Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates

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Premier Medical Group is actively monitoring the 2019 novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19). Our team is closely following the guidance of the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and the World Health Organization (WHO).

We are focused on the health of our patients & staff and we have a strong plan in place to ensure that we are available to care for our patients.

We encourage patients experiencing symptoms (fever, new or increased cough, and new or increased shortness of breath) to contact their provider’s office before their scheduled appointments.


What is COVID-19?

COVID-19 is an abbreviation for “Coronavirus Disease 2019,” the official name for the disease that is causing the 2019 novel coronavirus outbreak. A “novel” coronavirus means it is new and has not been previously identified.


How is COVID-19 transmitted?

COVID-19 is highly contagious and easily spreads from person to person thru respiratory droplets produced when sneezing, coughing, or other respiratory secretions. These droplets can land in the mouths or noses of people who are nearby and possibly be inhaled into the lungs.


What are the symptoms caused by COVID-19?

People with COVID-19 have had a wide range of symptoms reported – ranging from mild symptoms to severe illness. Symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure to the virus. People with these symptoms may have COVID-19:

  • 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


Who is at risk for contracting the COVID-19 virus?

The risk of getting COVID-19 is evolving daily and varies between and within communities. Anyone who has been in contact with someone known to have COVID-19, is at risk for infection. Like other infectious respiratory diseases, the elderly, immune-compromised, or individuals with other chronic health conditions can be at higher risk for more severe illness.


What should I do if I think I am experiencing symptoms of COVID-19?

If you are experiencing symptoms of COVID-19 limit your interactions with others as much as possible. Stay home from work if you’re not feeling well. Then, call your provider’s office.  Medical staff will answer your questions and address your concerns.   Premier will also be offering patients the option to schedule a Telemedicine appointment.


What is Premier Medical Group doing to ensure a healthy and safe environment for patients and staff during the outbreak of COVID-19?

We have been working with local and state health departments and following the latest CDC guidelines to ensure a healthy and safe environment for patients and staff. 

Premier is also offering Telemedicine appointments for our patients so that they can have access to their providers from the comfort of their own home.  Please call your provider’s office for more information on Telemedicine.


How you can help prevent the spread of COVID-19

  • Clean your hands often, either with soap and water for 20 seconds or a hand sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol.
  • Proper hygiene, including coughing into a tissue or your elbow. Disinfection of surfaces with and commercially available disinfectant such as Lysol. Minimizing touching your face.
  • Avoiding contact with infected individuals.
  • Cover your mouth and nose with a mask when around others.


Where can I go for more information?

Premier Medical Group is keeping our community informed on our website: and on Facebook:

The CDC is also updating information on its website daily. Stay informed by visiting

For information regarding the COVID-19 Vaccine please visit: