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Feeling alone?

Even if they don’t live near you, try to stay in touch with your friends, family, and loved ones. You’re thinking to yourself, “Easier said than done.” Perhaps you haven’t spoken to someone in a long time and are hesitant to contact them now. After all this time, what would you talk about? Maybe you’ve stopped phoning your kids or working friends because you don’t want to bother them with their jobs and families. Years ago, it used to be more difficult to communicate with your loved ones. It’s much easier now, thanks to current technologies. 

Getting in touch

Many smartphones have cameras and built-in systems that allow you to video call. Or if your phone doesn’t have this built-in feature, you can download a free app that will allow you to do it.

  • If you have an iPhone, you might be familiar with FaceTime, a built-in feature that allows you to make video calls to other people who have iPhones.
  • Video calling is also available on tablets, laptops, and desktop computers. You can download video calling software at no cost to you. Try Skype, ooVoo, Talky, and Google Hangouts.
  •  If you don’t have a device with a camera, you can buy a camera online or at your local retailer (Walmart, Target, BestBuy, etc.) and attach it to your laptop or desktop through a USB cable.
  • Phone calls: Picking up the phone and calling your loved ones has never been so easy. With mobile phones, it’s easy to stay in touch with friends and family, even on the go.
  • Texting: Texting is an easy and fast way to say hello or just check in on your loved ones.
  • Email: Email is great if time differences are an issue when staying in touch with loved ones. Send pictures, stories, attachments, and videos with ease.
  • Social media: Using platforms like Facebook and Instagram make sharing pictures, videos, and life updates easy. If you haven’t used forms of social media before, ask your grandkids if they can give you a hand.
  • Exercise: at EliteHealth we offer a full lineup of online exercise classes that will keep you in shape and connected. Visit elitehealth.com to see our schedule.
  • Zoom Events: connect with friends, learn how to improve your health with our doctor talks, and meet friends at our zoom events available every day. Check our schedule and join! It’s free. It is a great opportunity to invite a friend to join as well.

Staying in touch with people and socializing also has some surprising health benefits:

  • Fewer mental health issues: Being social keeps your mind active and helps prevent conditions such as Alzheimer’s disease.
  • Better physical health: Socially active people tend to be more physically active. When you are with friends or family, you are more likely to make healthier choices.
  • Longer life: Live longer and happier by having a good group of friends. Loved ones are there to support you and take stress off of you.
  • Feeling like you belong: By maintaining relationships through technology, it allows you to feel like you have a support system. Even though your family and friends may not be there in-person, they are still able to be there for you through communication.
  • Less isolation and loneliness: Staying connected with people helps you stay positive and decreases your risk for feelings of loneliness and depression.

Don’t let distance get in the way of your relationships. These relationships not only play a key role in keeping you happy. They also keep you healthy! Keep forming new connections and continue old ones through the power of technology.

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Sally Ciriaco

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sciriaco@elitehealth.com

Allison Ashmawy

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Restricción de visitantes

Entendemos lo difícil que puede ser restringir a nuestros pacientes para que no traigan acompañantes o familiares mientras visitan a su médico en nuestras instalaciones, pero estas importantes medidas temporarias ayudarán a minimizar la exposición y, por lo tanto, mantendrán bajo el riesgo de infección.

Restricción de visitantes: entendemos lo difícil que puede ser restringir a nuestros pacientes para que no traigan acompañantes o familiares mientras visitan a su médico en nuestras instalaciones, pero estas importantes medidas temporarias ayudarán a minimizar la exposición y, por lo tanto, mantendrán bajo el riesgo de infección.

Que esperar al llegar a nuestras instalaciones

Que esperar al llegar a nuestras instalaciones

Todos los pacientes son examinados en la entrada

Las máscaras son obligatorias mientras se encuentra en nuestras instalaciones. No se permitirá la entrada sin máscara.

Nuestro personal debe usar en todo momento el equipo completo de seguridad incluyendo gafas, máscara y batas protectoras para garantizar su seguridad y la de ellos mismos.

Disponemos de liquido sanitario en la entrada y en toda la instalación, les pedimos a todos que se desinfecten las manos al ingresar a la oficina, de la misma manera, nuestro personal debe desinfectar sus manos antes y después de un encuentro con un paciente.

Detección de síntomas: al llegar a nuestras instalaciones, se proporcionará un cuestionario de salud antes de ingresar con preguntas sobre tos, fiebre y exposición al virus. Nuestro personal también es evaluado diariamente antes de llegar a nuestras instalaciones.

Se toma la temperatura en la puerta antes de ingresar a las instalaciones.

Medidas de seguridad adicionales en nuestras instalaciones

Las áreas comunes como las salas de espera y los baños se higienizan con frecuencia, especialmente las áreas que se tocan con frecuencia.

Los consultorios se desinfectan entre cada paciente y se higienizan a fondo al final del día.

Las salas de espera se han organizado para mantener distanciamiento social, nuestro mobiliario se ha reestructurado para crear el espacio requerido entre los pacientes y hemos colocado marcadores en nuestros muebles y pisos para guiar a nuestros pacientes dónde pararse y sentarse.

Nuestro objetivo es que nuestros pacientes se sientan seguros mientras se encuentran en nuestras instalaciones y reciben la atención excelente y compasiva que merecen sintiéndose seguros.

EliteHealth sigue todas las recomendaciones de seguridad de los CDC (Centros de Control de Enfermedades).

La seguridad de nuestros pacientes es nuestra mayor preocupación y todo lo que hacemos es pensando en usted.

En este momento EliteHealth no está  ofreciendo vacunas Covid-19. En cuanto estén disponibles les informaremos de inmediato.

Presione en el enlace más abajo para obtener información acerca de centros de vacunación y administración de exámenes de COVID-19.

Visitor Restriction

We understand how difficult it could be to restrict our patients from bringing their companions/family members while they visit their physician in our facilities, but these important temporary measures will help minimize exposure, therefore, keeping the risk of infection low.

What to expect when arriving at our facilities.

Restricting Visitors-We understand how difficult it could be to restrict our patients from bringing their companions/family members while they visit their physician in our facilities, but these important temporary measures will help minimize exposure, therefore, keeping the risk of infection low.

What to expect when arriving at our facilities.

All patients are screened at the entrance.

Masks are mandatory while in our facility, no mask-no entry.

Our Staff is required to wear all safety equipment, googles, mask and protective gowns to ensure yours and their safety.

Hand Sanitizer is available at the entrance and throughout the facility, we ask everyone to sanitize their hands when entering the office, the same way, our staff must sanitize their hands before and after a patient encounter.

Screening for Symptoms- When arriving at our facilities a health questionnaire will be provided before entering with questions about any cough, fever, exposure to the virus. Our staff is also screened daily prior to arriving to our facilities.

Temperature is taken at the door prior to entering the facilities.

Additional Safety Measures in our Facilities.

Common areas such as waiting rooms and restrooms are cleaned often, especially the frequently touched areas.

Exam Rooms are disinfected between each patient and extensively cleaned at the end of the day.

Waiting Rooms have been arranged to maintain social distancing, our furniture has been changed to create the space required between patients and we have placed markers on our furniture and floors to guide our patients where to stand and seat.

We want our patients to feel secure while in our facilities receiving the excellent and compassionate care they deserve while keeping them safe. EliteHealth follows all safety recommendations from the CDC (Centers from Disease Control). Our patient safety is our greatest concern and all we do is with you in mind.

Our facilities are not offering Covid-19 vaccines now, once it become available in any of our facilities, we will inform everyone.

Please click on the link below to find out:

Vaccine information Sites (where is being administered)

Vaccine Pre-Registration Site

Testing sites