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Monday, 6 April 2020

Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

As we now enter the second month of the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), we want to keep you up-to-date on the situation and offer helpful advice and encouragement. Each week we will share a video from one of our physicians to keep you in the know and equipped with the latest information.

It is important not to forget the importance of maintaining the strength of our immune system in order to fight this virus. Make sure to take antioxidants, especially Vitamins A, C, and D.

Also, make sure you are. getting enough sleep. Try to avoid staying up late. Turn off the television and read a good book instead. Consider going to bed earlier and getting 7 to 8 hours. of good sleep.

Please continue to follow the CDC guidelines to protect yourself and others. Wash your hands frequently, keep social distancing and sheltering in place as you can. Especially during this week of Passover and Easter.

While we are still unable to see patients in-office while “stay home” recommendations are in order, our doctors and staff are available for phone calls, emails, and TELEmedicine appointments. Please call the office at (949)566-8179

We wish you a Happy Passover and Blessed Easter. May you continue to stay healthy, safe, and protected.

Dr. L. Richard Van Meter, MD, FCCP
Private Physicians Medical Association (PPMA)

Remember to get current, accurate information about COVID-19 from reputable sources, such as:
· CDC: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-nCoV/index.html
· WHO: https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019
· Hoag Hospital, Orange County, CA): https://covid19.hoag.org/