Everyone knows to see their primary care doctor if they have fever and a sore throat. That’s an easy call. How often you should visit your primary care physician is another matter. There is no set answer, nor timetable for everyone, … Continue reading
From the Texas Medical Association COVID-19 Task Force: Decision Tree for COVID-19 Exposure
Exposure: This means you were within 6 feet of someone who tested positive (and was contagious*) for more than 15 minutes with or without wearing a mask.
*People are contagious two days before they started having symptoms until at least 10 days after they started having symptoms. … Continue reading
1 cup unsweetened nut milk (soy, almond, hemp, macadamia, etc.)
1/3 cup water
1/2 cup organic rolled oats
1-2 TBSP chia seeds (more seeds = thicker consistency)
1 TBSP raw cacao nibs
2 tsp chai spice mix (ground cinnamon, ginger, … Continue reading
Dear Valued Patients,
It looks like telemedicine appointments are here to stay, at least for the immediate future. We appreciate your willingness to participate in this joint venture to protect your health as well as our staff’s while staying current with your health care. … Continue reading
To find out if you qualify for testing, please use this online self-screening tool: COVID-19 Screening Tool
To register for a free test at Freeman Coliseum call 833.213.0643. However, as demand reaches capacity, the system may close down at any time. … Continue reading
DEAR VALUED PATIENTS:
CURRENTLY, WE ARE ABLE TO SCHEDULE TELEMEDICINE AND TRIAGED* IN-PERSON APPOINTMENTS FOR SICK VISITS, ROUTINE FOLLOW-UPS AND ANNUAL EXAMS. DROP-INS ARE NOT ENCOURAGED AT THIS TIME AS OUR ENTRANCE WILL ONLY ADMIT SCHEDULED APPOINTMENTS.
WE ASK THAT YOU WEAR A FACE-COVER OR MASK FOR IN-PERSON APPOINTMENTS. … Continue reading
Discontinuation of Isolation for Persons with COVID -19 Not in Healthcare Settings, Recommendations from CDC
Guidelines to discontinue isolation after being diagnosed with COVID-19 either clinically (by symptoms only) or by RNA nasopharyngeal testing (with and without symptoms) for patients who are not healthcare providers:
For Symptomatic Persons with COVID-19 Under Isolation:
1). Symptom-based strategy
May discontinue isolation under the following conditions:
At least 3 days (72 hours) have passed since recovery defined as resolution of fever without the use of fever-reducing medications and
Improvement in respiratory symptoms (e.g., … Continue reading
“Since we know that the virus is transmitted through droplets when someone coughs or sneezes and contact with contaminated surfaces, there are steps we can take to stay safe. Here are some things to consider when creating an “isolation zone” in your home:
Designate a separate room where you can close the door, … Continue reading
“Take immediate action to prevent further spread of COVID-19.
Have you received notification that you tested positive for the virus that causes COVID-19? There is no reason to panic. Most individuals who are not at increased risk for severe COVID-19 illness typically experience a flu-like episode and fully recover. … Continue reading
DEAR VALUED PATIENTS:
THE CDC IS NOW RECOMMENDING THE USE OF NOSE/MOUTH COVER (PROPERLY FITTED CLOTH OR DISPOSABLE MASKS) WHEN INTERACTING WITH OTHERS OUTSIDE THE HOME AND ESPECIALLY INSIDE CLOSED SPACES.
THANK YOU FOR FOLLOWING THIS GUIDELINE AS WELL AS KEEPING 6 FEET “SOCIAL DISTANCE” TO HELP US “FLATTEN THE CURVE”. … Continue reading