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IMPORTANT NOTICE: Please do not use Cone Health emergency departments or urgent care centers for Covid-19 testing to avoid long wait times and enable clinical teams to focus on critical care needs. Get options for testing here.

Committed to Safety

Here are some of the things we are doing to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Our Enhanced Cleaning Practices

  • Frequent cleaning of high-touch surfaces and common areas
  • Deep cleaning of our facilities daily
  • Increased environmental quality inspections
  • Expanded use of ultraviolet disinfecting robots
  • Immediate cleaning of exam and treatment rooms between patient visits

Provider and Patient interaction

Our Enhanced Safety Practices

  • Limiting visitors
  • Masking and screening all staff, patients and guests
  • Testing all patients for COVID-19 before any surgeries or procedures, and for all admissions from the emergency department
  • Required hand hygiene at entrances of all facilities
  • Increased hand sanitizer stations throughout
  • Plexiglass barriers at check in desks
  • Waiting rooms restructured to support social distancing
  • Expanding virtual care to support your health and wellness

Wellness Matters

  • FAQ: Caring for Kids With COVID-19 With Andres Ramgoolam, MD

    FAQ: Caring for Kids With COVID-19 With Andres Ramgoolam, MD

    Pediatrician Andres Ramgoolam, MD, explains how to recognize signs of COVID-19 in kids, how to care for kids when they're sick and signs of an emergency to look out for in this FAQ.
    September 17, 2021
  • Get the Facts: Debunking COVID-19 Vaccine Myths

    Get the Facts: Debunking COVID-19 Vaccine Myths

    Haven’t rolled up your sleeve and received your COVID-19 vaccine yet? Don’t let untruths about the vaccine sway your decision. Cone Health’s Chief Pharmacy Officer Dr. DeAnne Brooks debunks common myths about the COVID-19 vaccine so you have the facts.
    September 14, 2021
  • Few Breakthrough Infections Occur, but COVID-19 Vaccines Still Protect You

    Few Breakthrough Infections Occur, but COVID-19 Vaccines Still Protect You

    While breakthrough infections are possible, COVID-19 vaccines still help protect you from severe illness and hospitalization. As more contagious, more dangerous variants spread and hospitalizations rise – it’s important we continue to protect ourselves and each other. Here are three ways vaccines protect you and your communities.
    August 31, 2021