Coronavirus (COVID-19):

The Doctors Clinic is here for you and your family during the COVID-19 pandemic and our community's phased reopening plan. As we transition into a more open world, we want you to know our teams are working diligently to ensure the health and safety of our patients and staff during every step of your patient experience. 

For your safety, masks are required to be worn throughout the duration of your visit with The Doctors Clinic at all of our locations. In addition, we have implemented the following guidelines across our clinics. These are in line with the recommendations set forth by the Kitsap Public Health Ditrict and the Washington State Department of Health.

In addition, we are screening patients for symptoms of the virus, performing temperature checks, and practicing enhanced disinfection protocols and physical distancing at each location. Our urgent care triage site is testing those patients who are presenting symptoms of COVID-19 according to guidelines set by the CDC and Washington State Health Department.

We understand your financial situation may have changed as a result of COVID-19. We are here to help you during this challenging time. Please contact us if you have difficulty paying your balance, and we will discuss the options that are available to you.

 
For up-to-date information on the virus, please visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention site on the Coronavirus outbreak. 
 
Remember to follow the below hygiene and social distancing guidelines: 
 
• Avoid close contact with those who are sick

• Wear a cloth face covering or mask when in public

• Stay six feet apart from others in public

• Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces regularly with cleaning sprays or wipes. 

• Thoroughly wash your hands for at least 20 seconds with soap and water or use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer containing 60-90 percent alcohol.
 
• Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue or use your elbow, and avoid touching your eyes, face, mouth or nose.

• If you are experiencing severe symptoms, such as a high fever, shortness of breath or difficulty breathing, and are not in respiratory distress, contact your provider to determine if you need to be tested for COVID-19.

• If you have mild symptoms like cough, low-grade fever, or other respiratory problems, stay home and contact your provider.
 
• Schedule a Virtual Care Appointment, should you need to see your provider or are experiencing symptoms you may believe are COVID-19.

• Stay informed via public health updates.

Thank you for trusting The Doctors Clinic, A part of Franciscan Medical Group, with your healthcare needs. 

 

Resources:

Washington State Department of Health or call the Health hotline: 1-800-525-0127 and press #. 

COVID-19 Symptoms

 
Cough 
Difficulty breathing 
Shortness of breath
Chills
Repeated shaking with chills
Muscle Pain
Headache
Sore throat
New loss of taste or smell
 
If you are experiencing the above symptoms in any degree and are not in respiratory distress, please stay home and call your healthcare provider immediately.