SARS-CoV-2 is the virus that causes the disease COVID 19. A wide variety of symptoms have been reported for those who become infected with SARS-CoV-2. These symptoms can take 2-14 days to appear after exposure. Viral shedding can take place during the time there are no symptoms potentially infecting others. Symptoms may include:
Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
Repeated shaking with chills
New loss of taste or smell
Protecting yourself and your family:
Hand washing please view the CDC hand washing video:
Avoid close contact maintain at least a 6 feet distance
Cover your mouth and nose with a cloth face covering
Cover coughs and sneezes
Clean and disinfect frequently touched surfaces (tables, doorknobs, light switches, countertops, handles, desks, phones, keyboards, toilets, faucets, and sinks)
If you should have any questions about the above information, believe you have been exposed or are experiencing any of the above symptoms please Bethel Family Clinic at 543-3773 prior to coming to the clinic to avoid further spreading of the disease.
Attention, Bethel Family Clinic will be closing early today at 4pm. We are taking measures to prepare for flooding which will result in our computer system being down. We apologize for any inconvenience. We plan to have regular hours of operation next week!
Listen to Wellness Wednesday here: https://www.kyuk.org/programs/wellness-wednesday Crisis/ Emergency Resources: YKHC Crisis Response: 907-543-6499 or 1-844-543-6499 Tundra Women’s Coalition: 1-800-478-7799 National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255 Local Behavioral Health Resources: Bethel Family Clinic: 907-543-9860 YKHC Behavioral Health Outpatient: 907-543-6100 LKSD School Social Work Department: 907-545-4429 Tundra Women’s Coalition: 907-543-3444 Stress Management Apps: Insight timer app: https://insighttimer.com/ Calm app: https://www.calm.com/ Headspace: https://www.headspace.com/covid-19 There is hope. Here are a few Behavioral Health Tips for managing difficult times: 1. Create a schedule or routine 2. Connect with others 3. Get outside 4. Exercise 5. Meal plan 6. Play 7. Savor the quiet time 8. Stay informed, but avoid obsessing 9. Find gratitude 10. Breathe Top 5 ways to support loved ones who are struggling: 1. Listen. 2. Just be there. 3. Accept that you may not have the answer, offering compassion is often more helpful than advice. 4. If it feels more than you can handle, suggest outside support, counseling or community groups.