COVID-19 Policies

COVID-19 Policies

Mansilla Medical is committed to your health and safety. Working together, we can slow the spread of Covid-19. For your health and safety, and in accordance with the regulations of Virginia, Mansilla Medical requires that all entering the building wear a face mask to reduce the risk of transmission.

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People with underlying health conditions, such as heart or lung disease, are at an increased risk for developing complications from Covid-19.

These conditions include type 2 diabetes, severe obesity, chronic kidney or liver disease, a weakened immune system, and serious heart conditions. High blood pressure and type 1 diabetes may increase your risk of serious COVID-19 symptoms. While people of every age can contract COVID-19, those most commonly affected are middle-aged and older adults. In the US, the largest risks for complications is in those who are aged 65 or older.

For the most up to date information regarding Covid-19, we recommend the Virginia Department of Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

People with underlying health conditions, such as heart or lung disease, are at an increased risk for developing complications from Covid-19.

These conditions include type 2 diabetes, severe obesity, chronic kidney or liver disease, a weakened immune system, and serious heart conditions. High blood pressure and type 1 diabetes may increase your risk of serious COVID-19 symptoms. While people of every age can contract COVID-19, those most commonly affected are middle-aged and older adults. In the US, the largest risks for complications is in those who are aged 65 or older.

For the most up to date information regarding Covid-19, we recommend the Virginia Department of Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Symptoms

Coronavirus

Coronavirus

The symptoms for Covid-19 may appear 2-14 days after exposure to the virus and include:

  • Fever or Chills
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
  • Fatigue
  • Muscle or Body Aches
  • Headache
  • New loss of taste or smell
  • Sore Throat
  • Congestion or Runny Nose
  • Nausea or Vomiting
  • Diarrhea
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Covid-19

Reduce The Spread

Reduce The Spread

To Reduce Your Risk of Contracting Covid-19, make sure you do the following:

  • Avoid large events and mass gatherings.
  • Practice social distancing by avoiding close contact with others.
  • Avoid anyone who is sick.
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds or use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol.
  • Cover your nose and mouth with a face mask when in public spaces.
  • Clean and disinfect high-touch surfaces, such as doorknobs, light switches, electronics, and counters, daily.
  • In addition to these precautions, use best practices to maintain your immune system and overall health—such as continuing to take whatever prescriptions have been prescribed to you, getting enough sleep, eating a balanced diet, and drinking enough water.