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|March 16, 2020|
Dear Friends & Family,
|CWWCHC also plans to increase sanitation efforts in all common areas to protect the well being of both patients and staff. We recognize that many children are home for the foreseeable future, which may cause some concerns regarding food stability. We therefore will make every effort to increase our Food Pantry Services.|
Also, please know CMS will provide food to all school age children up to the age of 18 for those families in need. The children must be present to receive prepackaged Breakfast and Lunch. Please go to the CMS website for additional information and locations.Services that CWWCHC will have to briefly interrupt include:
|Please know that we do this hesitantly, because we want to provide exceptional service to our patients without interruption; however, we have an obligation to ensure the safety of patients and employees. By taking these extra precautionary measures, we are supporting local efforts to limit the spread and impact of COVID-19.|
We sincerely want you all to be healthy. Feel free to call, email or contact us through our Patient Portal. We will contact you again once our telehealth program is fully functional.Below are guidance and informational resources from the Mecklenburg County Department of Public Health:
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|Mecklenburg County Health Department of Health Information: |
Mecklenburg County Public Health(MCPH) considers novel coronavirus (COVID-19) to be a very serious public health threat and has declared a State of Emergency The declaration allows the County access to state and federal funds to offset the costs of fighting the pandemic. Follow the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NCDHHS) for statewide information.
What You Need To Know
An outbreak of respiratory illness caused by a novel, or new coronavirus (2019 Novel Coronavirus, or COVID-19) has been identified. The illness was first detected in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China but has since spread to other countries. Adults 65 and older and people with severe medical conditions including heart, lung, or kidney disease are most susceptible to the virus and should avoid crowds and stay home as much as possible.
The most up-to-date guidance and information are available on the CDC website
If you believe you have come into contact with someone who has been diagnosed with COVID-19 (2019 Novel Coronavirus) here is how you can determine your risk of contracting the virus:
|Are you at an increased risk of infection?|
|The CDC has identified specific criteria to identify individuals who are at increased risk of infection. Please call your healthcare provider or the public health department at 980-314-9400:|
Your healthcare professional will work with your local and state’s public health department to determine if you need to be tested for COVID-19.
|MCPH recommends the public take the following steps to prevent the spread of ALL respiratory illnesses:|
Still have questions? View Frequently Asked Questions or call the Mecklenburg County Public Health Hotline at 980-314-9400.
Stay Calm! Stay Safe! Be Well! Help prevent the spread of COVID-19:
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Nothing is more important than your health and safety and the need to protect those most vulnerable to the coronavirus. The C.W. Williams Community Health Center, Inc. is taking multiple steps to minimize health risks to patients, teammates, and the community. As the situation with coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to develop, our entire team is ready and standing by to support you.
For COVID-19 updates, please visit the following websites: