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COVID-19 Update

Due to interest in the COVID-19 vaccines, we are experiencing an extremely high call volume. Please understand that our phone lines must be clear for urgent medical care needs. We are unable to accept phone calls to schedule COVID-19 vaccinations at this time. When this changes, we will update this website. Our vaccine supply remains limited. Read all COVID-19 Vaccine Information.

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At Home After Surgery

What do I need to do when I go home from the hospital?

  • Make sure you understand the instructions that your doctor or nurse will give you about taking care of your wound or any new medications you may need to take.
  • Always clean your hands before and after caring for your wound.
  • Make sure you know who to contact if you have questions or problems after you get home.
  • If you have any symptoms of infection, call your doctor immediately. Signs of infection are:
    • Redness or pain at the surgery site 
    • Drainage at the surgery site 
    • Fever

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