We hope you are all staying healthy and safe as we navigate our way through these unprecedented times. The COVID-19 pandemic has presented a number of serious challenges to us all, especially here in the Vail Valley, where the outbreak has been particularly severe. The health and safety of our patients is of the utmost importance to The Steadman Clinic.
To aid in the effort to keep you safe, in partnership with modmed®Telehealth, The Steadman Clinic is now offering synchronous audio and visual telemedicine visits for our patients. It will allow care providers to remotely evaluate patients, reducing the risk of disease transmission while delivering essential care.
Patients can download Modernizing Medicine’s PocketPatient™ app on most iPhone (iOS12 and above) and Android devices (v. 7.0 and above).
We are still seeing patients, as needed, in the clinic. If you require a surgery or procedure that has been deemed necessary, or you have an upcoming appointment, know that our partners at Vail Health have done exemplary work to ensure the safety of patients, staff and visitors to our facility through careful advanced planning and the establishment of a community-wide task force prior to the pandemic. This careful planning and ongoing precautionary steps have allowed the hospital to continue to provide care for those most in need.
The Steadman Clinic has also practiced stringent infection-prevention protocols to help keep everyone safe and healthy. If you have a question about an upcoming appointment, please contact us at 970-476-1100.
Thank you for your patience and understanding. We will post updates here on our website and on social media @SteadmanClinic.
For official COVID-19 Eagle County resources, please visit ecemergency.org or call the Colorado Health Emergency Line (CO-Help) at 1-877-462-2911. Additional helpful online resources are available from the CDC.
Below, please find further information on the steps we are taking to help keep you safe:
When you call to schedule an appointment:
If you have an appointment or are looking to schedule an appointment, we ask the following:
- If you are currently experiencing any upper respiratory symptoms (fever, cough, shortness of breath), we ask that you reschedule your appointment 72 hours after you have been symptom free.
- If you have traveled to any of the following countries in the last 14 days (China, Japan, Italy, Iran, South Korea, Europe, UK and Ireland), we ask that you schedule your appointment for at least 72 hours after you are symptom free and at least 14 days after traveling to the above listed countries.
Entering the facility:
When you are checking in for your appointment, our patient representatives will be asking the following questions each time you arrive at our locations:
- Do you have any respiratory symptoms: fever, cough, shortness of breath?
- Have you traveled internationally in the last 14 days?
- For the Vail office in Vail Health: Currently one visitor per person will be allowed inside Vail Health Hospital and The Steadman Clinic. Visitors must be checked in at the Main Entrance of the hospital and will be issued a mask. All patients and visitors must wear a mask at all times while inside Vail Health and The Steadman Clinic.
At the office:
We are taking precautions to assure equipment and surfaces are thoroughly wiped down with a multi-purpose cleaner and high-grade disinfectant throughout the day and at the end of each day.
What you can do:
You can help prevent the spread of coronavirus by following some basic practices: wash your hands often with soap and water (20-30 seconds), use hand sanitizer as a substitute; avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth; cough or sneeze into your arm/elbow and/or please cover your nose/mouth with a tissue (dispose in the covered trash bin); frequently clean and disinfect surfaces and objects.
It’s clear that the coronavirus has deeply impacted our community. On behalf of every member of The Steadman Clinic team, please be assured that we are focused on your health and well-being every day. Together, we can get through these challenging times.