March 24, 2020
The Coryell Health Advanced Wound Center is open and committed to ensuring the continuity of care for patients with wounds. We understand that some patients may be reluctant to leave home, but rest assured, we have stringent policies and procedures in place to ensure the safety of your patients and our staff.
We are following CDC infection control guidelines and are taking every precaution to mitigate transmission of the virus. Steps to protect patients and staff, include:
- Following CDC recommendations for COVID-19 screening
- Practicing social distancing in the common areas, such as waiting rooms
- Staggering patient appointments and arrival times
- Scheduling patients by acuity
Advanced wound care is essential – not elective – to protect the health of patients and prevent an escalation of their disease. Advanced wound care, including hyperbaric oxygen therapy, is essential – not elective – to protect the health of patients and prevent an escalation of their disease. Podiatry has rescheduled all non-essential appointments, i.e. nail trimmings, elective procedures.
If you have questions about your appointment, please call Coryell Health Advanced Wound Center at 254-248-6204. if you have think you are showing respiratory symptoms including cough and/or shortness of breath with fever, please call our Respiratory Hot Line at (254) 248-6263, or you can take our COVID-19 online screening tool on our website.