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Should you, your families, or neighbors need urgent care for an illness or injury, including sutures or minor breaks, SouthStar is available with easy access to care every day Click to view our services.SAFE WAITING ZONE:We are currently implementing a Safe Waiting Zone practice at all of our clinic locations. 1. Please remain in your car when arriving to our location2. Call the clinic location for direction from our team membersClick to view a list of our clinics phone numbers.Click to view a list of our latest clinic hours.Q: Where do I get the latest information on the Coronavirus? A: There are a few resources available to the public for use:Louisiana Resources:- Phone: Call the Louisiana 211 Network by dialing dial 211- Text: Text the keyword "LACOVID" to 898-211 for the most current information about the outbreak as it becomes available.- Community closures and official alerts from the state Click to view National Resource: CDC website is CDC.govQ: How is SouthStar protecting its patients during this uncertain time?A: We are adding additional safety precautions to our daily practices including:
Q: Can SouthStar clinics test for COVID-19? A: Yes, all of our clinics are equipped to perform Rapid COVID-19 Testing for the COVID-19 virus:- Testing is done on an “as needed” basis. Our clinical team is required to complete an assessment of the patient before this swab is collected due to guidance from the state health department. - These are resulted in-house and take 15 minutes. - Our partner clinic, AHS Walk-In Clinic, in Youngsville, LA is also equipped to perform Rapid COVID-19 Testing for COVID-19 testing.- Click to view a full list of our SouthStar locations and hours.Q: What are symptoms of COVID-19?A: According to the CDC symptoms can include: Fever, cough, Shortness of breath/difficulty breathingFor confirmed infections, reported illnesses have ranged from infected people with little to no symptoms (similar to the common cold) to people being severely ill and dying. CDC believes at this time that symptoms of COVID-19 may appear in as few as 2 days or as long as 14 days after exposure. Currently, there is no specific antiviral treatment recommended for COVID-19 infection. People infected with COVID-19 should receive supportive care to help relieve symptoms. Click to view more information Q: What are the sign’s to look for and at what point should I seek medical attention? A: Official guidance from CDC website is here: Click to view
Q: How is SouthStar partnering with local community Providers/Clinics?
A: The SouthStar team is a local partner for providers and clinics during this time to help support our communities.
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Q: How do I protect myself from COVID-19? A: According to the CDC here are some best practices for precautions related to COVID-19:
Click to view more details on how to help stop the spread from CDC.