Our Safety Measures as We Continue to Help Addicts During COVID-19
With all the unrest going on in the country regarding COVID-19 and people from all walks of life attempting to navigate unprecedented waters and the ever-evolving information on how best to stay safe and continue life, what is the best avenue in our current situation for addicts in need of help? As you may have heard, fears of a spike in overdose fatalities during mandatory quarantines have created a lot of urgency for addicts to get the help they need. We recognize the need to provide our services to help those in need while also recognizing that creating a safe environment is of paramount importance given these trying times.
At Narconon Suncoast, we have precise protocols and preventative measures in place to ensure our facility is the safest place possible for anyone seeking treatment. All while we remain committed to providing the highest quality of care in helping addicts overcome their addictions and achieve drug-free lives. The following policies put in place have allowed us to maintain a safe environment for all our staff and students during this pandemic:
- COVID-19 testing procedures for anyone admitted to the center to minimize potential risk
- 24-hour nursing care which provides routine temperature checks on every person entering the premises, including all staff and students, along with routine checks for symptoms or illnesses and safety measures in place should this occur
- Following all CDC guidelines which include wearing masks and social distancing
- Routine decontamination of the center using a powerful and effective decontaminant, disinfectant, sanitizer, cleaner, and deodorizer as well as follow-up full sanitation wipe downs of the center several times a day and hand sanitizer units stationed in multiple areas in and around the facility
- We have suspended visitation to the center to minimize exposure and risk, only staff, students, and service workers are permitted on the property
Our Executive Staff and Medical Director regularly monitor the ever-evolving pandemic closely and continue to stay current on the advice from the CDC and Florida Department of Health as we safeguard our facility. At Narconon Suncoast, we not only want to provide the best possible rehabilitation and care for addicts seeking help in overcoming their addictions, but we also want to ensure we are providing the safest care possible.
The dangers involved with drug abuse and addiction naturally put addicts at high risk in their daily lives, and given the current climate of the world and the risks involved for everyone, we know that providing safe and effective measures to help addicts have never been more needed, and that is why we have continued work so diligently to create a safe environment where addicts can remove themselves from the dangers of drug addiction and get into treatment safely.