Important Information for Our Patients
As the healthcare response to the coronavirus continues to evolve, we are mindful that you are concerned and looking for answers. Find answers to important questions regarding Coronavirus and COVID-19 here.
Telehealth Now Available!
We are pleased to announce that most Graybill doctors now offer telehealth (also called telemedicine)! Through a service called Doxy.me, you can meet with your doctor via telephone or video, from any location using your smart phone, laptop or other smart device. As well, Doxy.me offers a convenient option for those who are self-distancing due to coronavirus concerns.
Doxy.me is secure, encrypted, and HIPAA-compliant so your protected health information (PHI) will not be compromised.
Coronavirus Update – March 30, 2020
As a reminder, following these simple precautions can help protect you and those around you from spreading the coronavirus: wash your hands often, avoid touching your face, and practice social distancing.
The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19. California now has 4,643 confirmed cases. For more information on COVID-19 and California’s response visit the California Department of Public Health website at https://www.cdph.ca.gov/Programs/CID/DCDC/Pages/Immunization/ncov2019.aspx.
The entire News Release is available at the following link:
Is Graybill staying open?
Yes. With the exception of our Ramona Office, which is temporarily closed due to the current coronavirus situation, all Graybill Offices are remaining open. Some of our offices have temporarily changed their hours. Please check www.graybill.org for your office’s current hours.
I would rather not come to the office. Do you offer telehealth?
Yes! We are pleased to offer telehealth appointments through Doxy.me. Telehealth offers a convenient alternative to traditional in-person office visits, and allows you to visit your doctor from any location using your smartphone, Ipad, or other smart device. To schedule a telehealth appointment, call 866-228-2236 and let our Call Center Representative know that you prefer a telehealth appointment.
What should I do if I am infected or believe I am infected with COVID-19?
If you have traveled to an area affected by COVID-19 within the last 14 days or had close contact (within 6 feet/2 meters) with someone who has been laboratory confirmed to have COVID-19 and developed a fever and symptoms of respiratory illness, such as cough or shortness of breath, you should:
Flu shots are now available. An annual flu shot is your best protection against the flu. Health authorities recommend that most people aged six months and older be vaccinated against the flu. Do this as soon as possible because it takes about two weeks for your body to build up enough antibodies to fight the flu. To get your annual flu shot ask your Primary Care Physician or visit his or her office 9-11 a.m. and 2-4 p.m.