3/23/20 UPDATE: ALLERGY IMMUNOTHERAPY INJECTIONS will resume Tuesday 3/24/20 check you office schedule below. PLEASE be aware this schedule will be changing on Monday 3/30/20 due to our need to consolidate offices. PLEASE continue to look at the website for the most up to date information.
- Berkeley – https://bayareaallergy.com/locations/berkeley
- Brentwood – https://bayareaallergy.com/locations/brentwood
- Pleasanton – https://bayareaallergy.com/locations/pleasanton
- San Ramon – https://bayareaallergy.com/locations/san-ramon
- Vallejo – (OFFICE CLOSED) SHOTS Transferred to Walnut Creek Office – https://bayareaallergy.com/locations/vallejo
- Walnut Creek – https://bayareaallergy.com/locations/walnut-creek
Here are some measures that our patient’s can do while at home or while at work to help protect them from the Cronavirus.
a. Avoid contact with people who are sick.
b. Wash your hands with soap and water several times a day for 20 seconds each time.
c. Alcohol hand sanitizers are also effective.
d. Try not to touch your face, eyes, nose and mouth as much as possible.
e. Stay home for work when you are sick
f. Keep sick children home from school.
g. Cough and sneeze into a tissue, discard tissue then wash your hands.
h. Coughing and sneezing into your elbow is also sufficient; be sure to wash your hands afterwards.
i. Clean and disinfect objects and surfaces frequently.
j. If they become sick, please schedule a telemedicine appointment.
k. For high risk patients (over 50 years old, heart disease, lung disease, diabetes and/or immunodeficient/immunocompromised patients), they should remain at home as much as possible.
l. Lastly, please reference the CDC website for regular updates and new interventions to implement at home.
Dear Patients of Allergy and Asthma Medical Group,
There are growing concerns regarding the spread of the Novel 2019 Coronavirus (COVID-19) across the United
States and especially within our community. We understand that many of our patients are feeling fearful, anxious
and uncertain how to prepare during this time. The Allergy and Asthma Medical Group of the Bay Area is taking this
very seriously. We are monitoring the situation closely and are taking all measures suggested by the Center of
Disease Control and the local health authorities. We would like to provide you with specific measures to help better
protect yourself and loved ones from this infection.
Below you will find some measures to help you prepare and prevent the spread of the Novel 2019 Coronavirus:
- Avoid contact with people who are sick.
- Regularly wash your hands with soap and water for 20 – 30 seconds.
- Alcohol-based hand sanitizers are also effective.
- Avoid touching your face, eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands.
- Regularly monitor the temperature of yourself and family members.
- Stay home when you are sick. Please keep children home from school if they too are sick.
- Cough or sneeze into a tissue and properly dispose of the tissue. Be sure to wash your hands afterwards.
- If you do not have a tissue available, coughing or sneezing into your elbow is also effective.
- Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects or surfaces.
- Use a barrier, such as a paper towel or tissue, when touching commonly touched surfaces.
- Receive the influenza vaccination if you or another family member have yet to do so.
- If you can, order a two-month supply of your medications.
- Have your home well-stocked with food and water.
- Think about how to care for your loved ones if they become ill, including how you can prevent yourself and
other family members from also becoming sick.
If you are sick or may have come in contact with someone who is sick, we are here for you! Staying home to take
care of yourself is one of the best ways to avoid the continued spread of this illness. If you are in need of medical
advice, please contact one of the Allergy and Asthma Medical Group locations to speak with an advice nurse or to
schedule a video (Telemedicine) appointment. You may also email your doctor with questions or concerns using the
My John Muir Portal. All patient who come into our office and have any acute symptoms will be required to wear a
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