News from INTEGRIS

 

April 6, 2020
INTEGRIS ER Nurse Stands Ready for COVID-19 Surge
Krystian Richardson, Clinical Nurse Manager of the INTEGRIS Baptist Medical Center Emergency Department says contrary to what people may think, their emergency room is no longer flooded with patients worried about COVID-19.

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April 3, 2020
INTEGRIS Providers Offering New Telehealth Options Now
INTEGRIS Medical Group providers, including primary care, behavioralists and specialists, are offering video and telephone visits to new and existing patients.

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April 2, 2020
INTEGRIS Provides Face-Shields to Caregivers
COVID-19 is primarily transmitted by droplets in the air. When used appropriately, face-shields can prevent these droplets from reaching a person’s face. 

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April 1, 2020
ER Expansion at INTEGRIS Baptist Medical Center
As part of ongoing preparations for the COVID-19 pandemic, we have expanded our emergency room and triage areas at INTEGRIS Baptist Medical Center.

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April 1, 2020
An INTEGRIS Pulmonary and Critical Care Physician Discusses COVID-19
Meet David Boggs, M.D., a pulmonary and critical care physician at INTEGRIS Baptist Medical Center. Working in an intensive care unit dedicated for respiratory illness, he is quite literally on the frontlines of the COVID-19 crisis.

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March 25, 2020
Metro-Area Hospitals Welcome Supply Donations
With the pandemic of COVID-19 (Coronavirus), health care systems worldwide are experiencing short supply of many commonly used items. Metro-area hospitals have taken numerous steps in preparation for the arrival of the virus in the Oklahoma City metro area and have outlined procedures for their staffs to keep themselves and patients safe while still conserving much-needed supplies.

Hand-Sewn Face Masks

Want to make and donate hand-sewn masks? 

Instructions for Accordion-Style Mask:  https://buttoncounter.com/2018/01/14/facemask-a-picture-tutorial/
For use: Homemade cloth simple masks can be donated through Volunteer Services and they will be laundered and available to patients at points of entry if clinically indicated.

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March 24, 2020
Additional Medical Supply Donation Drop-Offs
We want to thank the community for its overwhelming response to our call for donated items. In true Oklahoma fashion, many of you came to our aid with a variety of different supplies. We wholeheartedly appreciate your generosity in this unprecedented time.

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March 20, 2020
How We Can Curb the Coronavirus Crisis
INTEGRIS Leadership held a press conference earlier this week on the INTEGRIS Baptist Medical Center campus to provide the latest and most accurate info on COVID-19 to the citizens of Oklahoma City.

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March 19, 2020
Staffing Needs During COVID-19 Pandemic
As our community continues to navigate the COVID-19 public health crisis, INTEGRIS Health is preparing for increased staffing needs.

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March 19, 2020
Oklahoma City and Norman Hospitals Postpone Elective, Non-Urgent Surgeries and Procedures

As we continue working together to safeguard Oklahoma’s health care workers, patients and community from the spread of COVID-19, five hospitals in the greater Oklahoma City metro area have decided to postpone elective, non-urgent surgical procedures.

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How You Can Help

As our community rallies to help those impacted by COVID-19, we continue to hear from those who want to make a positive difference locally. We have three ways you can make an immediate difference.