Increased Precautions We're Taking in Response to COVID-19

LAST UPDATED ON 03/15/2021

As updates on the impact of the coronavirus continue to be released, we want to take a moment to inform you of the heightened preventative measures we have put in place at White Deer Run Treatment Network to keep our patients, their families, and our employees safe. All efforts are guided by and in adherence to the recommendations distributed by the CDC.

Please note that for the safety of our patients, their families, and our staff, there are certain restrictions in place regarding on-site visitation at White Deer Run Treatment Network.

  • These restrictions have been implemented in compliance with updated corporate and state regulations to further reduce the risks associated with COVID-19.
  • Options for telehealth visitation are continuously evaluated so that our patients can remain connected to their loved ones.
  • Alternate methods of communication for other services may be offered when deemed clinically appropriate.

For specific information regarding these changes and limitations, please contact us directly.

CDC updates are consistently monitored to ensure that all guidance followed is based on the latest information released.

  • All staff receives ongoing infection prevention and control training.
  • Thorough disinfection and hygiene guidance is provided.
  • Patient care supplies such as masks and hand sanitizer are monitored and utilized.
  • Temperature and symptom screening protocols are in place for all patients and staff.
  • Social distancing strategies have been implemented to ensure that patients and staff maintain proper distance from one another at all times.
  • Cleaning service contracts have been reviewed for additional support.
  • Personal protective equipment items are routinely checked to ensure proper and secure storage.
  • CDC informational posters are on display to provide important reminders on proper infection prevention procedures.

The safety of our patients, their families, and our employees is our top priority, and we will remain steadfast in our efforts to reduce any risk associated with COVID-19.

The CDC has provided a list of easy tips that can help prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue and then immediately dispose of the tissue.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth.
  • Clean and disinfect objects and surfaces that are frequently touched.
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.
  • Stay home when you are sick, except to get medical care.

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Alcohol Addiction Treatment FAQ

Are there drug and alcohol counselors that accept Medicare?

Yes! Many drug and alcohol counselors accept insurance, including Medicare. Others may even offer services on a sliding scale.

Is there an alcohol rehab inpatient program that accepts Medicaid?

Yes! Many alcohol rehab inpatient programs accept insurance, including Medicaid. To determine if a program that you are considering accepts Medicaid, just call the admissions office.

What to say to an alcoholic friend?

An alcoholic friend needs a listening ear, and kind but honest words. When you speak to an alcoholic friend:

  • Be willing to encourage your friend to seek professional help
  • Be willing to assist them in the process
  • Be mindful of your own wellbeing during this time

What is the difference between binge-drinking and alcoholism?

  • Binge drinking is the behavior of drinking to the point of excess, and it carries significant risk.
  • Alcoholism is a chronic disease that affects a person’s ability to stop drinking, even when negative consequences abound.
  • Both alcoholism and binge drinking can expose a person to significant harm.

What to expect from an alcoholic rehab clinic?

Alcohol rehabs offer many services, including but not limited to the following:

  • Detox
  • Inpatient, residential treatment
  • Outpatient services
  • Referrals
  • Family support

What to do if your dad is an alcoholic?

If your dad is an alcoholic, encourage him to seek treatment, and express your support. In addition, work towards maintaining healthy boundaries with anyone whose problematic drinking has negatively affected your life.

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