Advantage Care Health Centers is actively monitoring all information regarding COVID-19, and we are taking any necessary steps to protect the safety of both our patients and health care professionals.
Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a respiratory illness that can spread from person to person. The virus that causes COVID-19 is a novel coronavirus that was first identified during an investigation into an outbreak in Wuhan, China.
Please be advised of the following guidelines set forth by Advantage Care Health Center during the COVID-19 public health threat.
Notify the health center if the patient has a routine primary care or other appointment and has a fever and symptoms of a respiratory illness like a cough or shortness of breath. Patients who report or exhibit such symptoms will be asked to wear a mask upon arrival to the health center.
At this time we request no walk-ins. A call to the health center @ (516) 686-4400 is necessary to prepare and schedule a visit for patients with the above symptoms.
Julie Bates, MD
If you are feeling any symptoms of respiratory illness before traveling, it is suggested that you not travel. If you, or someone who you live with, have just returned home from an area that has a current Centers for Disease Control (CDC) coronavirus travel advisory, please follow all CDC recommendations, and closely monitor your health.
If you have symptoms, such as fever, cough or difficulty breathing, you are encouraged to seek medical attention, call your primary care physician.
The CDC is a great resource that provides guidance and recommendations for each country to which you may travel. The CDC has specific travel information for anyone going to any country deemed a high-risk location. Other websites you may wish to consult are the New York State Department of Health, the Nassau County Health Department and the World Health Organization.
Advantage Care continues to emphasize the importance of COVID-19 prevention strategies, including: