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COVID-19

Posted on: Mar 11, 2020  | Tags: Coronavirus, COVID-19

Dear Patients,

Your local healthcare organizations have been closely following recent reports and information about the latest developments with COVID‐19, otherwise known as the coronavirus. We are working closely together to be prepared. This update provides information on what you can do to help prevent contracting the virus, and what you can expect from your local healthcare professionals should COVID‐19 directly affect you.

As of March 11, 2020 there are NO persons in North Dakota who have been diagnosed with COVID‐19. We will keep you updated should that change. If you think you may have been exposed to COVID‐19, contact your healthcare provider at Coal Country Community Health Center by phone. If you are calling after‐hours, please contact Sakakawea Medical Center at 7017482225. You may also contact the ND Department of Health at 7013282378.

Prevention: The best way to prevent illness is to avoid being exposed to this virus. We recommend everyday preventive actions to help prevent the spread of virus, including:

For more information, please visit www.CDC.gov/COVID19

Information Source: Prevention, Treatment of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID‐19). Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 10 Mar. 2020, www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/about/prevention-treatment.html.