Allergy Sleep & Lung Care – SOMNAS is implementing new precautions and policies to follow state guidelines and keep patients, providers and staff safe.
The following policies will be implemented starting May 1, 2020:
Letter to All Patients of Allergy Sleep & Lung Care – SOMNAS from Dr. Imtiaz Ahmad
Imtiaz Ahmad, MD
Allergy Sleep & Lung Care-SOMNAS
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Learn more about Florida’s guidance on COVID-19 by contacting the Florida Department of Health at 866-779-6121
What pulmonology and sleep patients need to know about COVID-19
The spread of the novel coronavirus, which causes the illness COVID-19, is at the top of everyone’s mind. And people with health conditions such as lung disease (and their loved ones) are especially interested in staying up to date.
Here’s what you need to know
People with chronic lung disease have a higher risk for complications from COVID-19.
That’s why it’s important for patients and their caregivers to take steps to lower the risk of contracting COVID-19.
All people with lung disease should talk with a doctor who understands their current health status and medical history to assess their risks related to COVID-19.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) also offers specific recommendations for people at risk for serious illness, including COVID-19.
Information is still new
If you feel like you’re developing symptoms, call us.
You’ve been in close contact with a person who has flu-like symptoms, confirmed flu or hast tested positive for COVID-19. You live in or have recently traveled to an area known to have an outbreak of the disease.
What if a family member develops symptoms?
Following these guidelines can be difficult if you have children. We encourage you to have a candid discussion with your family about the risks you face and your need to maintain a safe distance and keep the house sanitized.
Should I keep regularly scheduled follow-up appointments?
Is my caregiver/family member allowed to accompany me to an appointment?
How you can protect yourself
Seek immediate medical attention if you develop emergency warning signs for COVID-19, including:
For the latest information, including more detailed responses to some common questions, visit the following websites:
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