Coronavirus 2020 COVID-19 Update
“To all our clients and partners, in addressing the recent outbreak of the COVID-19. A&C Urgent Care IS OPEN, however, we are not set up for treating patients with the COVID-19 virus. Please follow CDC’s protocols and standards when assessing and managing employees reflecting symptoms similar to COVID-19. At A&C Urgent Care we enforce CDC’s recommended guidelines when treating our patients and managing our staff. Please visit the CDC’s website for further details at: https://www.cdc.gov/”
A&C Urgent Care’s commintment
We will continue to take care of our community. A&C Urgent Care has implemented measures to prepare for and respond to the Coronavirus in the United States. We are working closely with local health officials and monitoring CDC, WHO, OSHA, and other organizations to remain current on guidelines.
What do you need to know?
Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a respiratory illness that can spread from person to person. The virus that causes COVID-19 is a novel (new) coronavirus that was first identified during an investigation into an outbreak in Wuhan, China. On March 11, the World Health Organization declared the rapidly spreading coronavirus outbreak a pandemic.
Symptoms associated with COVID-19
- Mild to severe fever
- Difficulty breathing or shortness of breath
- Persistent pain or pressure in the chest
- New confusion or inability to arouse
- Bluish lips or face
A&C Urgent Care is here to help.
If you have symptoms of the virus, our doctors can assess your condition and help determine the necessary next steps, all from the comfort of your home, in your car, or even your hotel room. A&C Urgent Care provides a Telemedicine platform that can connect you with a doctor minimizing the risk of exposure to contagious viruses like COVID-19. This option will make seeing a doctor convenient and affordable all from the safety of your home.
Frequently Asked Questions
How can I minimize risk of exposure to others and myself?
- Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
- Stay home when you are sick, except to get medical care.
- Cover your coughs and sneezes with a tissue.
- Clean frequently touched surfaces and objects daily
- Patients over the age of 18 who DO NOT require assistance from a caregiver are asked to enter the facility alone.
- Patients under the age of 18 we ask that only one parent or guardian accompany the patient to their appointments
- Is there a cure?
- There is currently no vaccine to protect against COVID-19, and there is no specific antiviral treatment for the virus.
- What can we do to keep ourselves and others safe?
- Stay home when you are sick
- Avoid close contact with people who are sick
- Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces
- Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands
- 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.
- I don’t have Coronavirus but I need to see a doctor what can I do?
- EASY! Connect with a doctor here at our facility using Telehealth. A Telemedicine platform allows us to give you quality care from the safety of your own home. Minimizing the risk of exposure as suggested by the CDC.
- A virtual video visit using Telemedicine with a doctor can help you determine if your symptoms warrant an in-person visit or if you can treat yourself at home.
- Is there a cure?