Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates
TPMG is monitoring developments related to the coronavirus (COVID-19) both with respect to our patients and our employees. We are closely following guidelines from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and the World Health Organization (WHO) and have been in regular contact with the Virginia Department of Health (VDH).
Updates related to TPMG medical office operating hours will be provided on this page during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The health and safety of our patients and our employees is our top priority.
If you are feeling symptoms related to Coronavirus, please call your Primary Care Provider.
– Muscle pain
– Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
– Sore Throat
– Repeated shaking with chills
– Congestion or runny nose
– Nausea or vomiting
– New loss of taste or smell
This is not an inclusive list and you may experience some symptoms and not others.
Your Primary Care Provider and the staff will work with you to determine your next steps. Your doctor has a protocol to work with the local health department to determine testing and additional care.
Seek immediate medical attention if you are experiencing:
– Trouble breathing
– Persistent pain or pressure in the chest
– New confusion or inability to wake or stay awake
– Bluish lips or face
Call 911 or call ahead to your local emergency facility: Notify the operator that you are in need of care for someone who has or may have COVID-19.
The difference between influenza and COVID-19, according to the CDC:
While influenza and COVID-19 are both contagious respiratory illnesses, they are caused by different viruses:
– COVID-19 is caused by an infection called SARS-CoV-2, a new coronavirus.
– Influenza is cause by infections of influenza viruses.
While the two viruses have similar symptoms, it may be difficult to determine the difference between the two, based on symptoms alone. Testing may be needed to confirm a diagnosis. This page compares the two viruses and offers the most accurate available information
For more information on symptoms of Coronavirus, visit the CDC website here.
Patient Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ’s)
See Frequently Asked Questions here.
Telemedicine Now Available
Learn more virtual telemedicine visits with TPMG providers here.
In-Person Office Visits
For more information about in-person office visits and the safety precautions being taken by TPMG offices, click here. In response to the current COVID-19 situation, we require all patients age 3 year and older to come to TPMG offices in a mask.
TPMG After Hours Care Clinic Telemedicine Visits
TPMG After Hours Care Clinic is offering Telemedicine visits. For more information, click here.
*Please note, TPMG After Hours Care Clinic remains closed at this time for in-person visits for the safety of our patients and staff.