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The Scope

Steps Hospitals Are Taking to Keep You Safe During COVID-19

Apr 8, 2020

Many hospitals around the country have rescheduled non-essential procedures due to coronavirus. But if you absolutely have to go into the hospital, you're probably wondering how safe you'll be from the disease. Chief Medical Officer Dr. Tom Miller talks about the steps hospitals are taking to keep patients safe during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Should I Get Tested for COVID-19?

Apr 7, 2020

If you're experiencing flu-like symptoms—such as fever, cough, or fatigue—but haven't traveled or been in contact with someone who has, should you get a coronavirus test? Chief Medical Officer of Ambulatory Care Dr. Richard Orlandi talks about when you should get tested for COVID-19.

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Helping Children Through the COVID-19 Pandemic

Apr 6, 2020

It's a stressful time for many of us, even children. With most children having been sent home from school, stress and anxiety can run high. Child psychiatrist Dr. Benjamin Chan talks about what parents can do to help their kids during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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What if You Have a Sprain or Fracture During COVID-19?

Mar 31, 2020

Accidents happen, even during this time of physical distancing. Where do you go for a broken bone, sprain, or other orthopedic injuries? Dr. Julia Rawlings explains how the University of Utah Orthopaedic Injury Clinic can treat most acute orthopedic injuries.

At this time, the walk-in clinic is requiring patients to schedule an appointment for treatment. If you or someone you know experiences an acute orthopedic injury, call 801-997-9955 to schedule an appointment with the Injury Clinic and help keep our community’s ER and Urgent care facilities free.

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