We are committed to providing the highest quality care while ensuring the safety of our patients and staff. We are continually monitoring the evolving situation regarding the Coronavirus (COVID-19) and are taking steps to ensure that we can continue to care for our patients. In accordance with guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), our local and state health departments, and the 'Stay Home, Stay Healthy' order from Governor Inslee:
- We are now utilizing telemedicine for applicable appointments
- If your appointment isn't urgent, please consider rescheduling for a later date
- Please come to your appointment alone if possible
- We have temporarily changed our appointment and phone hours. Click here for details.
Cases of Coronavirus
How can people protect themselves?
- Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. Use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol if soap and water are not available.
- Avoid touching your eyes, nose, or mouth with unwashed hands.
- Avoid close contact with people who are sick, especially if you are 60 years old or older or have underlying health conditions such as diabetes, heart disease, lung disease, or a weakened immune system.
- Cover your mouth and nose with a tissue when you cough or sneeze, then throw the tissue in the trash and wash your hands.
- Clean and disinfect objects and surfaces.
- Stay at home and away from others if you are feeling ill.
What are the symptoms of Coronavirus?
Symptoms appear 2-14 days after exposure.
- There is no vaccine to prevent Coronavirus. Researchers are currently working on developing a vaccine.
- There is no specific medication or treatment for Coronavirus. Some specific treatments are being investigated but have not been thoroughly researched or approved.
- Most people will recover on their own, but some people can develop pneumonia and require medical care or hospitalization.
Up-to-date information from the Centers for Disease Control
If you have questions on the Coronavirus, you may call the Washington State Department of Health at 800-525-0127 and press #. Phone lines are currently staffed from 6:00 AM to 10:00 PM, seven days a week.
If you think you may have Coronavirus, please give our office a call but do not come in unless asked to do so. Thank you.