As we mentioned yesterday, MMC is doing it’s best to accommodate virtual visits whenever possible. If you are unfamiliar with the Zoom app, please take five minutes to watch this tutorial so that you are ready to do your first virtual visit with MMC!
Our Pledge to Our Community: The health & safety of our patients and staff is top priority. Our office remains open for healthcare services if at all possible. Reduced-risk appointments are now available. Yesterday, Gov. Jared Polis issued a statewide stay-at-home order beginning today and staying in effect until April 11 in response to COVID-19. However, MountainContinue reading “Virtual TeleMedicine Visits”
UPDATE: 3/24/2020 F.A.Q. Is it Business as Usual at MMC? Mostly! We have gotten a lot of calls from patients who are due for routine care asking if they should keep their scheduled appointments, and in the vast majority of cases, the answer is yes! MMC is taking every precaution to ensure the health &Continue reading “FAQs”
UPDATE: 3/23/2020 Did you know that the CDC updated their coughing & sneezing etiquette guidance back in 2003? If you were taught to sneeze or cough into your hand, it’s time to update your habits! Here are the proper ways to cough/sneeze: Cover your mouth AND nose with a tissue and then immediately dispose ofContinue reading “Proper Coughing & Sneezing Etiquette”
UPDATE: 3/21/2020 We would like to convey a huge thank you to the Ouray County Public Health & EMS Team members who came to MMC earlier this week with supplies in hand to do our annual N-95 mask fit testing. Please note that there is a severe shortage of N-95 masks for healthcare workers atContinue reading “N-95 Mask Fit Testing”
UPDATE: 3/20/2020 COVID-19 tests are now available at MMC. However, Quest Labs was only able to provide us with 10 tests, despite the fact that we ordered more than that. Because of that, we will have to use extreme selectivity when determining if a patient meets the testing criteria. If you are currently experiencing theContinue reading “COVID-19 Tests Available”
UPDATE: 3/19/2020 MMC is continuing to screen all patients in the parking lot before their appointments. Anyone with upper respiratory symptoms will be treated in their vehicle for the foreseeable future in order to keep our office a safe and sterile place for all other chronic and acute care. Please keep your appointment if youContinue reading “Car Screenings & Check-Ins”
UPDATE: 3/18/2020 Please note, effective immediately, the MMC waiting room is closed. This means that anyone accompanying a patient must wait in their vehicle for the duration of the appointment. One guardian may enter with a minor patient.
UPDATE: 3/16/2020 @ 1pm MST MMC desires to maintain our ability to care for the entire spectrum of health issues for our community during this pandemic with COVID-19, so we have determined it is prudent to screen all patients for upper respiratory infections (URIs) before they enter the building. Please call 970-626-5123 from the parkingContinue reading “COVID-19 and MMC”