Oak Orthopedics Patient Recommendations - COVID-19

Oak Orthopedics Patient Recommendations for COVID-19 Virus Transmission Prevention: 


1. Stay Home - Outside ONLY for essential activities or exercise

2. Wash Your Hands - thoroughly and often with soap and water – 20 seconds, particularly after being with any other person

3. Maintain ‘Social Distancing’ - 6 feet separation, groups less than 3, conversations less than 10 minutes, avoid touching

4. Wear a Face Mask or Face Cover - if outside your home or with anyone who is ILL. View homemade face mask tutorial at: youtube.com/watch?v=ne3-HyGHTDw

5. Clean Shared Surfaces Often - with soap and water or household cleaning solutions

6. DO NOT Touch Your Face - with your hands

7. Avoid Public Travel - planes, cruise ships, road trips

8. Monitor Your Health for Signs of COVID-19 Viral Disease:

  • Temperature greater than 100 Degrees
  • New Dry Cough
  • Difficulty Breathing or Shortness of Breath
  • Fatigue
  • Loss of Taste or Smell

9. Isolate Yourself if You Are ILL - contact your physician - cover mouth/nose with coughing/sneezing into your bent elbow or tissue

10. Avoid CONTACT with ALL ILL Individuals – without masks/gloves

We ALL NEED to do these things TOGETHER to take control of this public health and economic crisis.