILIA TREATMENT CENTER UPDATES
Rady Children’s Hospital HTTC
The HTC office remains open for phone calls and MyChart messages during business hours; Monday – Friday 8:00AM – 5:00PM. For urgent calls overnight and on weekends please call the hospital operator at 858-576-1700 and ask to speak to the hematologist on call.
Please be sure to call if you have a concern related to your child’s bleeding or clotting disorder. Please report all bleeds and injuries that require treatment. Please let us know if your child is admitted to the hospital or requires an emergency procedure or dental work.
UC San Diego Health Hemophilia & Thrombosis Treatment Center
The HTTC remains open for calls between the hours of 8:00AM – 4:30PM, Monday – Friday. UC San Diego Health HTTC is conducting Telehealth visits for routine follow-up appointments while maintaining the capability to respond on site to urgent patient needs and to be sure clotting factor prescriptions are being filled.
Patients who have a need to contact Center staff ‘off hours’ should call the UCSD central number (858) 657-7000 and ask for the Hematologist ‘on call.’
NATIONAL HEMOPHILIA FOUNDATION
COVID-19 & People with Bleeding Disorders