Cancer Care During COVID-19
We know this is a very difficult time, and we want to reassure you that we are more committed than ever to meeting the needs of our oncology patients. Our dedicated teams continue to monitor the current situation, and we are taking every possible precaution to ensure the health and safety of the people we care for each day.
Information for Wellstar Patients
If you have an upcoming office visit scheduled and you’re not feeling well, or you have a cough or a fever, please call before you come. You should also notify us in advance if you have had contact with anyone who has COVID-19 symptoms or has recently tested positive for COVID-19 so we can take the proper precautions prior to your arrival. It is also important that you let us know if you have been tested for COVID-19.
Telehealth and virtual health visits are available for some of our patients. We will reach out to you if this is something that might be useful for you. If your health situation permits and you would like to postpone or delay an upcoming appointment, please let us know and we will reschedule for a future date.
We want to you to know we are here to answer any questions you may have. We care about you, our patients and our communities, and we will always put your health and safety first.
We're Here to Protect You
Wellstar is dedicated to delivering safe, expert care amid COVID-19, whether you have just been diagnosed with cancer, are currently in treatment or in remission.
As a result of the COVID-19 outbreak, our team members are taking additional steps to protect you from infection and ensure a safe, clean environment at our facilities.
To learn more, visit our COVID-19 resource page.
How You Can Help Protect Yourself
- Avoid gatherings
- Stay away from people who appear sick
- Connect with friends and family virtually
If you become ill but can safely stay home, please do so. For more detailed information and helpful tips, visit our COVID-19 resource page.
Keep Your Hands Clean
- Wash your hands frequently or use hand sanitizer
- Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth
Cough and Sneeze Etiquette
- Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash.
Clean and Disinfect
- Disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces
- You can use a regular household cleaning spray or wipe
- How will you take care of sick family members?
- What happens if your child gets sick?
- What happens if you get sick?
- Do you have a thermometer at home?
- Do you have a few extra months’ worth of prescription medications?