COVID-19 Updates from Family Care Specialists
Our top priority is the health and well-being of our patients. Based on the guidelines from the CDC and local and state public health departments, we want to ensure that we continue to deliver safe, quality care while limiting further spread of COVID-19 virus.
Treatment OptionsWhile vaccines are the most important step to staying safe from Covid-19, effective treatments are now available if you or your loved ones become infected with Covid-19. If you have symptoms of Covid-19, or test positive, please call our clinic as soon as possible so we can connect you to your provider and help start treatment right away, if appropriate. The sooner the treatment is started, the more effective it is.
Click here for more treatment information from the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health.
Please Call Ahead First Before Visiting Our Office:If you are sick, and have symptoms you believe may be related to COVID-19, we ask that you please call our office for instructions before you walk in. If you have an emergency, please call 911.
Current Services & Safety Precautions:We are able provide patient visits in our office, as well as out of office through telemedicine. We are taking every necessary precaution to ensure that you feel safe about coming into our offices.
Telemedicine for Urgent and Routine Care Visits:We are grateful for a generous grant from Health Net to support the implementation of telemedicine. During the Covid-19 pandemic and after, telemedicine has supported our efforts for safety and effectiveness of patient care.
Telemedicine allows you to have a scheduled patient visit with your provider from the comfort of your own home via a phone call or video visit. We have same day visit options and can address many health issues through telemedicine.
Additionally, if you have a chronic disease or a complex health issue, like diabetes, telemedicine visits are a great way for you to routinely connect with your doctor.
Covid-19 Testing:Please call our offices for Covid-19 testing options, referrals, and clinical advice.
Vaccination AppointmentsThe Covid-19 vaccine is free and available for everyone, regardless of immigration status. Locations for this and scheduling can be done at the website/phone number below.
Appointments can be made at www.VaccinateLACounty.com (English) or Spanish (www.VacunateLosAngeles.com) or by calling 833-540-0473. Please note that you can go to the LA County Public Health website to get up-to-date information on vaccination eligibility and schedules for LA County residents.
Vaccination Educational Video: "Myths and Realities"On March 11, 2021, FCS Medical Director, Dr. Hector Flores did a Covid vaccination "Myths and Realities" presentation for the community. Click here for this video on Youtube.
Stay Informed:Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Up-to-date information about Covid-19.
"Myths and Realities of Covid Vaccination"
In March 2021, FCS Medical Director Hector Flores, MD provided a community presentation about the Covid vaccine. Click above to watch the video on Youtube.
Handwashing: Clean Hands Save Lives
Watch the CDC's short instructional videos on how to wash hands properly (in Spanish and English)
Los Angeles Department of Public Health
California Department of Public Health
Covid-19 Fraud Alert from California Senior Medicare Patrol
Seniors beware of scams offering free Covid-19 tests/vaccines in exchange for your Social Security and Medicare numbers
Seniors: Did you lose your Employer Health Coverage because of Covid?
Click above to see how we can help (Attachment in English and Spanish)
FCS One-Sheet on General Covid-19 Information
Attachment in Spanish and English
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