In light of COVID-19, or the Coronavirus, Carolina Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine is maintaining our normal schedules and following recurrent disinfection and sanitization guidelines put in place by the CDC. Please see this attached link for the full protocol that will allow us to operate in the safest manner for our patients and staff: https://www.cdc.gov/infectioncontrol/guidelines/disinfection/index.html.
We care deeply for our patients and employees, and want to ensure we are taking every step possible to keep everyone as safe and healthy as we can. Our physical therapy clinics have always kept strict sanitization protocols, but now we are being even more cautious and careful to limit the effect of the virus. As always, if you have an appointment with us and you are experiencing any illness symptoms, both in relation and not in relation to the Coronavirus, please call and we will happily reschedule you. As a reminder, the general symptoms of the Coronavirus are listed below:
- Fever (100.4 ˚F or above)
- A Dry Cough
- Difficulty breathing
- Feeling extremely fatigued
Also remember, that as we near spring season, these symptoms can be similar to seasonal allergies, so we advise the practice of good hygiene and frequent hand washing (at least 20 seconds). Additionally, the use of hand sanitizer (at least 60% alcohol) after coming in contact with public surfaces. For a full list of how to best prevent yourself from contracting the virus, please watch the educational the link below.
We want to make sure you get the treatment you need in the safest and cleanest way possible. We always follow the guidelines the CDC sets in place and will continue to monitor their instruction. Do not hesitate to address concerns to your therapist. Keeping open lines of communication with all of our patients and their wellness is the priority.