COVID-19

 

Need a COVID-19 Vaccination or a booster?

Need a COVID-19 Vaccination or a booster?

CDC recommends everyone ages 6 months and older get vaccinated against COVID-19  Upland Hills Health has applied for a supply of the vaccine for children age 6 months to 5 years. Delivery is expected soon. Check back frequently. We will announce its availability here.

COVID-19 boosters have been authorized for those aged 5+.  Use the CDCs booster tool to find out when you can get a booster.

Pfizer vaccines, including pediatric (ages 5-11) and booster doses, are available at Upland Hills Health Family Medicine clinics. Please contact your clinic to schedule an appointment for a vaccine. Clinics locations can be found here. 

If you prefer a Moderna or Johnson & Johnson vaccine, or you don’t have an Upland Hills Health provider, you may check with your county’s public health department (Iowa County Health: 608.930.9870) or see all vaccination locations in Wisconsin here:
Wisconsin Department of Health Services COVID Vaccination Location

If you have misplaced your COVID-19 Vaccine Card:
Access the Wisconsin Immunization Registry (WIR) and enter your personal information to see a listing of all immunizations that have been entered for you. You can then print this listing for proof of immunization.

What you should know about the COVID-19 vaccines:


 

Need a COVID-19 test?
Need a COVID-19 test?

COVID-19 testing at Upland Hills Health is offered to people who live, work or go to school in Iowa County, or those who have a local primary care provider. There is no age restriction. All test collections are nasal.

    • Same-day appointments may not always be available.
    • Consider signing up for MyChart to get your test results quicker.
    • Do not go to the Emergency Department to receive a COVID-19 test unless your symptoms are severe. The Emergency department is for people with symptoms or injuries needing urgent or emergent care. Thank you.
  • Call 608.930.8000 during office hours to make an appointment for testing.
    Appointments required. Monday through Friday, 7:30 am- 1:00 pm at
    UHH hospital campus, 800 Compassion Way, Dodgeville–look for the white canopy at front of building
    Test results: 48 hours.

Other area COVID-19 testing locations:

  • Iowa County Health Dept.: Tuesdays and Thursdays 9 a.m.-10:00 a.m.
    (608) 930-9870
  • Grant County Health Dept.: Monday, Wednesday, Friday 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
    (608) 723-6416
  • Lafayette County Health Dept.: Mondays and Fridays 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
    (608) 776-4895
  • Spring Green EMS: Sundays 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
    327 Winsted Street – Registration is required. Register at springgreenems.com
  • Dodgeville, Platteville or Mt. Horeb Walgreens: 7 days a week 9:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m.
  • Hartig Drug Platteville: Testing schedules are subject to change.
    (608) 348-9771
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  • We are doing our part to keep you safe and healthy.

    Processes at our entrances may change from week to week as COVID-19 cases rise and fall in our area. Please come to your appointment early. Allow time for new processes taking place before your appointment.

    Everyone in this facility must follow these guidelines:

    • Wear a mask. Your mask must cover your mouth and nose. It is important to cover your coughs and sneezes.
    • Use hand-sanitizer.
    • Notify healthcare staff if you (or anyone in your house) have fever, chills, new or worsening cough, sore throat, headache, trouble breathing, shortness of breath, sudden loss of taste or smell, muscle pains or diarrhea OR if within the past 14 days you been exposed to anyone who has COVID-19…you have had the above symptoms…. or have been quarantined due to COVID-19.
    • Vendors must check in through Symplir.
    • Stay 6 feet away from others whenever possible

    Visiting a patient?

    • Patients in our hospital are allowed two visitors per day.
    • Please check in at the main entrance.
    • Please do not visit a patient if you are feeling sick or have been exposed to someone who is COVID-19 positive.
    • Healthcare decision makers, support persons and visitors of end-of-life patients must follow all standard visitor guidelines. Anyone currently experiencing or who has recently experienced any acute respiratory symptoms; cough or shortness of breath, will not be allowed to visit or accompany a patient.

    Clinic appointment?

    • If you are ill or have been exposed to someone who is COVID-19 positive, we may care for you in an alternative area.
    • In all Upland Hills Health facilities, please wear a face cover, and keep yourself 6 feet from staff and other patients.
    • Avoid crowded waiting rooms, please attend your appointment alone when possible. If you need help, one support person (over the age of 16) may accompany adult patients. Two support people (over the age of 16) may accompany pediatric patients (age 0-18). Staff may ask visitors to wait in their vehicle if common spaces are congested.

    Together we will get through this.

    • Support local food pantries. Find a list of local food pantries on the Southwestern Wisconsin Community Action Program website. http://swcap.org/covid19.html
    • Donate your plasma if you’ve recovered from COVID-19. Visit www.bloodcenter.org, fill out the appropriate form and a patient services representatives will follow up with you.

    Are you in crisis or struggling? You are not alone.

    Educate yourself with ACCURATE information. Look to these reliable sources for information about the COVID-19 situation:

    If you have questions or immediate needs related to COVID-19, you can: (Si tiene preguntas o necesidades inmediatas relacionadas con COVID-19, puede:)

    • Text (Texto) COVID19 to 211-211,
    • Visit 211Wisconsin.org, or
      Visita al 211Wisconsin.org, o
    • Call 211, Llame al 211

    Centros para el Control y la Prevención de Enfermedades: www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index-sp.html

     

    We appreciate your ongoing efforts at masking, handwashing and physical distancing. Learn about the vaccine:

    WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT GETTING VACCINATED

    GO WHERE THE DOCTORS GO TO STAY IN THE KNOW–DOCTOR RESOURCES

Does my insurance work with Upland Hills Health?

It’s one of the most common questions our patient financial services experts get.

Most people are surprised to learn that Upland Hills Health works with a wide range of health plan and PPOs. We are an independent, nonprofit healthcare organization, always pursuing additional insurance carriers that service our communities.

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Most frequently used insurance plans:

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