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COVID-19: Stay Informed
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COVID-19: Stay Informed

The coronavirus presents a rapidly changing situation and Floyd is following Georgia Department of Public Health and CDC screening protocols along with infection control best practices to keep our staff and patients safe.

It is important to stay up-to-date and proactive to prevent the spread of any infectious respiratory illness.
Read Floyd’s latest news update.​

Common Questions

​We have answered the most common questions being asked by our patients and community about COVID-19 and Floyd.

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Prevent the Spread of Illness

Floyd encourages everyone to use appropriate prevention methods, including:

  • Wash hands with soap and water frequently

  • Avoid touching your face (mouth, nose, eyes)

  • Stay home when you are sick until the illness is resolved

  • Cover coughs and sneezes and washing hands afterward

  • Wipe down frequently touched surface, including cell phones, door knobs, light switches,

  • Stay five to six feet away from others who are coughing or ill

If You Have Symptoms

  • Call your doctor if you have symptoms like cough, fever, or difficulty breathing, AND have been in close contact with a person known to have COVID-19, or if you live in or have recently traveled from an area with ongoing spread of COVID-19.

  • If you are in respiratory distress call 911 right away.

  • Stay home when sick except to get medical care.

  • Consistently practice personal hygiene habits listed above.

  • Stay informed. Information is changing frequently.

Important Resources

It is important to rely on accurate sources of news and information about COVID-19.  Below are recommended sources that are providing up-to-date information for both the community and health care professionals.