A Message to Our Patients About COVID-19 (Coronavirus)
Screening Will Include:
- Respiratory symptoms (cough, chest tightness, difficulty breathing)
- Recent travel outside of the United States within the last 14 days / recent exposure to a person who has been tested for COVID-19, recent exposure to a person with a confirmed case of COVID-19.
- Patients that are screened and have a fever of or over 100.0 °F AND respiratory symptoms AND recent travel outside of the United States within the last 14 days / recent exposure to a person who has been tested for COVID-19,recent exposure to a person with a confirmed case of COVD-19 will not be allowed entrance into the facility and screened at a designated location away from other patients and staff.
- If you believe you have been exposed and are symptomatic we ask that you contact our office at (559) 686-9097 BEFORE coming to the facility. You will be screened over the phone and further directed on what to do at that time. At any time if your symptoms are emergent, please call 911.
We thank you for your understanding and consideration as we as a community take action to maintain the safety and wellness of you and our staff.
What is Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)?
How Does COVID-19 Spread?
Close contact (within about 6 feet) through respiratory droplets produced when an infected person coughs or sneezes.
What are the Syptoms of COVID-19?
How Can I Help Protect Myself?
What Should I do if I Recently Traveled From an Area with Ongoing Spread of COVID-19?
Is There a Vaccine?
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Emergency Use Authorizations (EUA) for two COVID-19 vaccines which have been shown to be safe and effective as determined by data from the manufacturers and findings from large clinical trials. These data demonstrate that the known and potential benefits of this vaccine outweigh the known and potential harms of becoming infected with the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID 19).
ALTURA is not administering the COVID19 vaccine at this time.
For additional up to date information on COVID-19 vaccination information and when you should expect to be vaccinated please visit: