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Gallus Medical Detox Centers, COVID-19 Admissions Policy

Written by Dr. Patrick J. Gallus, DO | Updated on Feb 18, 2023

Medically reviewed by Dr. Patrick J. Gallus, DO

As a leader in the inpatient medical detox industry, we’re committed to providing the highest quality care in the safest environment for our patients.  We are doing all we can to help those seeking medical detox treatment to avoid COVID 19 exposure.  The health, safety, and well-being of our patients, staff and community are our top priority.

COVID-19 poses a unique and urgent health threat, as does the addiction crisis and we must be diligent in our response to all urgent health epidemics.

We are taking extra precautions at this time to maintain the health and well-being of our patients and full time medical and clinical staff:

  • Screening all patients for symptoms of COVID-19 during the pre-admission process and upon arrival on-site
  • Our RNs are monitoring patients 24/7
  • All staff are self-monitoring and will not enter our centers if they have any symptoms
  • Temporarily suspending visits and tours to our centers
  • Working with Arizona and Colorado state departments and monitoring their websites daily for updates to guidelines
  • Helping other medical facilities in the community free up bed space by transferring detox patients to us

Gallus Medical Detox is committed to being the best first step in overcoming substance use disorders for patients needing medical detoxification services. We have been working hard to meet the increased demand for medical detox services and are delighted to announce the opening of our new Colorado location.

Chief Medical Officer

Dr. Patrick J. Gallus, DO

Dr. Gallus is a board-certified emergency medicine physician. He obtained his B.S. in Health and Physical Education from the University of Montana, and his D.O. from the College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific. He completed his emergency medicine residency at Texas A&M University, Scott & White Memorial Hospital. As the Chief of Staff at Yavapai Regional Medical Center in Prescott Arizona, he developed two emergency departments with a staff of 18 board-certified physicians that saw 72,000 patients a year. Dr. Gallus has over 15 years of experience treating drug- and alcohol-related issues.

Last medically reviewed on March 14, 2020

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