P.A.L.S. Cancer Care in Bermuda is closely monitoring the developments of COVID-19 here in Bermuda. As an essental service, they remain working and completing home visits when they safely can, and virtually visiting or telephoning their patients where possible. OFFICE HOURS Monday to Friday: 9am - 1pm MEDICAL EMERGENCIES Outside of office hours, an RN will be available to cancer patients for medical emergencies 24 hours a day. Please call 236-7257 and ask to page the PALS on call. Please notify them if you have any of the following symptoms: Cough Fever Shortness of Breath They will ask that you contact your GP for further advice. Please DO NOT go to your GP office or the Emergency Department, but instead call for advice. SERVICE UPDATES They remain committed to continue to provide excellent care and support to you, however in an effort to protect you and their staff they will be limiting face to face contact and visits to those patients whom we deem a visit is essential. All nurses and Dr Alikhani will be working remotely and will not be working in the office. If you would like to get hold of them, please call the office on 236-7257 and your message will be passed on to the relevant person. Should you need supplies, please call ahead and we will make sure to have them ready for you when you arrive.We ask that everyone remains outside the building unless invited to come in. This will minimize traffic in our building and therefore any risk of viral transmission. Finally, things you should do to reduce your risk and prevent the spread of any virus are: Exercise social distancing Wash your hands with water for at least 20 seconds - and often throughout the day Use hand sanitizer gel if soap and water are not available Cover your cough/sneeze - this means using a tissue and disposing of it immediately then washing your hands, or if tissue is unavailable, sneeze/cough into the your elbow/sleeve Things you should NOT do: Touch your eyes, nose or mouth with unwashed hands. The landscape is changing frequently, therefore please call if you are concerned or check the PALS facebook page. PALS thanks you for your understanding and hopes everyone remains safe during these vulnerable times.