COVID-19 WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

Highland Medical, PC, follows the most up-to-date infection prevention protocols and screening procedures in place for COVID-19 to minimize potential exposure to our staff and patients. All patients and staff are required to wear a mask in Highland Medical offices.

If you are exhibiting symptoms of COVID-19 and would like to speak with your physician, telemedicine appointments are available. If you have a scheduled in person appointment and start to develop symptoms prior to your visit, we can arrange for a televisit instead.

VACCINES:
Highland Medical is not currently administering or scheduling appointments for COVID vaccines or boosters.

New Yorkers can also call the New York State Vaccination Hotline at 1-833-NYS-4VAX (833-697-4829) for more information.

To determine eligibility and schedule appointments, please visit COVID-19 Vaccine | COVID-19 Vaccine (ny.gov)

Why Should You Get Vaccinated?
It is safe and effective.

It can protect you from contracting COVID-19 or lessen your chances of becoming seriously ill or hospitalized. You can also protect at risk family members and those in your community.

  • it is important! …Along with wearing a mask and staying socially distant!

What to Know About the COVID-19 Vaccine
Visit the CDC’s FAQ as well as its page on Facts about COVID-19 Vaccines.

EXPOSURE AND TESTING: What to Do If Exposed to Someone Confirmed or Suspected to Have COVID-19 

If you are in need of a COVID test and have mild to moderate symptoms, we encourage you to visit a local pharmacy or to call ahead for an appointment at an urgent care center. Click here for a list of local COVID-19 testing sites.