COVID-19 Precautions

COVID-19 Precautions

Stay safe: protect yourself & others

Bigfork Valley wants to remind our community of the importance of maintaining a social distance, wearing a mask, and practicing good hand hygiene. The tools below can help you understand your part in slowing the transmission of COVID-19 and when you should seek care.

  • Wash your hands:  Regular hand washing is one of the best ways to prevent illness.
  • Wear a mask:  Facemasks have been proven to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
  • Practice social distancing:  Avoiding close contact with people who are sick and those that don’t live in your household can prevent the spread of COVID-19 in your community.  Avoiding large crowds and gatherings are also effective ways to protect yourself and others.
  • Get vaccinated: The COVID-19 Vaccine is safe, effective, and is available at no cost to patients!  Stop the spread by getting vaccinated as soon as you can and stay up to-date with the latest COVID-19 Vaccine information!  COVID-19 Vaccines are available in the Bigfork community!  Call 218-361-3274 to schedule a vaccine appointment with Scenic Rivers.

Watch for symptoms

If you are concerned about your symptoms, call your health care provider or primary care clinic.  The CDC continues to update the list of possible symptoms of COVID-19.  Click the link above for more information about the symptoms of COVID-19.

Stay home when you are sick

If you become sick with COVID symptoms, you should stay home except to seek medical care.  Get tested and click the link above to learn about what to do if you are sick.

Online COVID-19 Screening Tools

If you are mildly ill without suspected COVID-19 exposure, you should get tested.  If you feel you need to consult with a medical provider about your symptoms and further management, you can call your health care provider’s office directly:

  • Bigfork’s Scenic Rivers Clinic

  • Bigfork Valley Hospital

Clinic/Emergency Visit Instructions:  Call your health care provider before going to the clinic or Emergency Department and ask what the best way is for you to be evaluated.  If this is an emergency, go the the Emergency Department or call 911.  Call ahead to the Emergency Department or let the 911 operator know you might have COVID-19.

Bigfork Valley Hospital:  218-743-4491