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Coronavirus Update for Our Patients

LeBauer Allergy and Asthma takes the responsibility for the health and well-being of our patients and staff very seriously.

 

Authorities at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report that the general population is at low risk for serious complications from Coronavirus exposure. Many of our patients are at a higher risk for complications from Coronavirus, and we are providing the following updates.

At the present time we have no capability to test for the Coronavirus.  We recommend that if you have suspected symptoms such as FEVER, BODY ACHES, and COUGH, for which you are seeking care, you contact your primary care physician, urgent care, or if necessary a hospital Emergency Department.

Most Importantly:  FEVER

  • Use a thermometer to check your temperature if you feel feverish or sick and document your fever so you can track it over time.
  • We would define a fever as a temperature of 100.4 Fahrenheit or greater.
  • If you have had a FEVER WITHIN FIVE DAYS do not come in for allergy shots or other shots such as biologic medications.
  • If you have an ACTIVE FEVER and wish to seek care from us, contact our office by phone. DO NOT COME INTO OUR OFFICE FOR ANY REASON WITH A FEVER BEFORE SPEAKING WITH A MEMBER OF OUR STAFF DIRECTLY.

Actions we are taking:

  • Daily screening of staff.
  • Regular cleaning of contact points with approved disinfectants.
  • Monitoring our national organizations and the CDC for necessary changes to standard of care protocols.
  • Updates to this and other forms of communication with our patients.

How to best protect yourself:

  • Take your prescribed medications daily. Do not miss a dose. This is a critical time for compliance.
  • Frequently wash your hands with soap and water for 30 seconds.
  • Cover your nose and mouth with your elbow fold when you cough or sneeze.
  • Do not shake hands.
  • If you are over the age of 50, avoid elective large gatherings such as sporting events, concerts, and movies.

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