Coronavirus COVID-19 Bonner General Health's priority is for the safety and well-being of our patients, their families, and our staff. It's important to begin discussing prevention and preparation regarding the COVID-19/Coronavirus. This is a rapidly evolving situation. Bonner General Health is actively working on preparedness for COVID-19/Coronavirus. Panhandle Health District has activated an informational call center for the public to help answer questions regarding the coronavirus (COVID-19) situation. Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information Hotline: 877-415-5225 open Monday - Friday 8 am - 5 pm. Guidelines to the public: Avoid the emergency room unless it's essential. The emergency room is trying to limit any possible exposure and serve those with critical needs. Stay home if you're sick - even if symptoms are mild. Practice good personal hygiene habits, including handwashing, coughing into your elbow, and avoiding touching your eyes, nose, and mouth. Most up to date information on this rapidly changing situation can be found on the CDC website at cdc.gov. Important to note about the illness: Most people with COVID-19 will have mild illness Not everyone needs to be tested and testing is not yet widely available We are actively working on plans to care for patients with severe coronavirus Practice good personal hygiene habits, including hand-washing, coughing into your elbow, and avoiding touching your eyes, nose, and mouth.