With continued evolving public health concerns during the COVID-19 outbreak, For All Seasons is now offering telehealth service options for clients including teletherapy and telepsychiatry. Unless further notice is given by the State of Maryland, For All Seasons offices continue to remain open at all locations, with staff available for in-person services. The agency continues to hold urgent care and crisis appointments in-person. English and Spanish speaking services also continue to be offered. The Rape Crisis Center 24-HR response is actively serving clients through advocacy as well as hospital accompaniment as needed.
For the safety of those who attend in-person appointments, the agency has put into place strict screening measures for clients and staff:
• All individuals entering any of the agency offices will be required to complete an illness screening.
• All individuals will be directed to wash their hands for at least 20 seconds upon entry.
• All individuals should limit their movement within the facility to only those areas that are necessary for the purpose of their visit.
• If someone has cold or flu-like symptoms such as a cough or fever, newly developed shortness of breath, or has recently traveled to an area inside OR outside the United States with known coronavirus (COVID-19) within the last 14 Days, or have been in contact with someone who has traveled or contracted the virus, he or she should call For All Seasons at 410-822-1018 to reschedule an appointment or to make arrangements for teletherapy or telepsychiatry.
According to Beth Anne Langrell, CEO of For All Seasons, “We are actively monitoring information from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and local officials regarding the COVID-19. The safety and well-being of our clients and staff is our highest priority. Our staff has already begun offering telehealth options and in the event that the Governor changes the restrictions on small businesses, we are prepared to adapt. For our in-person appointments, we are conducting an illness screening, and we have increased the frequency of sanitizing and cleaning our office spaces.”
For All Seasons is observing a more structured visitation procedure. Visits to all locations will be by appointment only for agency clients. General visitors will not be permitted at any office location. For further information, call 410-822-1018 or visit forallseasonsinc.org. For All Seasons English Hotline is 1-800-310-RAPE (7273) and Spanish Hotline is 410-829-6143.
For All Seasons serves Caroline, Dorchester, Kent, Queen Anne, and Talbot counties. For All Seasons Rape Crisis Center offers certified sexual assault victim advocates; counseling and support groups, free and confidential services in English and Spanish, support in the hospital, police department, and court, and referrals to social and legal services. For All Seasons English Hotline is 1-800-310-RAPE (7273) and Spanish Hotline is 410-829-6143.
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