Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic

**If you have COVID-19 questions, please call your Primary Care Provider/Clinic. If you are experiencing severe symptoms of COVID-19, please seek medical attention immediately.**

Broadlawns is closely monitoring the outbreak of the coronavirus (COVID-19). The safety of our patients and our healthcare team is our number one priority. 

Where To Go For Care Restrictions & Cancellations
Virtual Care Visits How To Help

 

What is Coronavirus?

Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses which may cause illness in animals or humans.  In humans, several coronaviruses are known to cause respiratory infections ranging from the common cold to more severe diseases. The most recently discovered coronavirus causes coronavirus disease COVID-19.

Symptoms of COVID-19

Symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure to the virus. People with these symptoms or combinations of symptoms may have COVID-19:

  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
  • Fever
  • Chills
  • Repeated shaking with chills
  • Muscle pain
  • Headache
  • Sore throat
  • New loss of taste or smell

Children have similar symptoms to adults and generally have mild illness.

This list is not all inclusive. Please consult your medical provider for any other symptoms that are severe or concerning to you.

When to Seek Medical Attention for COVID-19

If you develop emergency warning signs for COVID-19 get medical attention immediately. Emergency warning signs include:

  • Trouble breathing

  • Persistent pain or pressure in the chest

  • New confusion or inability to arouse

  • Bluish lips or face

*This list is not all inclusive. Please consult your medical provider for any other symptoms that are severe or concerning.

Call 911 if you have a medical emergency: Notify the operator that you have, or think you might have, COVID-19. If possible, put on a cloth face covering before medical help arrives.

Protect Yourself from COVID-19

In order to protect yourself and others from the spread of all respiratory viruses, you should:

  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.

  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth.

  • Avoid close contact with those that are sick.

  • Practice social distancing—Stay at least 6 feet (about 2 arms’ length) from other people. Stay out of crowded places and avoid mass gatherings.

  • Cover your mouth and nose with a cloth face cover when around others.

  • Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces.

Emergent and Urgent Care

Patients with emergent and urgent care needs are being seen at our Cityville and East University Urgent Care Clinics and Emergency Department. Our Main Campus Urgent Care is currently only seeing patients with symptoms related to COVID-19. Learn more about where to go for care.

Patients who are experiencing mild COVID-like symptoms are asked to call their primary care provider to discuss your symptoms prior to coming to a clinic or the hospital. If you are experiencing severe COVID-19 symptoms, please seek medical care immediately.

Existing and Future Appointments

Broadlawns continues to attend to non-emergent patient care needs utilizing audio and video technology. We are continually adapting to meet the needs of our patients as this situation evolves. Patients with upcoming appointments will be called in advance to discuss phone or virtual options when appropriate. If you do not hear from us, please call before coming to your scheduled appointment. If you'd like to schedule an appointment, please call your clinic during normal business hours to see if a video or telephone visit can be scheduled. Learn more about virtual care visits.

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