Despite the low risk for most of our patients, we want to share with you some important information about the coronavirus. This is meant for educational purposes only. Your best sources of information are the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and your state health department.
If you feel you need to be seen, please call ahead to our office at 801-377-3413. During this time, we will not accept walk in patients to protect the health of our patients and staff.
If you are having any of the following symptoms, please call us and we will make arrangements for our physicians and providers to schedule a video visit with you. (otherwise known as telemed)
– Mild to severe respiratory illnesses
– Difficulty breathing
– Sore throat
– Sinus pressure
How you can help stop the spread of COVID-19
Stay at home if you are sick and restrict contact with other people or pets in your home.
Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash.
Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. Use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer that contains at least 60 percent alcohol if soap and water are not available.
Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands.
Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
Clean and disinfect frequently-touched objects and surfaces.
Symptoms of COVID-19
Mild to severe respiratory illness
The CDC recommends the following: “Call ahead to a healthcare professional if you develop fever and symptoms of respiratory illness, such as coughing or difficulty breathing, and have been in close contact with a person known to have COVID-19 or if you live in or have recently traveled to an area with ongoing spread. Tell your healthcare professional about your recent travel or contact. Your healthcare professional will work with your state’s public health department and CDS to determine if you need to be tested.” Do not go to your physician’s office, the instacare, or the ER. This is protect the virus from spreading.
Information about COVID-19 is rapidly changing. For the most up-to-date news and travel advisories, visit the Center for Disease Control’s website.https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html