Mon - Thurs: 8am - 5pmFri: 8am - 12pm

NOTE: If you display coronavirus symptoms of fever, cough or difficulty breathing, or have gone outside of the country within the past 14 days, please call our office before coming in for your appointment.

Salish Cancer Center will see the patient + one person. Additional family members will need to stay inside their cars during the patient's visit. Screening is outside of the reception entrance before entry.  Patients will be onsite for their lab draws, clinic visits, and treatments. 

Coronavirus

NOTE: Website updates daily as more information becomes available.

 

Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) Symptoms

The CDC reports that COVID-19 symptoms range from milde to severe. Symptoms may appear 2-14 days of exposure and include:

      • Fever
      • Cough
      • Shortness of breath

Please Call our office at 253-382-6300 before your next appointment. 

Based on Center for Disease Control and Prevention websitecdc.gov/2019-ncov/symptoms

Home Isolation Guidelines: https://www.doh.wa.gov/Portals/1/Documents/1600/coronavirus/HomeIsolationGuidance.pdf

Fact Sheet: Download here: https://www.doh.wa.gov/Portals/1/Documents/1600/NovelCoronavirusFactSheet.pdf

Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) Prevention

Follow the preventative steps to avoid exposure to the COVID-19 virus:

  1. Practice good Hygiene habits:
    • 20-second hand-washing
    • coughing in a tissue
    • don’t touch eyes, nose or mouth
  2. Stay at home when sick
  3. Avoid sick people
  4. Stay informed – recieve daily updates from a trusted source such as the CDC and WHO

Home Isolation Guidelines

https://www.doh.wa.gov/Portals/1/Documents/1600/coronavirus/HomeIsolationGuidance.pdf

Feeling Stressed and Want to Talk?

Washington State Department of Health

The Washington State Department of Health has established a call center to address questions from the public. If you have questions about what is happening in Washington, or how the virus is spread, please call 1-800-525-0127. Phone lines are currently staffed from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m, seven days a week. Please note that this call center can not access COVID-19 testing results. For testing inquiries or results, please contact your health care provider. 

Learn more by visiting: https://www.doh.wa.gov/emergencies/coronavirus

Governor Inslee’s Mental Health Hotline:  1-866-789-1511 

Crisis 12-Hour Line: www.crisisconnections.org

Crisis Text Line: How does Crisis Text Line work? Here’s what happens when you ext HOME to 741741 in the United States.  Visit the site to learn more: https://www.crisistextline.org/texting-in

 

 

 

Virtual Urgent Care Opportunities

Assessment of COVID-19 symptoms from the comforts ofyour home.  ** NOTE: You may experience a longer wait time due to influx of virtual visits **

Below are the following Healthcare Centers that offer Virtual Urgent Care

Franciscan:

Visit the above link and enter the discount code COVID19 to waive the typical $35 fee or Visit: fraciscanvirtualcare.org, or download the  iOS mobile app in the Apple store or the Android appin the Google Play store. Learn more by visting: https://www.chifranciscan.org/patients-and-visitors/covid-19.html

Mutlicare:

Free e-visits through our Virtual Care. Use promo code “COVID19” at the payment page to unlock the free e-vsit after completing our protocol. Learn more by visiting: https://www.multicare.org/virtualcare/

Providence:

Please visit Providence’s website to learn more about their https://virtual.providence.org/ 

Home Isolation Guidelines

https://www.doh.wa.gov/Portals/1/Documents/1600/coronavirus/HomeIsolationGuidance.pdf

Puget Sound Electric

Covid-19 Response: https://www.pse.com/press-release/details/learn-about-our-covid-19-response-plan

Tacoma Public Utilities (TPU)

Tacoma Public Utilities offers Payment Assistance during the COVID-19 outbreak. Learn more by visiting: https://www.mytpu.org/

Thurston Public Utilties Department

Covid-19 Response: www.thurstonpud.org/

Food Resources & School Meal Distribution during COVID-19 Closure

United Way King County

Free lunches during school closures: https://www.uwkc.org/free-meals-during-school-closures/

King County

The Seattle Public Schools has created a resource page for Student Lunch Support: Visit  the Seattle Schools map here: Seattle School Lunch Support   

Pierce County

PublicGIS has provided school meal distrubition  For Students During COVID-19 Closures, look for your location click on MEALS  for Pierce County listings.

Kitsap County

https://www.kitsapsun.com/story/news/local/2020/03/16/kitsap-area-schools-childcare-and-meal-services-during-closure-work-progress/5059685002/

Thurston County

Visit the map: https://www.esd113.org/school-district-meal-distribution-and-food-bank-information/

FOOD PANTRIES 

Emergency Food Network

Nourish Pierce County

Food Life Line

FOOD DELIVERY SERVICES

King County Health Department

Learn more about the King County Heatlh Department’s Response to COVID-19: https://www.kingcounty.gov/depts/health/communicable-diseases/disease-control/novel-coronavirus.aspx

The Office of Mayor Jenny A. Durkan 

Seattle.gov has provided an amazling web page for Community Resources for the King County community. The site offers links for support ranging from Healthcare, Utilities, and Food support. Come and take a look by visiting Seattle.gov/mayor/covid-19

Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department

The Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department is an excellent resource to for those who live in the Tacoma- Pierce Coiunty area.  Every day at 2 o’clock with COVID-19 case updates and the latest prevention news. Learn more by searching for Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department or type in tpchd.org/home

Thurston County Public Health & Social Services

Kitsap County Health

The Kitsap Public Health District offers daily updated information regarding the COVID-19 activity in the Kitsap County area. VisitKitsapPublicHealth.org/CommunityHealth to learn more. 

Employer & Worker Assistance 

Below are links to help you with your concerns about lay-offs, paid leave and unemployment.

Small Business Association COVID-19 Response

https://www.sba.gov/funding-programs/disaster-assistance

Relief for Phone & Internet Services

Discover what your Phone Service Provider can do for you during the COVID-19 Pandamic. Below are a few carriers sharing what services they can provide if you are working remotely to payment schedules. 

Verizon Response to COVID19

Read Verizon’s resonse to the current outbreak of the COVID-19.  Learn more at the link www.verizon.com.

AT & T Response to the pandemic

AT & T plans to contintue to monitor and take the next steps. Read more at the link: About ATT

Comcast Comprehensive Response to COVID19

Comcast’s plans to help you during the COVID-19 outbreak. Lear more at: Comcast’s Plan

Pledge to keep Connected

Learn how Service Providers are pledging to keep America connected. Read more here: Pledge to Stay Connected

Managing Stress and Anxiety in Difficult times

Center of Disease Control & Prevention

The Center of Disease Control & Prevention has prepared suggestions in how to manage anxiety during these stressful times. Learn more by visitng: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/prepare/managing-stress-anxiety.htm

Hopkins Medicine

Hopkins Medicine provides tips and ideas to help mitigate anxiety around the Coronavirus Pandemic. Read more by visting: https://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/health/conditions-and-diseases/coronavirus/stressed-about-covid19-heres-what-can-help

Psychology Today

Some helpful reading in this article from Psychology Today, read more: https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/modern-mentality/202003/coping-coronavirus-stress

Help Guide

More information with coping with fear and anxiety, learn more by visiting: https://www.helpguide.org/articles/anxiety/coronavirus-anxiety.htm

TedTalk

All It Takes is 10 Mindful Mintues: YouTube link:  https://www.ted.com/talks/andy_puddicombe_all_it_takes_is_10_mindful_minutes?referrer=playlist-the_importance_of_self_care&language=en#t-542582

Practicing Emotional First Aid YouTube link: https://www.ted.com/talks/guy_winch_why_we_all_need_to_practice_emotional_first_aid?referrer=playlist-the_importance_of_self_care