Benwell Natural Health

Alternative Medicine & Integrated Wellness Counseling

Coronavirus

Due to the fast-spreading BA.5 sub-variant of Omicron we now ask that ALL individuals wear face masks when visiting our office. Thank you for your cooperation.

We have new practice guidelines and safety protocols to protect your health:

  • IF YOU HAVE A COUGH OR FEVER WAIT 2 WEEKS TO SCHEDULE YOUR APPOINTMENT;
  • Intake forms are now available online and must be completed online PRIOR to your appointment (a link will be emailed to you);
  • Masks or a cover over the nose and mouth are required AT ALL TIMES during your appointment;
  • A health screening and temperature check will be conducted at the time of your appointment;
  • Appointment availability will be limited to allow for thorough cleaning;
  • All services are appointment-only. All methods of payment are accepted.

All protocols are subject to change as needed. We are modifying our services for your health and safety. Services provided by our office are in line with guidelines from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), as well as state and local public health department directives and recommendations from the state boards governing our services.

The COVID-19 virus is causing serious, sometime deadly, health complications and we need to fully understand how different therapies will affect your health. We will be taking every safeguard to protect your health.

Please know that we are closely monitoring the ongoing situation with the coronavirus (COVID-19) and coronavirus related illnesses. It is important to remember that the more closely we interact with others, and the longer that interaction lasts, the higher the risk of COVID-19 spread. Please also remember that this situation is unprecedented and that THE PANDEMIC HAS NOT ENDED - COVID-19 TRANSMISSION IS STILL OCCURRING. It is critical to continue to practice social distancing, hand hygiene, and wearing a face covering in public.

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Symptoms

In most cases, symptoms appear 2-14 days after exposure and include fever, cough and shortness of breath. Some people may only experience mild symptoms, while others, especially older adults or persons with compromised immune systems, COVID-19 can be very serious, even resulting in death.

Anyone experiencing symptoms should isolate themselves from others to avoid infecting anyone else. Seek medical help, but be sure to alert the medical team of symptoms and the possibility that you’ve been infected (recent contact with someone else who has the virus or travel to an area where the virus is spreading). If you have a face mask, be sure to wear it to help prevent the spread of the virus.

Prevention

Everyone 16 or older who lives, works, or studies in New Jersey is now eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine.

The CDC continues to recommend the following to prevent the illness:

  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • When greeting someone, don’t shake hands or hug.
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If soap and water are not readily available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol. Always wash hands with soap and water if they are visibly dirty.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth.
  • Stay home when you are sick.
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash.
  • Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces using a regular household cleaning spray or wipe.

General immune system health also is very important in warding off the COVID-19 virus, as well as seasonal colds and the flu.


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in the Face of the COVID-19 Virus

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