WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW
What is the Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19)?
The Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) is a respiratory illness that can spread from person to person and has now reached South Florida.
There is currently to vaccine or treatment so we must take the proper steps to avoid contacting and spreading the disease.
What are the symptoms of COVID-19?
or someone you know has recently traveled from an infected area, we ask that you please give us a call before coming to our office so that we can give you the proper care and avoid the potential spreading of the virus:
Fever, Cough, and Shortness of Breath
What should we do?
We must take the proper precautions to minimize the community spread of the disease.
For your safety, please ensure to follow all the steps listed below at all times:
Avoid close contact with people who are sick
Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth
Stay home when you are sick
Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue away
Constantly clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces
Wear a facemask if you have symptoms of the Coronavirus
Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds multiple times a day
Use alcohol-based hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol
All non-essential travel to be avoided and postponed
Avoid traveling on cruises
Maintain a healthy immune system
Avoid touching people while greeting. Ex: no handshaking, cheek kisses, etc.
Avoid large crowds or enclosed areas by practicing social isolation. Ex: movie theaters, concerts, festivals, etc.
What places need to be avoided?
If you or someone you know has recently traveled from one of the countries listed below, we ask that you please give us a call before coming to our office so that we can give you the proper care and avoid the potential spreading of the virus. Avoid travel to the following countries:
If you or someone you know traveled to the countries listed above, self-quarantine for 14 days. If symptoms arise during that time or after, please give us a call before coming to our office so that we can give you the proper care and avoid the potential spreading of the virus.
Who can i contact?
If have any additional questions please visit www.CDC.gov
If you would like to speak to a representative or you think you might have the Coronavirus call the numbers below:
Florida Health Department 1-866-779-6121
Fox Medical Centers (305) 595-1300
For live updates, visit our social media pages linked below.
PLEASE NOTE: For the safety of our staff and community, we will temporarily only be being doing TeleHealth visits. In-person visits have been put on hold until further notice. Please call for more information.