Resources Keeping Patients Safe During Covid
At Dacona Medical Center, we are here for you. Your health and wellbeing are our number one priority!
We strive to keep patients and their families safe during the COVID-19 Pandemic & are taking proper precautions.
Our commitment to giving you a safe, reliable place to receive care is even more important to us in the months and years ahead. New measures have been put in place to make our Medical Center among the safest possible during these difficult times.
Our location follows the latest guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention(CDC) to ensures that all patients, staff, and visitors are protected from the contagious disease Covid-19.
Read ahead, and you get to find out the safety measures we have taken to make you feel more comfortable and well taken care of at our hospital.
- We have removed items such as magazines, toys and vending machines from our location. These items are at a higher risk of becoming contaminated with harmful viruses & if they come into contact with an infected person’s body fluids, they can easily spread from one person to another.
- Strict regulations are enforced to prevent the spread of illness. Please do not bring food and drinks into our clinic.
Precautions against Covid-19 should not stop at our location. Do your best to protect yourself and others, by following the CDC guidelines and the advice you get from your local health department. By following these safety measures, you keep yourself and your loved ones safe.
If you have been injured and are uncertain of the best way to get back on your feet, we invite you to check out our facility in Tampa. Our main goal is to help patients live their lives free from pain so they can enjoy life again.
If you test positive for Covid-19, you may only experience mild symptoms. The virus takes on average 5 to 14 days to show. Let’s look into the common symptoms:
Common signs you could be faced with:
- The inability to smell or taste.
Other symptoms can include:
- Headache and general pain
- Sore throat
- Discoloration on the fingers or toes
- Rashes on the skin
- Red discoloration of the eyes.
Adverse symptoms that need immediate medical attention include:
- Shortness or difficulty in breathing
- Pain in the chest area
- Inability to speak or move
If you or a family member are experiencing any of the above signs and symptoms, call a doctor or hospital right away.
Stay up-to-date with national guidance on Covid infection:
- Minimize distance between you and others when possible.
- Use a properly fitting mask as much as possible and make sure you put it on correctly.
- Prolonged contact with others should be avoided, especially in poorly ventilated locations. For indoor locations, keep your windows and doors open for proper ventilation.
- Whenever you are in a public area, whether in a hospital or any other place, avoid touching surfaces.
- Clean your hands regularly with clean water and soap, or use an alcohol-based sanitizer, especially after exposure to public areas.
- Cough and sneeze into your elbow.
- Vaccinations are recommended.