OKLAHOMA CITY – Living in an unprecedented time of pandemic and social distancing brings the potential for mental health problems.
OU Medicine is preparing mobile emergency rooms, located near the Emergency Room entrance of OU Medical Center, to help safely and efficiently medically screen urgent and emergent patients for COVID-19.
To slow the spread of this disease through U.S. communities, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has encouraged Americans to practice "social distancing" measures.
Effective March 18, 2020, employees, residents and students returning from domestic or international travel must complete a telephone screening PRIOR to returning to campus, or to being assigned to University duties.
Effective immediately, hospital and clinic patients are limited as to how many visitors may visit or join them at appointments. See story for new guidelines.