WHAT WE ARE DOING TO KEEP YOU SAFE?
- Patients with COVID-19 are isolated from other patients
- All patients and all employees are masked at all times
- Appropriate Personal Protective Equipment, including masks, gowns and gloves, are worn by our clinical staff
- Handwashing with soap and water or hand sanitizer gel is strictly enforced
- All healthcare personnel and any visitors are screened for COVID-19 symptoms (including fever) prior to entering the hospital
- Strict visitation restrictions are enforced, and no visitation is allowed for COVID-19 patients
- We are offering telemedicine options when possible
WHAT SHOULD OUR COMMUNITY DO AT THIS TIME to keep safe?
- The community should be taking precautions to keep themselves and others safe by maintaining social distancing and face covering guidellines. These guidelines can be found here.
- We will all follow state and federal guidance as the situation evolves and as local circumstances change.
- Our 228-CARE line is available to answer your COVID-19 questions.
- If someone in your home gets sick you should follow the CDC guidelines found here.
- Stay up-to-date with the latest COVID-19 & COVID-19 vaccine information by visiting here.
We should all take prudent steps to prevent the spread of this and many other viruses. To help prevent the spread of COVID-19, everyone should:
- Clean your hands often, either with soap and water for 20 seconds or a hand sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol.
- Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
- Put distance between yourself and other people (at least 6 feet).
- Stay home when possible.
- Wear a mask when in public.
- Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash.
- Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces daily.
For more information on ways to prevent the spread of COVID-19, please visit this website https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/prepare/prevention.html.
When to Seek Emergency Medical Attention
- Trouble breathing
- Persistent pain or pressure in the chest
- New confusion
- Inability to wake or stay awake
- Bluish lips or face
*This list does not include all possible symptoms of COVID-19. Please call your medical provider if you are experiencing any other symptoms that are severe or concerning to you.
Call 911 or call ahead to your local emergency facility. You should notify the operator that you are seeking care for someone who has or may have COVID-19.