Taking care of yourself is a prerequisite to being able to take care of others during these challenging times. Baylor College of Medicine offers a number of resources to help all members of the College community stay well.
If You Think You Have Symptoms of COVID-19
If you think you have symptoms of COVID-19, call your personal physician for initial screening.
If you have symptoms and think you may have in contact with a COVID-19 patient in a clinical setting while working, please contact the Occupational Health Program.
Steps to follow if you do not have a primary care physician:
Schedule a virtual visit:
For students enrolled in the Student Insurance Plan, downloading the MDLIVE app will provide access to live consultation with an MDLIVE doctor for nonemergency medical needs. View this video to learn more. View more details and instructions on how to schedule a virtual visit.
For residents, fellows, postdocs, faculty and staff who are enrolled in a BCM healthcare plan, Virtual Visits providers Teladoc, AmWell and Doctor On Demand are prepared to help guide you and your covered dependents who think they may have been infected by COVID-19. More information is available online. Visit Baylor Medicine, Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Group or Texas Children’s Hospital find a physician or visit Texas Department of State Health Service for additional resources.
View the COVID-19 Exposure/Work Guidelines for Faculty, Residents, Fellows and Staff. (Baylor log-in required)
The College has partnered with MedEd Solutions to offer the Well-Being Index (WBI), a brief nine-question, validated, online self-assessment that provides immediate individualized feedback, tools and national/local resources to support well-being.
Mental Health and Wellness Program
Baylor College of Medicine has developed a menu of options to assist students, trainees, staff, and faculty with coping during trying times. The Mental Health and Wellness Program at BCM services are completely private and confidential. Your information – including your participation – will not be disclosed to others, including your colleagues or supervisors. Read the announcement of this new program to learn more. (Baylor login required)
Resources for Managing Challenges to Living Our Values
Baylor College of Medicine is committed to the values of integrity, respect, teamwork, innovation, and excellence. When everyone at the College lives these values we create a culture that supports all members of our community to thrive personally and professionally. During these challenging times, sustaining a culture that reflects our values is the responsibility of each of every individual at the College. The College has a number of resources available to help you manage interpersonal and personal challenges that may arise while navigating the current climate.