Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Information and Tips

Due to the presence of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Florida, providers affiliated with the TopLine MD Alliance would like to share related information based on the direction of local and national authorities. By now, you’ve likely heard a lot about this virus, how it spreads, and how to protect yourself. You can learn more about this by visiting the CDC Coronavirus FAQ page here.

Affiliated providers are taking steps to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. Learn more about what steps you can take to support this effort, below.

As a patient, you may fall into one of these categories:

All practices affiliated with TopLine MD are exercising increased precaution to reduce the risk of exposure to COVID-19. We’re taking recommended steps from the CDC to limit exposure, including frequent sanitation of exam rooms, waiting rooms and reception areas. 

Please call your healthcare provider’s office ahead of time for an initial screening if:

  • You are experiencing symptoms
  • You have been in close contact with a person known to have COVID-19
  • You live in or have recently traveled by air or sea to an area with ongoing spread of COVID-19

Depending on the initial phone screening with your provider’s office, you may be directed to visit the office, an emergency department at a hospital or be coordinated with the Florida Department of Health for testing.

Please call your healthcare provider’s office ahead of time for an initial screening if:

  • You are experiencing symptoms
  • You have been in close contact with a person known to have COVID-19
  • You live in or have recently traveled by air or sea to an area with ongoing spread of COVID-19

Depending on the initial phone screening with your provider’s office, you may be directed to visit the office, an emergency department at a hospital or be coordinated with the Florida Department of Health for testing.

Advice from local and national authorities:

There are numerous resources available from the CDC, the Florida Department of Health, and local authorities.

Advice from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC):

Advice from the Florida Department of Health:

Depending on the county you live in, the Florida Department of Health has provided specific information:

The Florida Department of Health has a dedicated call center for any questions related to COVID-19 every day from 8am – 12am. Persons suspecting exposure should call 1-866-779-6121.

Email inquiries can be sent to COVID-19@FLHealth.gov. Email response rate is 1 – 2 hours. Clinical questions will be answered by a clinical professional.

Last modified on 3/17/2020