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Holiday Hours & CDC Guidelines

Dec 22, 2020

This week there are special holiday hours for the clinic and pharmacy we want to make sure you are aware of. If you require after-hours immediate care when we are closed, call (316) 262-6262. If you think you have a medical emergency, call 911 or your doctor immediately.

Thursday, December 24

Friday, December 25

Saturday, December 26

Friday, January 1

CDC Holiday Guidelines

The safest way to celebrate winter holidays is at home with the people who live with you. Travel and gatherings with family and friends who do not live with you can increase your chances of getting or spreading COVID-19 or the flu.

The following CDC recommendations are from

Wear a mask

Stay at least 6 feet away from others who do not live with you

Avoid crowded, poorly ventilated indoor spaces

Wash your hands

Get a flu shot as soon as possible

Safer Celebrations

Celebrating virtually or with the people you live with is the safest choice this winter. If you do gather with people who don’t live with you, gatherings and activities held outdoors are safer than indoor gatherings.

Attending a Winter Holiday Celebration

In addition to following the steps that everyone can take to make the holidays safer, take these additional steps if attending a gathering to make your celebration safer:

Hosting a Winter Holiday Celebration

If you choose to have guests at your home, make sure that everyone follows the steps to make holiday celebrations safer. Other ways you can make your celebration safer include:

Food and Drink at Holiday Celebrations

When it comes to winter holidays, food traditions are often an important part of celebrations. There is no evidence that handling or eating food spreads COVID-19, but it is always important to follow food safety practices. Also make sure to:

Consider Other Winter Holiday Activities

The safest way to celebrate winter holidays is at home with the people you live with. Here are some ideas for celebrating the winter holidays safely.

Host a virtual celebration with friends and family

Gather virtually for a gift exchange or activity

Decorate for the season

Throw a virtual dance party

Enjoy the winter weather, if you live somewhere with snow

Volunteer to help others in need

Attend a virtual religious ceremony

If your holiday traditions usually involve visiting Santa Claus, check local opportunities and know requirements for visiting safely.

Holiday Travel

Travel may increase your chance of spreading and getting COVID-19. CDC continues to recommend postponing travel and staying home, as this is the best way to protect yourself and others this year.

If you are considering traveling for the winter holidays, here are some important questions to ask yourself and your loved ones beforehand. These questions can help you decide what is best for you and your family.

If the answer to any of these questions is “yes,” you should consider making other plans, such as hosting a virtual gathering or delaying your travel.

If your answers are “no” and you do decide to travel, be sure to take these steps during your trip to protect yourself and others from COVID-19: