COVID-19 ALERT: Important Updates and Information for Patients

The health and safety of our patients is of the utmost importance to Global Neurosciences Institute (GNI). One of the best things about being a heath care provider is caring for others. We are here for you. Your trust in our care means a great deal to us, and for that we are truly grateful.

GNI is working hard to ensure we are keeping our patients, families, and staff safe and healthy as per the CDC guidelines during this unprecedented time in history.

COVID-19 What You Need To Know 

Stay Safe. Protect Yourself.

You can prevent your chances of contracting COVID-19 by taking these steps:

  • Wash hands liberally with soap and water for 20 seconds or more.
  • If soap and water is not available, use hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol.
  • Avoid touching your face, eyes, nose and mouth.
  • Please stay home. Limit contact with others and be smart about travel.
  • If you have to go out, maintain personal space with 6 feet of distancing.
  • Don't Panic. Stay Informed:

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
World Health Organization
Pennsylvania Department of Health | Hotline: 1-877-724-3258
New Jersey Department of Health | Hotline: 1-800-222-1222
Call: 2-1-1

 

Symptoms to Monitor

Symptoms of COVID-19:

  • Fever
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath
  • Body aches or fatigue

If you believe you have come in contact with someone with COVID-19 or are exhibiting mild symptoms, please do not go to the Emergency Room or Urgent Care Center seeking testing. Please contact your primary healthcare provider. Your doctor will determine your need for testing and treatment depending on the severity of the situation.

If you are experiencing a severe medical emergency, such as shortness of breath or chest pain, immediately call 9-1-1.

Click here for information on our updated patient policies.

Thank you for remaining thoughtfully engaged with GNI as our world takes precautions for COVID-19. Courage is forged from the same source as fear, and during these past few days we are reminded the resilience within us all as we face this time of unforeseen difficulty.

Please be well.

Erol Veznedaroglu, MD, FACS, FAANS, FAHA
President and CEO of Global Neurosciences Institute