Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Frequently asked questions

We’ve answered some common questions about coronavirus.

Is it safe to go to the hospital or a doctor’s office? 

While screenings are no longer taking place at our building entrances, COVID-19 and other viruses are still active within the community. Our goal is to protect Scripps’ patients, staff and visitors by limiting the risk of virus introduction and spread within the health care environment.

Rest assured that our clinics and hospitals are safe places to receive medical care for everything from preventative health visits at our outpatient clinics to heart care and cancer treatments at our specialty clinics to immediate medical issues at our urgent care facilities and emergency rooms.