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.

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TUCSON, Ariz. (May 16, 2019) – More than 100 health care providers, members of the community and local city officials were present for the ribbon cutting ceremony, dedication, haka blessing and celebration.

The afternoon commenced with formal tours of Copper Sky, where attendees learned of Sierra Tucson’s integrative model of care and viewed resident accommodations, integrative therapy rooms, pharmacy center and the expanded facilities for individual treatment sessions and an admission center, all designed to enhance the resident recovery experience.

Pictured right to left: Patrick Burns, office of Mayor Jonathan Rothschild; Amy Fritton Grudinschi, Sierra Tucson CFO; Anthony Smith, Pinal County Supervisor; Jeremy Brown, ALPA Senior Project Manager; Sue Menzie, Sierra Tucson Chief Quality/Risk Officer; Jaime Vinck, Sierra Tucson CEO; Blake Master, Sierra Tucson Chief Admission Officer; Richard Clark, Acadia Western Division President; Richard Appert, Acadia VP Business Relations; Dr. Aaron Wilson, Sierra Tucson Chief Medical Officer; Grant Glines, Acadia Division CFO