COVID-19 Update

SUSPECTED CORONAVIRUS PATIENTS CALLING FOR AN APPOINTMENT

For the safety of our patients and our staff, we are following strict patient screening guidelines for an appointment which are as follows:
CLINICAL FEATURES
Fever Temp > 100.1 deg F OR signs/symptoms of lower respiratory illness (e.g. cough or shortness of breath) or gastrointestinal symptoms such as diarrhea


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EPIDEMIOLOGIG RISK
Have you had close contact with a lab-confirmed COVID-19 patient within 14 days of symptom onset?
1) If both of the above are true - we will schedule a Televisit
2) If No Symptoms BUT had COVID-19 exposure - we will refer you to the county COVID line
3) If Symptoms and NO COVID-19 Exposure - we will schedule an Office Visit
 
 

 
 

 

COVID-19 (CORONAVIRUS) GUIDANCE

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Your health and your family's health is our top priority.  We are keeping up with the updates from CDC as well as local and state health officials regarding COVID-19 (CORONAVIRUS) and will be providing you with the latest guidance ​as they are made available. In the meantime, please follow the guidance provided in the above link (Blog) as well as the Health official links for latest information.
 
 

 
WHAT SHOULD YOU DO IF YOU BELIEVE YOU HAVE THE SYMPTOMS
PLEASE CALL AHEAD if you develop a fever and symptoms of respiratory illness such as cough or difficulty breathing and have been in close contact with a person known to have COVID-19 or have traveled to an area with COVID-19 spread. Once we review your symptoms and history, we will provide you with the appropriate guidance and will work with our county's public health department  to determine if you need to be tested for COVID-19.

CLICK HERE FOR CDC GUIDANCE

IMPORTANT NUMBERS FOR SELF REPORTING
FORT BEND COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT - 281-342-6417
HARRIS COUNTY PUBLIC HEALTH DEPARTMENT - 713-439-6000
MONTGOMERY COUNTY PUBLIC HEALTH DEPARTMENT - 936-523-5026