COVID-19

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Innovating to Keep You Safe: Robotic Disinfection of Patient Care Areas

Beyond the rigorous cleaning and disinfecting processes that were established at the onset of the pandemic and continue today, Tower Health has taken disinfection one step further with the purchase of UVC Disinfection Robots for each of its seven hospitals.

It Is Safe to Have a Surgical Procedure While COVID-19 Is Still in the Community

As Tower Health adapts to the ever-changing healthcare environment brought on by COVID-19, one thing has remained the same – the safety of our patients is our top priority. While some patients are choosing to postpone or forego necessary surgical procedures, Tower Health wants to remind the public that doing so may be more detrimental to your health.

Keeping Children Healthy During the COVID-19 Pandemic

While we remain diligent in the prevention and spread of COVID-19, it is also critical that children attend their routine wellness appointments. During the outbreak of COVID-19 in the United States, the American Academy of Pediatrics reported a significant decline in children getting the recommended routine vaccinations. These vaccines help protect against preventable, but serious, conditions such as measles, whooping cough, diphtheria, pertussis, and others.

Resuming Elective Procedures: Mammography

Delaying the care that you need could be harmful. That’s why Tower Health has developed a carefully designed plan for reopening and resuming elective surgeries and procedures. This plan was created to ensure that we can continue to care for our patients in the safest way possible.

Telehealth Services: New, Convenient Ways to Receive the Care You Need, When You Need It

Tower Health is working hard to continue providing care for our patients in the safest way possible. We have made many changes to our operations, policies, and procedures to follow the latest guidance from federal and state health authorities. One such change includes introducing virtual options for a variety of services including follow-up care, urgent care, and select new patient appointments.

Understanding Colorectal Cancer

Prevention and early detection are key in the battle against colorectal cancer. To help prevent colon cancer, individuals should focus on healthy lifestyle changes such as limiting processed foods and red meat, incorporating exercise into their daily routine, maintaining a healthy weight, avoiding tobacco smoking, and minimizing alcohol intake.