As the COVID-19 situation continues to evolve, we want to reassure you that the health and safety of our patients and staff is our priority. We continue to follow the latest CDC and World Health Organization Guidelines.
The safety of all of our patients and staff is of utmost importance. If you are not feeling well, do not attend your in-office appointment. Please contact our office and we will reschedule and/or conduct a telehealth visit. We are following all CDC recommendations and spacing in-office appointments whenever possible to limit the number of people inside at once. Please note, when you arrive you will be asked to sign in and complete a COVID-19 screening at each in-office visit.
At this time, we remain open and our programs are running as scheduled.
We are doing our best to minimize your risk for exposure to COVID-19 as well as all other viruses. We continue to maintain a clean clinic through vigilant cleaning of all surfaces, frequent hand washing practice, and screening those coming through our door that they are healthy in order to minimize your risk for exposure.
In the event you are unable or unwilling to visit in-person, were are offering Telehealth services and are happy do say that we have been getting great results! If you are interested in our Telehealth services, please contact us today!
Tips for COVID-19 Prevention
• Keep hands clean by washing with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.
• If water is unavailable use alcohol-based hand sanitizer at least 60%
• Wear a mask or face covering whenever indoors or in a crowded area.
• Avoid touching your eyes, nose, or mouth
• Cough/sneeze into elbow instead of hands
• Stay home if you are sick and avoid contact with sick people if possible
• Get vaccinated.
• Stay hydrated!!
For more information visit http://www.cdc.gov
If you’ve been watching the news, you’re probably already aware that the number of confirmed cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) in the United States is growing. As a precautionary measure, we’d like to offer some recommendations and information about coronavirus as it relates to your care. Please read through the following FAQ and let us know if you have any questions or concerns.
Am I at risk?
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) offered the following advice:
- The majority of the American public is unlikely to be exposed to this virus, so generally speaking, the immediate health risk posed by COVID-19 is considered low.
- People in communities with a growing number of confirmed COVID-19 cases are at an elevated—though still relatively low—risk of exposure.
- Like other viruses, COVID-19 cannot target people from specific populations, ethnicities, or racial backgrounds; exposure to the disease itself is the greatest risk factor associated with contracting it.
What are the symptoms?
Symptoms of coronavirus include:
- Loss of taste or smell
- Shortness of breath
If you are experiencing any of these symptoms, we ask that you contact your primary care physician for further advice. In the meantime, as a courtesy to your therapist, our clinic staff, and your fellow patients, please do not come into the clinic at this time. Instead, please contact us to reschedule your future appointments—even if it’s last-minute.
I’m only feeling a little sick… what should I do?
While it may be tempting to come in for your treatment if you “just have a cough,” we do ask that you reschedule your appointment if you are feeling at all sick. In the meantime (and if your strength allows), continue with your prescribed home exercise program, and reach out to your therapist via phone if you have any questions.
For a helpful set of recommendations on how to keep yourself and others protected from COVID-19 and other respiratory diseases year-round, go to the CDC’s webpage.
We appreciate your willingness to help us with this matter. We look forward to seeing you and getting you back in groove!
Wishing you excellent health,
Central Park Physical Therapy