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Labette Health has opened a fever clinic in response to the increasing coronavirus pandemic concerns. The fever clinic is located in front of the hospital in Building G, which is The Rector Center. The fever clinic is open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday and 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday.
WHO SHOULD BE SEEN AT THE FEVER CLINIC?
— Any child or adult who exhibits a fever or potential exposure to COVID-19.
— Patients will only be tested for COVID-19 if indicated by their exam.
WHAT CAN YOU EXPECT?
— Call the fever clinic first: (620) 820-5230.
— Your visit may be completed via telehealth or you may be advised to visit the clinic.
— Preliminary registration information and your symptoms will be collected over the phone.
— If you have a mask at home, have it on upon arrival.
— Upon arrival, remain in your vehicle and call the number located on the parking space sign.
— Only the patient will be allowed in the clinic unless the patient is under the age of 18 or an elderly/disabled person who needs assistance. Only one visitor per patient.
WHAT SHOULD YOU BRING?
— Photo ID/
— Insurance card.
— Cell phone.
As always, any person with a medical emergency such as shortness of breath or respiratory distress should call 911 or go to the nearest emergency room.