February 07, 2020
How is Southern Hills Hospital helping my family against novel coronavirus?
The safety of our patients, families, visitors, and employees is our top priority at Southern Hills Hospital and Medical Center. As part of HCA Healthcare, which is working in tandem with the CDC on proactive preparedness precautions, we are receiving regular updates and guidance.
You're probably familiar with seasonal screening of patients for fever, flu-like symptoms and travel. As a precautionary measure against the novel coronavirus, we are providing this HEALTH ALERT to protect everyone at Southern Hills Hospital.
If you have:
- Been to China in the 14 days before you got sick
- A fever and
- Cough or shortness of breath
Stay home and call the Southern Nevada Health District. They will provide you with guidance on what to do.
If you're at the hospital:
- Tell hospital staff NOW
- And put on a MASK
Important: Let us know if you have been in close contact with someone who is under investigation for coronavirus infection and you have a fever or symptoms of respiratory illness.
Frequently Asked Questions and Answers about Coronavirus - CDC FAQs page