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Coronavirus 2019: What you should know

Please refer to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) or Oklahoma State Department of Health websites for the most up-to-date information.

Oklahoma Heart Hospital is closely monitoring the coronavirus outbreak, known as COVID-19. Oklahoma Heart Hospital regularly treats patients with infectious diseases, and our physicians, nurses, and clinical staff are highly trained in infection prevention protocols. Specific to COVID-19, we are following the procedures outlined by the CDC and state and federal healthcare authorities.

Visitor Changes Effective February 24th, 2022

Hospital Procedures and Stays:

Visitors will be required to wear a mask at all times. Patients will also be required to wear a mask during their hospital stay. Masks will be available at hospital entrances.

Visitors are not permitted for patients in isolation receiving care for COVID-19.

Hospital and clinic visitors must meet the following criteria:

  • Visitors will be required to wear a mask at all times
  • Must not have been exposed to COVID-19 in the last 14 days
  • Must not have a pending COVID-19 test
  • If they have been tested in the last 10 days for COVID-19, they must have tested negative

 

 

Mask Donations

Our community is amazing! We are heartened by those people getting their sewing machines humming to make masks for our team. If you have masks to deliver to us – please drop them off at Oklahoma Heart Hospital located at 4050 W. Memorial Drive or 5200 East I-240 Service Road between 9am – 4pm (please don’t call as our phone lines are very busy). Our valet attendants are outside the hospital happy to take your gift. Thank you - we really need them and appreciate your support!

About COVID-19

Know the symptoms

  • Patients with COVID-19 have had symptons similar to the flu, such as:
    • Fever
    • Cough
    • Shortness of breath

Know how to protect yourself and others

Take these precautions to prevent the spread of germs:

  • Perform frequent hand hygiene by washing with soap and warm water for at least 20 seconds or use hand sanitizers
  • Regularly use alcohol-based hand sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol
  • Keep areas clean and disinfected, especially surfaces or items that are touched frequently, like your cell phone or tablet
  • If you're sick, stay home, except to get medical care
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, your sleeve or elbow
  • Avoid shaking hands
  • Tell a nurse or physician if you’ve traveled to one of the communities where the virus has spread, such as China, South Korea, Japan, Italy, or Iran; or here in the states of California, Oregon, or Washington State

Know how to get more information

Visit the CDC's website to learn:

  • How COVID-19 is spread
  • Who is most at risk
  • Global and national locations with cases of COVID-19

Oklahoma State Health Department: