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Tryon Medical Partners urges patients to keep their regular appointments

Tryon’s 100 doctors and 225 medical staff test negative for Covid-19 – for the second time. 

Tryon Medical Partners, the Charlotte region’s largest primary care medical practice, urges its patients to continue to keep their ongoing medical appointments – either virtually or in person – during the Covid-19 pandemic.

The practice also announced today that for the second time, it tested all of its physicians and medical staff for the Covid-19 virus, and 100 percent of its doctors and staff again tested negative for the virus.

With the onset of the virus earlier this year, many people decided to postpone regular visits to their doctor.  This was understandable.

However, now, after four months into the pandemic, that practice is no longer prudent — and patients should keep their existing doctor appointments, either virtually or in-person at one of Tryon’s eight clinics. 

“Many ailments, such as diabetes, emphysema and rheumatoid arthritis need on-going care from a doctor, and can quickly get worse unless treated by a physician,” said Dr. Dale Owen, CEO of Tryon Medical Partners.  “Postponing or avoiding medical care can compromise your overall health, and put you at greater risk should you contact Covid-19.”