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Coronavirus “COVID-19” Updates

Southdale ObGyn is OPEN offering visits in person visits and via telehealth.  We are taking extra precautions at the clinic and hospitals to keep our patients and staff safe. 

We are asking all patients to wear a face covering to your appointment.  Our staff will be wearing face coverings and eye protection, as well. 

CALL FIRST: If you think you have been exposed to or have symptoms of COVID-19, such as fever, cough or difficulty breathing, call your healthcare provider for medical advice. Please do not come into the office until you are instructed to do so.

COVID-19 is a viral respiratory illness with symptoms ranging from a mild cold to severe illness. We are closely monitoring information and recommendations from the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) and the Center for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC). If you are sick with COVID-19 or think you might have it, find a testing site and follow these steps to help protect other people in your home and community.

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COVID-19 Booster in Pregnancy (updated Dec 2022)

Pregnancy is considered an underlying medical condition.  The COVID-19 vaccine is safe, effective, strongly recommended and endorsed by the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology (ACOG), The Society of Maternal-Fetal Medicine (SMFM) and the Providers at Southdale ObGyn.    All people, including pregnant people, should receive a bivalent mRNA COVID-19 vaccine booster dose following the completion of their last

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COVID-19 Updates for M Health Fairview

New!  Starting August 15, 2022, Fairview Hospitals have updated their visitor restrictions. Take a virtual tour of M Health Fairview Southdale here!  M Health Fairview Ridges virtual tour coming soon. Two visitor restriction changes took effect Monday, August 15, 2022: All areas - children ages 5 and up are allowed to visit (changing from 12

Covid-19 Antiviral Treatment in Pregnancy

Oral antiviral treatment can reduce the risk of COVID-19 related severe illness, hospitalization and death and is recommended for use in pregnant or breastfeeding patients by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG), and the Society for Maternal Fetal Medicine (SMFM). Test To Treat is an online tool

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Can the COVID-19 Vaccine Impact Mammogram Results?

Due to your body’s expected immune response after the COVID-19 vaccination, you may experience swelling in the lymph nodes in the underarm where you received your shot.  Although this is a normal response and sign that your body is building protection against COVID-19, it can cause an abnormal reading on your mammogram.  To avoid a

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Can I get the COVID-19 vaccine with my other vaccines?

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) now says it’s OK to receive the COVID-19 vaccine at the same time as other vaccines. People with COVID-19 who have symptoms should wait to be vaccinated until they have recovered from their illness and have met the criteria for discontinuing isolation; those without symptoms should also wait

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Pregnancy and the COVID-19 Vaccine (Updated)

As the COVID-19 vaccine distribution accelerates in Minnesota, many women are checking with their medical providers to see if they should get the vaccine. Recent clinical trials are showing evidence that the vaccine is safe and highly effective for pregnant women and their babies. Clinical trials and research about the COVID-19 vaccine for pregnant and breastfeeding
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Who’s getting vaccinated?

Updated 8/30/21   Everyone 12 years of age and older is eligible for a COVID-19 vaccine.  Eligibility has rapidly expanding for COVID-19 vaccination as supply increases.  To find out more about getting vaccinated now, visit Stay Safe MN: Who’s Getting Vaccinated. To learn more about COVID-19 vaccination during pregnancy, talk to your provider and read

Five Facts About COVID-19 Vaccine

Everybody has questions about COVID-19 vaccines and with good reason. For the past 100 years, we’ve never experienced a global pandemic of this magnitude, and COVID-19 — unlike the seasonal flu — is an entirely new coronavirus which meant researchers had to develop and test all-new vaccines. In March and April of 2020, estimates for

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Enhanced Safety Protocols to Protect You and Your Loved Ones

Our relationship with you is so important to us, we are doing everything we can to continue to serve you well. We’re investing in several enhanced safety protocols. Upon your next visit, you will see some additional safety protocols in place. COVID-19 is an invisible virus and highly contagious before symptoms appear. Unknown community transmission
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Keeping you safe during your visit

As the cases of COVID-19 increase, it is more important than ever that we all do our part to slow the spread.  At Southdale ObGyn, we are continuously reviewing and updating our processes to slow the spread of COVID-19 including: social distancing universal face coverings for staff, patients & visitors visitor limitations clean rooms and

Use of Cloth Face Coverings to Help Slow the Spread of COVID-19

In recommendation from the CDC,  we are requiring our patients and guests to wear a face covering to your appointment to help protect other patients and our staff.  You can expect that our staff will be wearing face coverings during your visit to keep you safe, as well.  We are all in this together, so

How to Decrease Anxiety During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Stressed much?  Noticed an increase in your anxiety level?  You’re not alone!  The consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic, both real and potential, have the ability to cause increased stress and anxiety in many of us.  Below are some tips to help manage your anxiety during these unpredictable times. Breathing Breathe in for a count of

Stay Safe Minnesota

By staying home, Minnesotans successfully pushed out the peak of the COVID-19 pandemic and bought our state time to get ready to treat those who fall ill.  Beginning May 18th, Governor Tim Walz has lifted the shelter in place order and Minnesota will slowly shift from “Stay at home Minnesota” to “Stay Safe Minnesota”.  As

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Postpartum & Breastfeeding Updates During Coronavirus “COVID-19”

Update from WHO 3/20/20: If someone who is breastfeeding becomes ill with COVID-19, it is important to continue breastfeeding! The baby who has already been exposed to the coronavirus by the mother and/or family will benefit most from continued direct breastfeeding. *All coronavirus “COVID-19” updates can be found on our main page.

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Appointment Updates: Telehealth, Office Visit or Postpone

Appointment Update:Your safety is our priority.  We have several safety precautions in place to continue to support social distancing and reduce the spread of COVID-19. Southdale ObGyn will continue to review current recommendations and tailor our plan to provide the safest, highest quality of care for our patients. The health and wellbeing of our patients
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Pregnancy Updates During Coronavirus “COVID-19”

NOTICE FOR PREGNANT PATIENTS Even as we transition out of Minnesota’s stay at home order,  we continue to recommend pregnant patients strictly adhere to social distancing by staying home starting at 36 weeks gestation until your delivery. If you need a note for your employer to support this recommendation, please contact our office or send

What Are the Symptoms of Coronavirus?

Call your doctor:  If you think you have been exposed to COVID-19 and develop a fever and symptoms, such as cough or difficulty breathing, call your healthcare provider for medical advice or complete the questionnaire found here to determine if you should get tested and to find a testing location near you. The symptoms of coronavirus,

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What is Coronavirus and What Can I Do To Prevent It?

With guidance from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH), we are closely monitoring the outbreak of a new coronavirus, COVID-19.  COVID-19 is a respiratory infection that was first detected in China and continues to expand.   This infection causes respiratory symptoms such as cough, fever and trouble breathing.  The

Note: Coronavirus is being highly publicized and there are many cases where patients may be searching for information using mispellings or alternative words. We are providing this list of alternative but in many cases inaccurate spellings to help during searching for resources and information. Coronovirus, covid, covid 19, covid-19, covid disease, corona illness, corono illness, 2019-nCoV.

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Edina, MN 55435
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Burnsville, MN 55337
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