PREVIOUS UPDATES: · The ER never closes.
· If you need to come into the EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT AND HAVE SYMPTOMS OF FEVER-COUGH SHORTNESS OF BREATH, CALL 928-425-3261, EXT. 1026 BEFORE COMING INTO THE ER. Staff will instruct you of the procedure.
· Please call ahead TO ANY PHYSICIAN OFFICE if you are experiencing shortness of breath, coughing, fever.
· PHYSICAL THERAPY will be screening patients at the Physical Therapy department. If the patient is special needs (physically or mentally), requires special assistance, or a child, 1 person may accompany the patient on the visit. If you have any questions, please call 928-402-1280.
· PHARMACY is encouraging patients to call ahead for “curb side” service, 928-402-1192, push #3. Use the same number to let the Pharmacy know you are at the curb. Patients may also text ahead to 520- 357-0163 and leave your name, date of birth, and description of your car. If you arrive at the front of the hospital, with or without calling ahead, a greeter will get your name and date of birth and pick-up your prescription and bring it to you.
· MEDICAL RECORDS would like to encourage patients to use the “Patient Portal.” If the patient is unable to use the “Patient Portal,” call 928-402-1166 and someone from Medical Records will get your information. A time for pick-up will be given to the patient. The pick-up location is at the old entrance of the hospital, near the flagpole. Take a right turn at the end of Hospital Drive and then a quick left. At the end of the parking lot is the flagpole and circle drive. When you arrive call 928-402-1166 and someone will run the patient records to you. Patients must sign and show identification.
· Two entry points remain in place at the hospital: Main Entrance and the Emergency Entrance. Everyone is to use one of these two entry points and go through the screening process which includes temperature check and a questionnaire. A screening sticker will be issued. Please keep the screening sticker visible. If it is determined that a “Designated Visitor” or Employee has a temperature or fails any of the questions on the questionnaire, they will not be allowed to enter the hospital or clinic. · Main Entrance to the hospital hours are 6:30 a.m. – 5:30 Pp.m.
· Law enforcement, Firefighters/EMS, on campus physicians and office staff can enter the hospital through the two screening points.
· If you have COVID-19, or are being evaluated for COVID-19, please follow the instructions put forth by the Gila County Health and Emergency Management Department
· If you need to come into the EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT AND HAVE SYMPTOMS OF FEVER-COUGH SHORTNESS OF BREATH, CALL 928-425-3261, EXT. 1026 BEFORE COMING INTO THE ER. Staff will instruct you of the procedure coming into the ER.
Questions and Answers:
Q: “Why is this called COVID-19?” A: There are many types of coronaviruses that cause upper-respiratory illnesses. COVID-19 is a new coronavirus that has not previously been seen in humans. “CO” stands for “Corona”, “VI” stands for “Virus”, “D” is for Disease, and 19 refers to the year, 2019, when it began in Wuhan China. COVID-19 For more common questions and answers: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019- ncov/faq.html#Coronavirus-Disease-2019-Basics
Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Outbreak: Person Under Investigation (PUI) & Close Contact At-Home Guidance**
If you HAVE or ARE BEING EVALUATED FOR COVID-19, you should:
You will be asked to stay in home isolation:
1) If you have tested positive for COVID-19, you should: · Remain in home isolation for 7 days after your COVID-19 testing OR until 72 hours after your fever and symptoms of acute infection are gone, whichever is longer. 2) If you have a fever and respiratory symptoms and have not tested positive for COVID-19, you should: · Stay home away from others until 72 hours after your fever and symptoms or acute infection are gone
If you LIVE or HAVE HAD CLOSE CONTACT with someone who has or is being evaluated for COVID-19, you should:
If you develop fever or any of the symptoms listed: · Call your healthcare provider right away. · Before going to your medical appointment, be sure to tell your healthcare provider about your close contact with someone who is confirmed to have or is being evaluated for COVID-19. This will help the healthcare provider’s office take steps to keep other people from getting infected. · Ask your healthcare provider to call the Gila County Health Department: o Monday–Friday 8AM–5PM - call (928) 402-8811 and ask for Communicable Disease; o After 5PM and on weekends - The Arizona Poison Control System is available to answer questions about COVID-19 from Arizona providers (for testing and patient guidance) and the general public (for testing, isolation, and quarantine guidance) at 1-844-542-8201.
NOTE: Data is indicating that the most vulnerable are the senior population (over the age of 60) and those people with chronic diseases such as respiratory disease, cardiovascular disease, hypertension, cancer, diabetes, etc.
TREATMENT · There is no medication to treat COVID-19. It is a viral infection and has to run its course. Stay in bed, get enough rest, drink plenty of water, etc. · People that are hospitalized due to extreme, severe symptoms have to receive special respiratory care during the illness. · People who are mildly ill with COVID-19 are able to recover at home. Do not leave, except to get medical care. Do not visit public areas. We need to be aware of those who could become seriously ill if exposed to the virus: The elderly and those with compromised immune systems, for example. · Please follow the instruction provided by the Gila County Health and Emergency Management Department
PRECAUTION AND SLOW DOWN OF THE SPREAD– Help protect the most vulnerable and “Stay the Course”
FOR THE MOST CURRENT INFORMATION:
Local Primary Care Physician Office Phone Numbers
CV Family Practice 928-425-7108
Dr. Douglas Campbell; Dr. Travis Charles; Mark Wyma PA-C; Tyler Foulger PA-C
CV Red Rock Clinic 928-425-8151
Dr. Joseph Ring Dr. Bradley Werrell Tyler Foulger PA-C
CV Clinics at the Hospital 928-425-3247
Beau Bradley PA-C Zach McBride PA-C
CV Pediatrics 928-425-3247
Dr. Murray Caplan
CV Superior Clinic 520-689-2423
Blaine Jensen, PA-C Dr. Douglas Campbell
CV Tonto Basin Clinic 928-479-2871
Dr. Douglas Campbell Beau Bradley PA-C
CV Pleasant Valley (Young, AZ) 928-462-3435
Blaine Jensen, PA-C
CV Kearny Clinic 520-363-5573
Michael Smith, PA-C
Palo Verde Family Care 928-425-6592
Dr. Oscar Andrade Dr. Melde Tina Mugford, NP
Hope Family Care 928-425-8200
Dr. Holly Rooney Chad Campbell, PA
Pinal Mountain Internal Medicine 928-402-0096
Dr. Brent Layton
Canyonlands Healthcare 928-402-0491
Sara Bennett, NP Jenni Kuker, NP Jean Turney-Shaw, NP