If you are having a heart attack, the sooner you get treatment the better. That's why it's important to recognize the signs of a heart attack, which include
If you think that you or someone you know is having a heart attack, you should call 9–1–1 immediately.
Persons can take steps to lower their risk of developing heart disease by preventing or treating and controlling high blood pressure, preventing or treating and controlling high blood cholesterol, by not using tobacco, by preventing or controlling diabetes, and by maintaining adequate physical activity, weight, and a healthy diet. Persons being treated for conditions or risk factors should follow the guidance of their health care providers If you have high cholesterol, high blood pressure, or diabetes, there are steps you can take to lower your risk for heart disease.
COVID-19 is the cause of a current global pandemic. The situation is constantly evolving. Brampton Cardio Pulmonary Services continues to monitor the situation closely to ensure we protect our patients and ourselves during this crucial time, while still providing the highest quality patient care possible.
We are following official guidance from the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario (CPSO), the Ontario Medical Association (OMA), and the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) and shutting down all but essential services.
WE WILL PROVIDE SCHEDULED TELEPHONE APPOINTMENTS
Please be at home at the time of your scheduled clinic visit and have your medications and pharmacy information (name and phone number) available to review. If you have a home blood pressure monitor – please take and record your Blood Pressure prior to call. You will receive a phone call within 30 -40 minutes of your scheduled appointment. If by some chance your appointment is missed it will be rescheduled.
If you need to contact the office, leave a message on the voicemail at 905-455-3010 and your call will be returned by one of our medical office team.
COVID-19 Patient Information: COVID-19 is a respiratory virus that can cause an illness like a common cold. In some cases, the virus may cause a more severe respiratory infection leading to hospitalization and respiratory and cardiac failure. Patients at greatest risk include those with:
Those who are infected with COVID-19 may have little to no symptoms. You may not know you have symptoms of COVID-19 because they are similar to a cold or flu.
Symptoms of COVID-19 may take up to 14 days to appear after exposure to COVID-19 they include:
To protect yourself against COVID-19, you should:
We kindly ask that you isolate yourself - DO NOT present to clinic.
INSTEAD: Contact TeleHealth (1-866-797-0000), or your family doctor.
PLEASE HELP TO PREVENT THE SPREAD OF INFECTION