With the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) on everyone’s mind Northeastern Rural Health Clinics has issued some guidelines regarding procedures and treatment for patients who develop symptoms or think they may have been exposed to the virus.
At this time, according to NRHC, there are no known cases of COVID-19 in Lassen County.
Symptoms of COVID-19 include fever, cough, and/or shortness of breath. If you develop these symptoms and have reason to believe you may have been exposed, you should call your health care provider before seeking care.
Contacting them in advance will make sure that people can get the care they need without putting others at risk.
Be sure to tell your provider about your travel history and any sick people you have been in contact with.
You can also take these precautionary measures: Avoid contact with sick individuals and wash hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.