Atención de emergencia durante una pandemia

Por: Caroline Ackerman

24 de abril de 2020

Un hombre con dolor de pecho

Las emergencias médicas como accidentes cerebrovasculares y ataques cardíacos todavía ocurren, incluso en una pandemia. That’s why Renown Health is always ready to provide emergency care to patients in need, and being admitted at Renown does not put patients at risk of getting COVID-19.

When to Get Emergency Care

Resources like Renown Virtual Visits have allowed us to stay home while making routine visits with our primary care physician. But, if you are feeling any of the following symptoms, please call 911 or have someone you know take you to the emergency room.

Symptoms that may require emergency care:

  • Ataque cardíaco
  • Síntomas de un derrame cerebral
  • Difficulty breathing
  • Dolor en el pecho
  • Seizure
  • Sudden loss of consciousness
  • Severe abdominal pain
  • Serious allergic reaction

Fighting the Good Fight for Our Patients

Renown Health provides a clean and safe environment 365 days of the year, 24 hours a day. Alongside regular sanitation practices, Renown is dedicated to protecting patients from infectious disease while providing emergency care.

  • Staff, Care Providers and Visitors Wear Masks
    Every staff member, care provider and visitor is wearing a mask. Additionally, providers are following guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) on wearing protective equipment, such as masks and gloves.
  • Respiratory Illness Screenings for Everyone
    Care providers and staff members are participating in respiratory illness screenings. Therefore, any care provider or staff member with a fever, cough, difficulty breathing or severe respiratory illness is not on a Renown campus.
  • Visitor Restrictions are in Place
    Visitor restrictions are in place to prevent the spread of infectious disease by practicing physical distance. Because of these restrictions, Renown is only allowing one visitor per patient for with extenuating circumstances.

Staying healthy and safe means caring for yourself in emergency situations, too. Please do not hesitate to call 911 when you or a loved one are in need of emergency medical care.

Virtually Visit a Renown Urgent Care

Login to MyChart to “get in line” for a virtual urgent care visit between 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. Monday-Friday and 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

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