COVID-19 (Novel Coronavirus)
Information as of 9 a.m., Friday, March 27
|KDHCD COVID-19 Specimen Collection
|Kaweah Delta Medical Center
|Drive Up Testing
|KDHCD Clinics and Urgent Cares
Kaweah Delta has implemented a
NO-VISITOR policy at its Medical Center.
HERE to view all changes to the Visitor Policy
A guide to help you make decisions and seek appropriate medical care. Click
on the button link below to learn more:
COMMUNITY RESOURCE (INFORMATION) LINE
We have established a community information line that you may call anytime
for information about COVID-19 testing, changes in our visitor or entrance
policies and more. The line will be updated as new information is available.
Kaweah Delta Community Resource Line - Call (559) 624-4640
COVID-19 (CORONAVIRUS) SCREENING HOTLINE
If you think you have COVID-19 symptoms or have been exposed to someone
who does, stay home. Kaweah Delta is providing free COVI D-19 assessments
by phone. We will assess you over the phone so that you remain in your
home and only need to leave if testing is needed. This service helps reduce
the spread of COVI D-19 and keeps medical facilities open and available
to provide important care.
COVID-19 Screening Hotline - Call (559) 624-4110
HERE for more information about this free (no co-pay) service.
Kaweah Delta has implemented a no-visitor policy at its Medical Center.
Exceptions will be made for:
- End of Life patients
- Labor & Delivery/NICU/Pediatric patients
- Dementia/developmentally delayed patients
If an exception is made for a visitor (must be the same visitor throughout
the patient’s stay), they will have to pass a temperature and respiratory
screen. Family and loved ones looking for patients can call 559-624-2000
for patient updates.
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From Kaweah Delta Health Care District (KDHCD)
From California Department of Public Health (CDHP)
To support member hospitals and health systems in their efforts to prepare
and care for patients potentially exposed to and diagnosed with novel
coronavirus, CHA has compiled the latest updates, guidance, travel alerts,
and other information related to the virus. CHA has also coordinated with
the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) to host a regular update
call; details from those calls can be found in the “CDPH Updates” tab.
From Center of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Watch for symptoms
Reported illnesses have ranged from mild symptoms to severe illness and
death for confirmed coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases.
The following symptoms may appear
2-14 days after exposure.*
- Shortness of breath
Take steps to protect yourself
Clean your hands often
Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds especially after you
have been in a public place, or after blowing your nose, coughing, or sneezing.
If soap and water are not readily available,
use a hand sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol. Cover all surfaces of your hands and rub them together until they feel dry.
your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands.
Cover coughs and sneezes
Cover your mouth and nose with a tissue when you cough or sneeze or use the inside of your elbow.
Throw used tissues in the trash.
wash your hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If soap and water are not
readily available, clean your hands with a hand sanitizer that contains
at least 60% alcohol.
Wear a facemask if you are sick
If you are sick: You should wear a facemask when you are around other people (e.g., sharing
a room or vehicle) and before you enter a healthcare provider’s
office. If you are not able to wear a facemask (for example, because it
causes trouble breathing), then you should do your best to cover your
coughs and sneezes, and people who are caring for you should wear a facemask
if they enter your room.
Learn what to do if you are sick.
If you are NOT sick: You do not need to wear a facemask unless you are caring for someone who
is sick (and they are not able to wear a facemask). Facemasks may be in
short supply and they should be saved for caregivers.
Clean and disinfect
Clean AND disinfect
frequently touched surfaces daily. This includes tables, doorknobs, light switches, countertops, handles,
desks, phones, keyboards, toilets, faucets, and sinks.
If surfaces are dirty, clean them: Use detergent or soap and water prior to disinfection.
Most common EPA-registered household disinfectants will work. Use disinfectants
appropriate for the surface.
Share Facts About COVID-19
Know the facts about coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) and help stop
the spread of rumors.
What you need to know
Coronavirus disease 2019 is a new disease that causes respiratory illness
in people and can spread from person to person. This virus was first identified
during an investigation into an outbreak in Wuhan, China.
What to do if you are sick
If you are sick with coronavirus disease 2019, or suspected of being infected
with it, follow the steps in this fact sheet to help prevent spreading
it to people in your home and community.
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What You Should Know
|Stop the spread of germs
||What to do if you are sick
Poster: Stop the spread of germs
Poster: Symptoms of Coronavirus Disease 2019