COVID-19 Information – Tehama County

Please note: This is a rapidly changing situation, and we at 2-1-1 NorCal are working to share information as we are updated from our colleagues and agencies at the county, state and/or federal level. You may also receive updates to information by texting “COVID-19” or “Coronavirus” to 211-211: Text Coronavirus Graphic



County COVID-19 Information:

  • Tehama County Public Health:
    • Free Spanish- and English-language WhatsApp Chatbot Tools –  provides accurate information on COVID-19 and vaccines. Prioritizes communicating with Californians and combating misinformation.
      • Can be accessed by scanning a QR code at the bottom of their website English WhatsApp chatbot tools or texting “hola” to 833-422-1090.
      • People without internet access can call the COVID-19 hotline at 833-422-4255 (833-4CA-4ALL), which has support in multiple languages.
  • Exposures (Quarantine & Isolation Instructions):
  • Face Coverings:
    • Find the latest guidance at:
    • In California, masks are no longer required for unvaccinated individuals as of March 1, 2022. They are still strongly recommended for all people in most indoor settings, especially in areas with high transmission. After March 11, 2022, the universal masking requirement for K-12 school and childcare settings will also end. Masks are still required for everyone in high-transmission settings like public transit, emergency shelters, healthcare, correctional facilities, homeless shelters and long-term care facilities.
    • PSA Update to Mask Guidance 03-04-2022
  • Contact Tracing:
    • When someone tests positive for COVID-19, notifying their close contacts can help stop the spread. If you get a text from 233-93, it is safe to click on the text link to complete a case investigation or contact tracing survey. Learn more at What is Contact Tracing?
  • Testing:
  • Vaccinations:
      • Booster shots:
        • Use the CDC Booster Tool to find out when to get a booster.
        • Children 6 months through 5 years of age who have received two doses of the monovalent (primary series) Pfizer or Moderna COVID-19 vaccines should get an updated dose at least 2 months after their second dose. For immunocompromised children, parents should consult with their child’s healthcare provider.
      • Appointments: Anyone who meets the eligibility requirements to receive the COVID-19 Vaccine may request an appointment using “My Turn” at the link above, or at If you would like assistance with signing up, please call one of these options:
        • 2-1-1 (24/7)
        • California COVID-19 Hotline at 833-422-4255 (Mon-Fri, 8am-8pm, Saturday-Sunday, 8am-5pm).
        • Local pharmacies such as Walgreens and CVS are also offering vaccines; appointments can be made by going to their websites.
      • COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics: Vaccine appointments at these clinics can be made by going to Or call 1-833-422-4255.
        • Red Bluff Community Center, 1500 S. Jackson Street
          • Wednesdays, 8am-5pm (Pfizer 12+ and Pfizer Bivalent Booster)
          • Thursdays, 8am–5pm ( Moderna 12+ and Moderna Bivalent Booster)
          • Fridays, 8am–5pm (Pfizer 5-11 years, Moderna 6-11 years and Moderna Pediatrics 6 months-5 years)
        • Public Health Clinic in Red Bluff, 1850 Walnut Street, Building E
          • Tuesdays, 9am-4pm (Flu vaccine – available by appointment only)
          • Wednesdays, 9am-4pm (Flu vaccine, COVID-19 vaccines for 6 months and older, and COVID-19 boosters. Walk-ins only.)
          • Thursdays 1-4pm (COVID-19 vaccines for 6 months and older and COVID-19 boosters available through appointments or walk-ins)
      • For those who have difficulty accessing available COVID-19 vaccination options: Request an in-home vaccination appointment by visiting Select the “Find an Appointment” button and respond “yes” to the question about needing help with transportation or an in-home appointment. A state representative will call within a few days to determine eligibility.
      • Digital COVID-19 Vaccine Record (DCVR): A new tool is available for Californians who received a COVID-19 vaccination and wish to access their record from the state’s immunization registry systems. Go to: For questions or assistance with accessing your DCVR, follow the troubleshooting tips at or call the California COVID-19 Hotline at 833-422-4255 (Mon-Fri, 8am-8pm, Saturday-Sunday, 8am-5pm).
  • Medications & Treatments: 
    • FREE Virtual Covid-19 Visit for COVID-19 Medication: Offers FREE telehealth services to California residents (ages 12 and up) to help connect to COVID-19 medication. To connect to a healthcare provider to be evaluated for treatment, Contact Sesame Care at 888-897-1244 or visit
  • State Updates:


Latest Press Releases:


Business Guidelines:


Resources and Guidance:

(Please visit for additional resources not listed here, or call 2-1-1.)


Financial concerns:


  • Mortgage Relief Program: Open to all eligible Californians who are currently experiencing pandemic-related hardships and have fallen behind on their housing payments. Complete the application questionnaire to begin the application process. If you need assistance with your application or have questions about your eligibility, please contact your mortgage servicer or a HUD-certified housing counselor at 800-569-4287. For application questions call 888-840-2594.
  • Homeowners and Renters: The state is no longer accepting applications for COVID-19 rent and utility bill relief.
    • Check the status of your submitted application HERE. To request additional support with your application or appeal, call the CA COVID-19 Rent Relief call Center at 833-430-2122.
    • Contact 2-1-1 or browse our website if you are in need of services.
  • 2-1-1 Tehama: Lists Housing resources. Go to and scroll down to categories.

Health concerns:

Mental Health support:


People Experiencing Homelessness:

Medical Professionals, First Responders, and Essential Service Providers:


Volunteer Opportunities:

  • CA – Statewide: Seeking medical and nonmedical volunteers to help accelerate COVID-19 vaccinations. Californians are needed to support on-site operations as well as remote opportunities. Please see: My Turn Volunteer Campaign.

Activities for all ages:

  • Free movies through the library: For more information and updates on services please visit the Tehama County Friends of the Library Facebook page at or call 530-527-0604.
  • Shasta Family YMCA: Offering YMCA 360: On-Demand Videos. Access FREE workouts from YMCA where one can find their favorite Y classes for all ages. Visit:

Additional Resources:

    • Disability Information and Access Line (DIAL): National hotline helps people with disabilities find vaccination locations in their communities, make appointments and find local services – such as accessible transportation – to overcome barriers to vaccination. Also answers questions and addresses concerns about the vaccines. To access the hotline, visit, call 1-888-677-1199 Mon-Fri, 6am-5pm, or email
    • NorCal Services for Deaf & Hard of Hearing: Provides answers and information to questions or concerns about the Coronavirus (COVID-19) or the vaccines. Videophone: 916-426-3222, or Email: