Symptoms/Protection/Testing

  1. Symptoms
  2. Who's At Higher Risk?
  3. Ways to Protect Yourself

People with COVID-19 have had a wide range of symptoms reported – ranging from mild symptoms to severe illness.

These symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure to the virus:

  • Fever 
  • Cough 
  • Shortness of Breath or difficulty breathing
  • Chills
  • Repeated shaking with chills
  • Muscle Pain
  • Headache
  • Sore Throat
  • New loss of taste or smell

Visit the CDC website for more information and for information on when to seek medical attention.


San Bernardino County COVID-19 Testing Locations


All public testing locations are open to any San Bernardino County resident, as well as healthcare or public safety workers, even if they are not experiencing any symptoms.  Appointments are still required and may be made on the COVID-19 website sbcovid19.com when the appointment window for each event opens. Details specific to each event and information on how to make an appointment will be publicized in advance on CountyWire at http://wp.sbcounty.gov/cao/countywire/.  Testing is free and does not require health insurance.  Drive-through testing events are scheduled, weather permitting.  

S.B. County Drive-Through Testing Locations

At these drive-through testing events, samples are collected by public health professionals by inserting a nasal swab up the nostril. These samples are then sent to a laboratory for COVID-19 testing. Events are free of charge and do not require health insurance.

Should I Get Tested for COVID19 Graphic?

Know the difference between the COVID-19 tests

Before getting tested for COVID-19, it is important to understand the difference between the two tests that are being administered. Understanding the purpose of each test, how they are taken, and how to read the results will help determine why, when, and where to get the proper test. For a listing of drive-through testing events in the San Bernardino County, visit their website. 

Know the Difference Between Testing

Protect Yourself and Your Family

The City of Chino Hills is continuing to closely monitor the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) situation throughout the County, State, and nation.  The San Bernardino County Department of Public Health and the San Bernardino County Office of Emergency Services are working cooperatively to keep cities throughout the County updated with the latest information and guidance on a variety of topics ranging from personal hygiene to travel advisories. 

  • All residents should continue to practice good public health hygiene
  • People should not be excluded from activities based on their race, country of origin, or recent travel if they do not have symptoms of respiratory illness
  • All San Bernardino County residents and visitors should continue to practice good public health hygiene, as this is the height of the flu season across the County

Public health officials recommend individuals take a number of steps to protect both their health and the health of those around them, which include:

  • Wash hands with soap and warm water for 20 seconds or use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol.   
  • Avoid touching eyes, nose or mouth with unwashed hands.  
  • Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces using household cleaning spray or wipes that kills germs  
  • Avoid close contact with individuals who are sick.
  • N95 masks are NOT recommended outside of a healthcare setting. Surgical masks can be worn by sick individuals to reduce their likelihood of spreading germs.
  • If someone becomes sick with a respiratory symptoms like fever and cough, they should stay away from work, school and other people to avoid spreading the illness and seek treatment from their healthcare provider.
  • People experiencing symptoms of contagious illness should seek medical guidance
  • Persons aged 65 years and older and persons of any age with certain underlying health conditions are at increased risk should they contract COVID-19 and are encouraged to self quarantine 

The San Bernardino County Department of Public Health (DPH) has developed a Corona Virus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Website for resources that can be used by the City, our businesses, and the community.  For the most updated information about COVID-19, visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) where information can be found in Chinese and Spanish as well.

The City of Chino Hills will continue to monitor the situation and immediately inform the community if any specific precautions or guidance are provided by either the Department of Public Health or the Office of Emergency Services.