Increased Precautions We're Taking in Response to COVID-19

LAST UPDATED ON 03/15/2021

As updates on the impact of the coronavirus continue to be released, we want to take a moment to inform you of the heightened preventative measures we have put in place at Sierra Tucson to keep our patients, their families, and our employees safe. All efforts are guided by and in adherence to the recommendations distributed by the CDC.

Please note that for the safety of our patients, their families, and our staff, there are certain restrictions in place regarding on-site visitation at Sierra Tucson.

  • These restrictions have been implemented in compliance with updated corporate and state regulations to further reduce the risks associated with COVID-19.
  • Options for telehealth visitation are continuously evaluated so that our patients can remain connected to their loved ones.
  • Alternate methods of communication for other services may be offered when deemed clinically appropriate.

For specific information regarding these changes and limitations, please contact us directly.

CDC updates are consistently monitored to ensure that all guidance followed is based on the latest information released.

  • All staff receives ongoing infection prevention and control training.
  • Thorough disinfection and hygiene guidance is provided.
  • Patient care supplies such as masks and hand sanitizer are monitored and utilized.
  • Temperature and symptom screening protocols are in place for all patients and staff.
  • Social distancing strategies have been implemented to ensure that patients and staff maintain proper distance from one another at all times.
  • Cleaning service contracts have been reviewed for additional support.
  • Personal protective equipment items are routinely checked to ensure proper and secure storage.
  • CDC informational posters are on display to provide important reminders on proper infection prevention procedures.

The safety of our patients, their families, and our employees is our top priority, and we will remain steadfast in our efforts to reduce any risk associated with COVID-19.

The CDC has provided a list of easy tips that can help prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue and then immediately dispose of the tissue.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth.
  • Clean and disinfect objects and surfaces that are frequently touched.
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.
  • Stay home when you are sick, except to get medical care.

For detailed information on COVID-19, please visit https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html

Introducing our newest West Coast Alumni Coordinator – Courtney Martinez

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TUCSON, Ariz. (Feb. 16, 2016) – Sierra Tucson, an internationally renowned leader in behavioral and mental health care, has promoted Courtney Martinez, MS, to alumni coordinator. Martinez has served as admissions coordinator at Sierra Tucson since October 2014.

In her new role, Martinez is responsible for facilitating weekly presentations on Alumni Relations services to family members and current residents, attending and hosting alumni groups and workshops, as well as communicating on a regular basis with alumni and their families.

“Courtney’s passion and dedication to support the healing community is a perfect combination for an alumni coordinator,” said Tim McLeod, Alumni Relations Manager. “I am excited to witness the new opportunities she’ll create to support our alumni community.”

Prior to joining Sierra Tucson, Martinez worked with several different treatment centers, serving as community outreach and support coordinator and admissions coordinator. When not caring for residents, she enjoys working in the film industry, currently serving as director and instructor for the Girls Film Project and as a freelance videographer.

In addition to the new West Coast division, Sierra Tucson also has alumni coordinators in the Midwest as well as on the East Coast. For more information on Sierra Tucson’s Alumni Relations services, visit www.sierratucson.com/about/alumni/.

About Sierra Tucson:

For 32 years, Sierra Tucson’s longstanding legacy of clinical excellence and compassionate care has resulted in recovery for those struggling with substance use disorders, trauma-related issues, eating disorders, chronic pain, and mood and anxiety disorders. A multidisciplinary team of professionals utilizes a bio-psycho-social-spiritual approach to ensure accurate diagnosis and individualized treatment. Sierra Tucson combines integrative and experiential therapies with evidence-based practices to provide a full range of treatment modalities. Residents receive the resources, support, and tools necessary for long-term change, including one full year of continuing care and a lifetime of alumni services. For more information, call 800-842-4487 or visit www.SierraTucson.com.