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Important Information Regarding COVID-19

COVID Germ halfSince the beginning of the COVID-19 outbreak, our offices have implemented enhanced safety procedures to minimize the risk of infection and ensure we continue delivering the highest quality of care possible. We will continue to take every precaution possible to keep our patients, staff and by extension, our community, safe and healthy.

If you feel you have any symptoms of COVID-19 or if you have been exposed, please DO NOT come to your doctor’s office. Please log in to your Patient Portal and request a video or televisit or call your office directly. Our team of providers will advise you how to proceed.

For more information and resources regarding COVID-19 click here

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Watch for symptoms

 According to The CDC people with COVID-19 have had a wide range of symptoms reported – ranging from mild symptoms to severe illness. Symptoms may appear. Click here for more information.

People with these symptoms may have COVID-19:

  • Fever or chills
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
  • Fatigue
  • Muscle or body aches
  • Headache
  • New loss of taste or smell
  • Sore throat
  • Congestion or runny nose
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Diarrhea

*This list does not include all possible symptoms. CDC will continue to update this list as we learn more about COVID-19.

TESTING: Currently we are asking if you want or need to be tested,
please click here and you will find a list of locations by County. 

WellNOW testing - please click to see locations. Copays may apply.  •  COVID-19 FAQs

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