Baylor College of Medicine

COVID-19 Patient Information

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Vaccine Update

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Baylor Medicine is committed to vaccinating our patients by following the federal and state guidelines for administering the COVID-19 vaccine, including additional doses for immunocompromised individuals and booster doses.

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Continuing Patient Care

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We Are Here for You

Baylor Medicine physicians are caring for patients both at the clinic and virtually via telehealth applications. View more information regarding telehealth visits.

Additional screening and protective measures are in place to protect all who enter our facilities. Learn more about how we are protecting you and get tips for your appointment visit.

Visitor Guidelines

If you are a visitor accompanying a patient to any Baylor Medicine or Baylor St. Luke’s care site, we ask for your help in protecting our patients by following our visitor guidelines.

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Pre-Surgery Instructions 

  • You may require preoperative PCR testing prior to your surgery based on case rates in the community and your personal vaccination status.
  • If you have any questions about if you will need testing, please discuss with your physician's office.
  • PCR testing is available through the hospital’s Pre-Anesthesia Department at 832-355-2672 or at a number of community sites, including:   
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Post-COVID Care Clinic

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Have you or someone you know had COVID-19? Visit our Post-COVID Care Clinic, designed for patients who suffer from long-term symptoms or want to learn more information about what to expect after having COVID-19. 

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FAQs for Cancer Patients

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Coronavirus: What people with cancer should know

FAQs for Pregnancy

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Coronavirus:  What pregnant women should know

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Think you may have COVID-19 symptoms or need a test?  

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If you’re experiencing symptoms of COVID-19, or think you may need a test, please do not come to the office.  Please call your primary care practitioner’s office to discuss your symptoms and determine if you need testing. 

There are many community testing sites throughout the community. Learn about Houston area testing resources and Texas testing resources.

Learn more about how to take care of yourself if you have COVID-19.