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COVID-19 Patient Information

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Vaccine Update

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Baylor Medicine is committed to vaccinating our patients as quickly as we can. We are following the state guidelines for distributing the COVID-19 vaccine. You do not need to be a current Baylor Medicine patient to receive a vaccine. As of Wednesday, May 12, 2021, everyone aged 12 and older is now eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine.

If you are a new patient to Baylor Medicine, please go to Vaccine Sign Up to register for your appointment. You will be sent an email invitation to schedule your appointment once registration is confirmed. 

If you are a current patient of Baylor Medicine, please log into your MyChart account to schedule your appointment. 

For scheduling assistance, call our vaccine line at (713) 798-8600.

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Visitor Guidelines

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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

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  • Baylor Medicine and Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center require some non-vaccinated patients to have pre-operative PCR testing no more than five days prior to surgery.
  • If you have any questions about if you will need testing, please discuss with your physicians office.
  • PCR testing is available through the hospital’s Pre-Anesthesia Department (832-355-2672) or at a number of community sites, including:   
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We Are Here for You

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Baylor Medicine physicians are caring for patients both at the clinic and virtually via telehealth applications. Our staff is reaching out to patients to determine the best way to continue their care given the current circumstances. View more information regarding telehealth visits.

Additional screening and protective measures are in place to protect all who enter our facilities.

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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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Questions About Appointments

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What if I have a scheduled appointment or need to schedule an appointment with my physician?  

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Coronavirus: What people with cancer should know

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

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 or call (713) 798-8600 if you do not have a primary care physician with Baylor Medicine. 

Learn about Houston area testing resources and Texas testing resources.

If you are a Baylor College of Medicine employee, you can access testing resources with your employee login.

How We Are Keeping You Safe

Learn more about how we are protecting you and get tips for your appointment visit.