As global and domestic cases of 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) rise, we have implemented additional measures at our hospitals and clinics to protect the health of everyone we serve.
COVID-19 is spread through person-to-person contact and by coming into contact with infected surfaces. You can help protect yourself and limit the spread of disease with these tips:
Signs and symptoms of infection with the new coronavirus can be mild to severe and include:
Symptoms may appear 14 days after exposure.
Those with underlying medical conditions, such as heart disease, diabetes or chronic lung disease should take extra precautions to avoid unnecessary exposure.
We currently have a no-visitor policy, with the following list of exceptions, for which only ONE visitor will be allowed per patient, per stay:
We have also enacted a secure campus which limits entrance to the hospital to the main entrance and the emergency entrance. All visitors are screened with a questionnaire and will have their temperature taken.
Call your doctor if:
If your symptoms are severe, seek emergency care or call 911.
Your doctor must provide an order for testing in advance of your arrival.
Consider using SCL Health’s Right Care virtual options.