Galen Medical Group

A Message from Galen Medical Group Providers regarding Coronavirus.

Our highest priority is the health and peace of mind of our patients. We want to assure you that we are working with the appropriate agencies and providing training to our staff to properly care for all our patients.


Galen—Here for You Then, Now, Always.

Learn how we are ensuring the health and safety of patients and staff across our offices.


How you can help

  • Stay at home if you are sick, and restrict contact with other people or pets in your home.
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash.
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. Use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer that contains at least 60 percent alcohol if soap and water are not available.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands.
  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • Clean and disinfect frequently-touched objects and surfaces.

 

Symptoms of COVID-19

  • Fever
  • Cough
  • Shortness of Breath or Difficulty Breathing
  • Chills
  • Fatigue
  • Muscle or Body Aches
  • Headache
  • Sore throat
  • New Loss of Taste or Smell
  • Congestion or Runny Nose
  • Nausea or Vomiting
  • Diarrhea


If you have symptoms
The CDC recommends the following: “Call ahead to a healthcare professional if you develop fever and symptoms of respiratory illness, such as coughing or difficulty breathing, and have been in close contact with a person known to have COVID-19 or if you live in or have recently traveled to an area with ongoing spread. Tell your healthcare professional about your recent travel or contact. Your healthcare professional will work with your state’s public health department and CDC to determine if you need to be tested.”  

Information about COVID-19 is rapidly changing. To stay up to date with the most accurate information regarding COVID-19, please visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Chattanooga-Hamilton County Department of Health.

Galen Medical Group
4976 Alpha Lane
Hixson, TN 37343

 

Important message from Dr. Emily Landon, chief infectious disease epidemiologist at the University of Chicago Medicine

 

Learn more about covid-19 from the CDC at https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html