Take Care of yourself
COVID 19 Information
We are concerned about your health.
Do you have symptoms of COVID 19? Please help to reduce spread in our community by getting tested. We offer free testing kits. Please wear a mask when coming to pick them up
Under the advice of Public Health we are doing active screening for Covid-19. Please complete the following self assessment and let us know if you have answered yes to any of the questions. https://www.ontario.ca/self-assessment/
Most common symptoms of Covid-19:
loss of taste or smell
Other symptoms may include:
aches and pains
a rash on skin, or discolouration of fingers or toes
red or irritated eyes
difficulty breathing or shortness of breath
loss of speech or mobility, or confusion
Seek immediate medical attention if you have serious symptoms. Always call before visiting your doctor or health facility.
If you need health advice or think your condition could be managed without a visit please send a detailed email to us and we will do our best to respond. Be sure to include all your symptoms. For each symptoms please outline how long it has been going on. What makes it worse, what makes it better. What treatments you have tried. A Reminder - email is not a secure method for transmitting health information. You do so at your own risk.
Instructions for Appointments.
If you have any respiratory symptoms, sore throat, feel unwell or have a fever:
PLEASE WEAR A MASK AT ALL TIMES WHILE IN THE OFFICE (INCLUDING IF YOU ARE IN THE ROOM BY YOURSELF).
Refills of medications
Please request that your pharmacy fax us for any refills and we will be happy to do it by fax. (try to do it at least 2 weeks in advance). Pharmacists can give you an emergency refill without authorization from me up to 30 days.
All controlled substances: narcotics, benzodiazepines and ADHD medications have to be refilled in person.
Please don't shake hands.
Do this Thai Greeting instead! When I was in Thailand it was a very friendly way to greet people and it is definitely more hygienic than a handshake.
sah wah dee khrap
The best way to protect yourself and your loved ones and family during the pandemic is to stay home when sick, wear your mask when around anyone outside of your household, and get VACCINATED.
If you have a fever Or flu like symptoms including cough, runny nose, muscle or body aches, sore throat or headaches do not go to public spaces.
When you're out and about:
• Wear your mask at all times when indoors
• Don’t touch your face or nose, avoid shaking hands
• practice proper hygiene
• use alcohol hand sanitizer frequently
Proper hygiene can help reduce the risk of infection or spreading infection to others:
• wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds, especially after using the washroom and when preparing food. Wash your hands when returning to your car from a store and when you return home.
o use alcohol-based hand sanitizer if soap and water are not available
• when coughing or sneezing:
o cough or sneeze into a tissue or the bend of your arm, not your hand
o dispose of any tissues you have used as soon as possible in a lined waste basket and wash your hands afterwards
• avoid touching your eyes, nose, or mouth with unwashed hands. This means do not touch your face if you are out and about.
• clean the following high-touch surfaces frequently with regular household cleaners (eg lysol wipes) or diluted bleach (1 part bleach to 9 parts water):
o door handles
o television remotes
When meeting other people at an event or at work
• discourage attendees from sharing food or drinks
• increase social distance between others (ideally to 6 feet- 2 metres)
Stay healthy! Don't stress - go for walks outside there are lots of trails. You are unlikely to get it walking in nature.
3498 Shadow Creek Rd
Monday - Friday:
9-12 and 1-5
Dr. Jeff Pitcher
Our office is open Monday to Friday 9-5 with lunch from 12-1pm.
Dr Pitcher is in the office on Tuesdays and Wednesdays.
Feel free to contact via email or telephone.