Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19)

At Boulder Primary Care we are concerned with the health of our patients and our staff

ACCORDING TO THE CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION


1. Avoid personal contact when possible

2. Wash your hands often using soap and water for 20 seconds minimum

    Use hand sanitizer if needed or if soap and water are not available 

3. Cough and sneeze into your arm or tissue, not your hands

4. Clean your hard surfaces with disinfectant as needed.


SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS

The following symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure.

· Fever

· Cough

· Shortness of breath

 
 

emergency warning signs for COVID-19 get medical attention immediately. Emergency warning signs include*:

· Difficulty breathing or shortness of breath

· Persistent pain or pressure in the chest

· New confusion or inability to arouse

· Bluish lips or face


*This list is not all inclusive. Schedule an appointment for any other symptoms that are severe or concerning.


TESTING

We are waiting for our testing supplies to arrive from the labs and we will have them shortly. Call us for information updates on testing supplies for our patients

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Corona Virus Questionnaire

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Are you at risk?

  

Do you have a fever AND respiratory symptoms like cough or shortness of breath?

  

  • If No, you do not have COVID-19 and do not require testing.
  • If Yes, continue:

Have you had close contact with anyone infected with COVID-19 or traveled to an affected region

  •   If No, this is not likely to be COVID-19. If you are otherwise well, self-care at home is advised. If you have other underlying health issues, are immune-suppressed, or feel very ill, you should seek care, call for appointment or go to urgent care or the emergency room
  • If Yes, continue:

Are you over 65, have COPD, heart disease, diabetes, or on an immune suppressing medication

  • If Yes, you should seek medical care, call for appointment or Follow Clinic/Emergency instructions below regarding options for care.
  • If No, continue:

Are you having difficulty breathing, unable to eat or drink, or too weak to care for yourself?

  • Yes, you should be seen. Follow Clinic/Emergency Visit instructions below.
  • No, we recommend home care (rest, Tylenol Hydration and time). Avoid contact with other people until two days after you no longer have a fever and are recovering. If you would like to consult with a provider, consider giving us a call for an appointment. For our elderly patients home visits may be an option

Care Options

Clinic/Emergency Visit instructions:  If you are short of breath or experience chest pain this is an emergency, go to the Emergency Department or call 911. Call ahead to the Emergency Department or let the 911 operator know you might have COVID-19.