COVID-19 Safety Precautions

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COVID-19 Pandemic Medical Office Safety Precautions

The Family Medicine and Wellness office will follow COVID-19 guidelines per the CDC. We recommend patients should be vaccinated for COVID-19. As required by the CDC, the medical practice will use personal protective equipment. We will follow infection control guidelines for patient safety.
Appointments will be required.
Patients will be screened for COVID-19 symptoms.
If you are experiencing symptoms of Covid-19, please notify the office.

Symptoms of Covid-19

  • Fever or chills
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
  • Fatigue
  • Muscle or body aches
  • Headache
  • New loss of taste or smell
  • Sore throat
  • Congestion or runny nose
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Diarrhea
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Well patients will be scheduled separately from sick patients.
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Please keep yourself safe by minimizing risk for infection.
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Frequent handwashing is recommended.
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Avoid contact with ill patients.
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Stay home when you are ill.
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Follow hygiene precautions when coughing or sneezing.
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Please get vaccinated for Covid-19, continue to wear masks, and practice social distancing.

2022 COVID Update:

*CDC updates COVID-19 isolation and quarantine periods*

CDC updated the recommended time for isolation/quarantine for people with or exposed to COVID-19. *As new COVID cases continue to spread rapidly, regardless of vaccination status, wear a mask when you gather or in close contact with others and in public indoor settings.*

*If you test positive for COVID-19, **isolate*

Everyone, regardless of vaccination status:

– Stay home for 5 days.

– If you have no symptoms or symptoms are resolving after 5 days, you can leave your house.

– Continue to wear a mask around others for 5 additional days.

– If you have a fever, continue to stay home until your fever resolves.

*If you were exposed to someone with COVID-19, **quarantine*

 

If you are boosted; OR completed a primary series of Pfizer or Moderna vaccine within the last 6 months; OR completed the primary series of J&J vaccine within the last 2 months:

– Wear a mask around others for 10 days.

– Test on day 5, if possible.

– If you develop symptoms get a test and stay home.

 

If you completed a primary series of Pfizer or Moderna vaccine over 6 months ago and are *NOT boosted;* OR completed a primary series of J&J vaccine over 2 months ago and *NOT boosted;* OR are unvaccinated:

– Stay home for 5 days. After that continue to wear a mask around others for 5 additional days.

– If you can’t quarantine you must wear a mask for 10 days.

– Test on day 5 if possible.

– If you develop symptoms get a test and stay home.

*Applies to all regardless of vaccination status*

If you had COVID-19 in the past 90 days, recovered and remain without COVID-19 symptoms:

– Wear a mask around others for 10 days after exposure and monitor for symptoms.

– Isolate immediately if symptoms develop.

– Consult a healthcare professional for testing recommendations if new symptoms develop.

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