Covid-19 Updates

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    Your Safety Comes First.

    COVID-19

    Considering the crisis of recent events, Larkin Health System has prioritized your health and safety every day, taking several steps to ensure that our hospitals are up to standards and safe for our patients and staff.

    DURING YOUR STAY

    Entry Screening

    Visitors who enter the hospital must show identification at reception and will be temperature screened before entering the facility. The safety of our patients is key at all times during their stay with us.

    Mask Use

    Masks have been proven to help decrease the spread of COVID-19. To help protect yourself and those around you, masks must be worn at all times during your stay. Upon entry, we will be providing masks to all patients and staff.

    Social Distancing

    To help keep you and those around you safe, Larkin Health Systems has implemented measures toward physical distancing, including 6 feet apart seating, elevator spacing, and guided signs on the floor.

    Preventive Measures

    • Wear a mask.
    • Practice physical distancing.
    • Clean your hands often.
    • Get Vaccinated.
    • Monitor your health daily.

     

    Symptoms

    • Fever or chills
    • Cough
    • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
    • Fatigue
    • Muscle or body aches
    • Headache
    • New loss of taste or smell
    • Sore throat
    • Congestion or runny nose
    • Nausea or vomiting
    • Diarrhea

    Quarantine

    If you were exposed to someone who tested positive for COVID-19.

    Isolate

    If you are sick or have tested positive
    for COVID-19.

    Treatments & Services

    Not sure if you have COVID?

    COVID-19 Vaccines

    Approved or Authorized Vaccines

    Pfizer-BioNTech
    Moderna (COVID-19 mRNA vaccine)

    COVID-19 Testing

    Viral Tests

    Laboratory Test - RT-PCR
    Rapid Test - Antigen / NAAT

    Monoclonal Antibody Therapy

    Monoclonal therapy consist of antibodies that are created like a prescription to assist your body with battling the virus. In 2020, the FDA authorized to allow monoclonal antibodies as a treatment choice for COVID-19.
     

    Are you immunocompromised? Are you a transplant recipient or currently undergoing chemotherapy treatment?

    Larkin Community Hospital has the necessary tools and information related to this new medicinal option.

    EVUSHELD

    For more information about our availability or any other doubts about Evusheld treatment contact us at 305-824-4761 or visit our Larkin Hospital Emergency Department

    For More Information

    Just give us a call at 305-284-7500 or click the button below.