Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resources
COVID-19 Vaccination Education and Distribution
Baptist is working closely with local officials to make the COVID-19 vaccines available to eligible individuals, including those in our underserved communities. We are working hard to promote the safety and importance of getting the vaccine for stronger and healthier communities. For more information and answers to frequently asked questions about the vaccines, please visit the COVID-19 Vaccine page, or you can call our 24/7 Coronavirus Resource Center hotline at 866-941-4785.
We have gathered materials from a number of sources to provide a convenient place for you to find expert information about Coronavirus Disease 2019, or COVID-19. The best things you can do to protect yourself from the disease are to remain calm and follow these precautions:
- Don't expose others if you have flu-like symptoms.
- Cover your cough with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash and wash your hands, or cough or sneeze into your upper arm.
- Wash your hands frequently and properly.
- Don't touch your mouth, nose or eyes.
- Avoid people who have flu-like symptoms.
- Reassess travel plans based on CDC recommendations.
- Practice Social Distancing – stay away from large crowds and maintaining distance (3 feet from health people, 6 feet from sick people) from others when possible.
Monoclonal Antibody Therapy for COVID-19
If you have tested positive for COVID-19 in the last 10 days and are at greater risk of developing serious illness, you may qualify for monoclonal antibody therapy, an infusion treatment that has proven to be very effective in reducing the severity of illness in patients. Baptist was the first health care system in our region to administer monoclonal antibody treatments in patients at the earliest stage of infection with great success. Learn more about this life-saving therapy.
Going Back to School Safely
This school year is unlike anything we have ever experienced. If you chose in-person learning for your child this year, it’s a good idea to ensure you and your child follow these tips to help ensure a safe and healthy school year.
Frequently Asked Questions
Detailed answers about Coronavirus and COVID-19 and how you can protect yourself and your family.
If You've Been Exposed
Exposure to COVID-19 does not result in immediate symptoms. Learn what to do if you think you have been exposed.
If You Test Positive for COVID-19
If you had your test performed at a Baptist Hospital or Baptist Medical Group clinic, a representative from Baptist will contact you to advise you of next steps. Learn what you can do to protect yourself and your family
Baptist's COVID-19 Testing Statistics
Baptist is committed to keeping informed, with accuracy and transparency, on the progress of COVID-19 testing in all the communities we serve. We’re tracking all COVID-19 testing performed at all Baptist hospitals and clinics throughout our footprint. For a breakdown of the number of tests performed at the Baptist facility nearest you, along with the number of positive and negative results, visit our COVID-19 Testing Stats page.