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COVID-19 Online Risk Assessment Available

Concerned you may have Coronavirus (COVID-19)? Take our free risk screening for care recommendations. We're also happy to offer guidance on public health and other community safety recommendations related to COVID-19.

Is it safe to fly?

Air travel may be 'taking off' again, but many travelers remain concerned about safety. If you're planning to board a plane soon, here's advice from BJC’s chief clinical officer on how to stay safe in the sky.

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What types of masks to avoid

Masks with plastic valves in the middle do not provide adequate protection against the spread of COVID-19. These types of masks include some N95 masks and many commercially produced face coverings.

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BE FAST when Seeking Stroke Care

The COVID-19 pandemic may have paused our lives, but with stroke, you can’t pause. You have to be fast, call 911 and get to a hospital. Our Stroke Centers are taking extra safety precautions to care for you.

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Why Social Distancing is Important During COVID-19

Social distancing is the best and most effective way to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Dr. Alexis Elward, infectious diseases specialist at St. Louis Children's Hospital, explains what precautions you and your family should be observing.

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How to Wash Your Hands

Washing hands with soap and water or using hand sanitizer is one of the best ways to protect yourself against COVID-19 (coronavirus). Dr. Hilary Babcock, one of our infectious disease experts, gives instructions on how to properly wash your hands to reduce your risk of infection.

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COVID-19 & Children: Learn the facts

Dr. Hilary Babcock, an Infectious Disease Specialist, discusses important facts about the disease that parents should know. Also, she offers strategies for keeping your family safe.

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BJC Visitor Policy

To ensure the safety of our patients, visitors and staff, BJC HealthCare has a limited visitor policy in place. These restrictions are not related to local community stay-home ordinances. BJC hospitals and health service organizations are limiting visitors due to the COVID-19 outbreak in the community, which is expected to continue over the coming months. Our restrictions are designed to protect patients, their families, and our staff and providers by further limiting the risk of exposure.

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Emergency Department: Visitor Information

After careful consideration and with guidance from the CDC and national medical authorities, we’ve made the difficult decision to allow only one visitor per patient for the safety of the patients we serve, and our caregivers.

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Online appointment scheduling and video visits from your mobile device.

Schedule annual visits and screenings for you and your family.

When you come to a BJC HealthCare facility, don't forget your mask

Patients, visitors and staff are now required to wear face masks at BJC HealthCare facilities.