Respiratory Clinic Open 8 am-5 pm, Monday-Friday
Henry Community Health has set up a Respiratory Clinic on the upper level of New Castle Clinic, 1007 N. 16th St.
CALL AHEAD – 599.3443
Patients will be given an appointment time and directed to the tent that has been set up outside for screening patients with respiratory symptoms. They will be screened while they remain in their vehicles. Patients must call ahead for an appointment time by calling 599.3443. If you come without an appointment, you will be asked to pull out of line and call for an appointment. It is imperative patients call before coming to the new Respiratory Clinic.
This clinic is open from 8 am to 5 pm, Monday-Friday.
Patients may be tested for flu and strep based upon their symptoms and results will be given. The healthcare provider may electronically prescribe any medications if needed. Patients are given medical advice and urged to stay home and treat their symptoms when appropriate.
If the healthcare team determines through the screening you are too ill to be sent home, they will direct you to be seen for treatment. The provider will make the determination on what follow up care you need.
AT HOME SYMPTOMS WORSENING
If symptoms should worsen while treating them at home and you no longer feel like you can manage your symptoms there, patients with respiratory illness are asked to call the Respiratory Clinic again at 599.3443 and to relay this updated information. The care team will instruct you where to go for treatment.
Adults 18+ will be screened at the Respiratory Clinic, which is open 8 am-5 pm, Monday-Friday. Those under 18 should call Pediatrics at New Castle Family & Internal Medicine at Northfield Park, 599.3100, between 8 am and 5 pm for an appointment at the Respiratory Clinic.
Again, please call ahead – 599.3443.
LIFE THREATENING SYMPTOMS
If you are experiencing life threatening symptoms, call 911. Tell them if it is due to respiratory distress so the EMTs may take the proper protective measures.
TAKING CARE AS A COMMUNITY
Please continue physical distancing and washing your hands. Henry Community Health continues to diligently monitor the situation to ensure they are protecting their patients, their care team members and the communities they serve. HCH continues to closely monitor the CDC and Indiana State Department of Health guidelines as well as Indiana Hospital recommendations and the actions taken by other healthcare leaders across the state.