When To Isolate?

How to know when you need to completely ISOLATE. First, a reminder about the term “CCP” (Read more...Consensually Consistent Pod).  A CCP is a small group of people (generally those you live with) who have all agreed to maintain strict physical distance from all others and will exercise extra careful personal hygiene.  How we can each do our part to minimize the spread of CoVid-19 is to know WHEN we need to lock the CCP down and totally ISOLATE from...

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IMMIGRATION PHYSICALS

We have resumed seeing ONLY local Redding residents for Immigration physicals at this time. Please sign in online and wait until you are requested to come in to our office. Thank you so much for your understanding during this pandemic.

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CoVid-19 Update March 30

Update for the week of March 30 This is a pivotal week for the USA. We will be tested on our unified cooperation this week. The current number of positive CoVid-19 Cases today in the USA is over 157,000.   Please Take This Seriously! If the exponential growth continues, we could be at 1 million in eight days.   We have no way of knowing who has been infected, who is asymptomatic and inadvertently spreading it locally.  We have a chance to keep...

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Covid-19 Testing Guidelines

Who Gets Tested Now? After You've Been Tested After you’ve been tested for Influenza or Covid-19 (Coronavirus). These are both highly contagious viral illnesses and you must understand your responsibility to yourself, house mates (CCP- Consensually Consistent Pod) and your community. Until you get your test results back, assume you have the viral illness.DO NOT TRAVELPut yourself into quarantine for 14 days or until you get a negative result. Until you get a negative test, or if POSITIVE for either...

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Clinic Use UPDATE!

We, at Hilltop Medical Clinics, are remaining open to help serve your medical care needs. In order for us to continue to do so, and in order to keep you and our staff as safe as possible, we ask you to follow these new guidelines until we state otherwise. NOW MANDATORY! REGISTER ONLINE FOR ALL CLINIC OR TELEMEDICINE VISITSALL PATIENTS MUST CALL CLINIC ONCE REGISTERED FOR VISIT!You will be assessed for the possibility of a TELEMEDICINE visit.If you need medical...

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Pod Power Part 4

POD POWER - Part 4 What we are re-learning through this Pandemic. Covid-19 VS Influenza According to annual reports, the influenza virus causes 3–5 million severe cases which result in 250,000 to 350,000 deaths worldwide. Vaccination is the most important preventive strategy against influenza, with the crucial expected outcome being antibody production, although it is still not sufficiently effective to reduce the morbidity and mortality associated with influenza in humans. [i] “What we are doing with the Coronavirus pandemic, we...

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Pod Power Part 3

POD POWER - part 3 Safety Measures Necessary to reduce risk of Viral Illness Spread Social Distancing with emphasis on CCP (See parts 1 & 2)Practice 20/20. Every 20 minutes drink warm fluids (hot water with fresh lemon is a great option)Wash your hands for 20 seconds with soap and water.  If soap and water is not available, hand wipes with 70% alcohol next best option)Cover coughs and sneeze,Cover your mouth and nose with a tissue when you cough or sneeze...

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Pod Power Part 2

POD POWER - part 2 Why flattening the curve is CRITICALLY IMPORTANT! From a community health perspective, this is critical!  Our local hospitals have capacity for approximately 60 critically ill patients on ventilators at once, and in a city of 100,000 people, if we have more than 60 people becoming critically ill at once, we’re in trouble.  If we don’t flatten the curve, this can easily happen in a day. Additionally, any other reason for need of critical care (auto...

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Pod Power Part 1

POD POWER - part 1 I will start with the good news.  Community spread of viral illness can be slowed and minimized.  And we have the knowledge and tools to accomplish this.  If… and this is a huge IF… we are willing to do the work. Social Distancing has Failed We have never heard this phrasing before and many have been confused by it.  It didn’t sound too serious. After being been told to “socially distance” we continued to place...

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Local Telemedicine Services

Hilltop Medical Clinic “Adapting to Rapidly Changing Health Care Climate” Staying Ahead of The Curve - Offering "Local Telemedicine Services" Redding, Ca— Today, Hilltop Medical Clinic announced immediate availability of Telemedicine enabling those who might be infectious, as well as at personal risk, to seek excellent medical care from the comfort and safety of their homes by someone you know is close by to follow up directly. Please Sign in online @ HilltopMedicalClinic.com for a Telemedicine Visit. If unsure a...

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