Information About The Novel Coronavirus/COVID-19
Hurtt Family Health Clinic is committed to the health and safety or our patients, employees, and providers. We are working with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidelines as well as state and local health authorities, by taking the steps to limit the person-to-person spread within the community. Below is information on the novel coronavirus/COVID-19. For the latest information, visit the CDC website.
If you believe you are experiencing coronavirus symptoms, please call our Patient Service Center at (714) 247-0300 before coming into your nearest clinic location.
It is important to call us before you come in. Calling ahead helps us direct you to the most appropriate care, and take precautions to protect our patients, employees, and providers. Thank you.
What is the novel coronavirus or COVID-19?
The novel (new) coronavirus is a new disease known as the COVID-19. The virus is spreading from person-to-personcausing symptoms similar to the common cold or flu virus like mild to severe respiratory illness with fever, cough, difficulty breathing, and in rare cases, death.
How do you protect yourself?
The best way to prevent the infection is to stay away from exposure.The CDC recommends taking preventative actions to help prevent the spread of the COVID-19 by doing the following:
- Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. Alcohol hand sanitizers are also effective.
- Avoid touching your eyes, nose, or mouth with unwashed hands.
- Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
- Stay home if you are sick (except to get medical care). Keep sick children home from school.
- Cough or sneeze into a tissue or your elbow. If you use a tissue, wash your hands afterward.
- Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces.
If you have traveled to a country on the CDC list of level 2 or 3 travel health notices and feel ill, call your health care provider.They will work with you to assess your symptoms.