DECREASE CHANCES OF EXPOSURE

Standard preventive measures to mitigate and or stop the spread of an epidemic/ pandemic (i.e. COVID-19):

  • WASH HANDS

  • WEAR MASK WHEN IN PUBLIC

  • MAINTAIN SAFE SOCIAL DISTANCES AND SPACE

  • Clean and disinfest frequently touched surfaces (keys, faucets, countertops, doorknobs, toilets tables, etc.)

  • Wearing uniforms are not required; however, staff members are strongly encouraged to wear designated work clothes (e.g., scrubs) when working.

  • Click here for more on preventative practice of Coronavirus (COVID-19)

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Covid 19

Quarantine or Isolation:

Know the difference?

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Quarantine keeps someone who might have been exposed to the virus away from others.

Isolation keeps someone who is infected with the virus away from others, even in their home.

POTENTIAL EXPOSURE OR POSSIBLE CONTACT WITH COVID-19

If you have been exposed or have been in contact with someone who have been exposed the infectious disease/virus, you should:

Stay home and monitor your health

  • Stay home for 14 days after your last contact with a person who has COVID-19.

  • Watch for fever (100.4◦F), cough, shortness of breath, or other symptoms of COVID-19

  • If possible, stay away from others, especially people who are at a higher risk for getting sick from COVID-19

  • Contact the office

  •  Contacting your healthcare provider is encouraged but not required; also

  • Testing is strongly encouraged.

Everyone’s health is different; and no one knows your health better than you. If you are sick, stay home. Symptoms of many infectious diseases/virus may have a wide range of symptoms ranging from mild symptoms to severe illness. Click here for more information on signs and symptoms according to the CDC symptoms.