EL SEGUNDO, Calif. – March 24, 2020 – Exer Urgent Care Centers today issued updated guidance for all 16 centers in Los Angeles County to increase patient safeguards, to the greatest extent possible, against COVID-19.
“We all have a role to play in keeping our hospitals and emergency rooms freed up to serve patients with life-threatening issues, but not at the expense of addressing other important health issues,” said Dr. Brian Wilbur, Chief Medical Officer with Exer Urgent Care. “We have heard from many consumers that they are putting off addressing non-COVID-19 related health issues for fear of becoming infected by the virus. We felt like it was important to share the increased measures we are taking to ensure the health and wellbeing of all patients.”
- Tripling disinfectant cleaning efforts
- Removing all furniture and reading materials from lobbies
- Moving patient screening to directly outside each location, even facilitating in-car registration
- Requesting patients sanitize their hands prior to registration
- Welcoming patients directly into an examination room or asking them to wait in their car until called
Dr. Wilbur reiterated that washing hands, social distancing and placing a priority on staying in good physical shape through diet, sleep and exercise are the best defense against becoming infected.
The company has 16 locations across Southern California including: Culver City, Camarillo, West Hills, Rolling Hills Estates, Westwood, La Cañada Flintridge, Pasadena, Canyon Country, Westlake Village, Manhattan Beach, Redondo Beach, Calabasas, Newbury Park, Northridge, Sherman Oaks and Stevenson Ranch. Each center is open seven days-a-week from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. with little-to-no waiting and last patients are registered daily at 8:30 p.m. Exer accepts most PPOs, most HMOs, Medicare and offers affordable payment options for those with minimal or no health insurance. Exer encourages patients to call one of the 16 locations prior to arrival to determine the best next steps.
For more information about Exer Urgent Care visit www.ExerUrgentCare.com and follow @ExerUrgentCare on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook.
ABOUT EXER URGENT CARE:
With 16 Southern California locations, Exer Urgent Care is staffed with ER doctors who provide premier medical services in a clean, convenient, high-quality and affordable urgent care environment to a growing number of communities throughout Southern California. With on-site pharmacy, lab, x-ray and more Exer can treat 80 percent of the cases seen in an ER for a fraction of the cost. For more information on Exer Urgent Care, visit ExerUrgentCare.com.
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